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Explore Historic Coal Towns on ‘Ride Through Time’ Bike Tour

THE PLAINS, OH – A local historian will lead cyclists on a 17.5- mile tour of historic coal towns during the Ride Through Time bike tour on May 15.

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Jessie Dickson, Dawes Arboretum


“I am a firm believer that conservation work is not truly successful without the support and engagement of community members. Being able to work with our volunteers keeps ... Read More

Have a Bad Case of FOMO? The Rural Rambler Will Cure it!

Suffering from Rural Action FOMO? Never fear. The Rural Rambler is here. Our twice-monthly newsletter is the perfect cure for your Fear Of Missing Out on our latest news, events, ... Read More

Rural Action is a membership-based nonprofit organization based in Appalachian Ohio. Since 1991, our mission has been to build a more just economy by developing the region’s assets in environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways.