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Appalachian Educators Explore New Ways to Connect Nature to the Classroom

The pristine autumn fall colors and Burr Oak Lake served as the backdrop for the Appalachian Green Teachers Conference, held in late October each year at Burr Oak State Park ... Read More

Talking Trash — Taking the Zero Waste Pledge

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average American produces about 5 pounds of trash a day. However, being aware of how much waste we produce is only the ... Read More

Learn about acid mine drainage and discuss the future of Rush Creek

New Lexington, Ohio — Join Rural Action Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 5:30-7 p.m. at The Pizza Place, 100 W. Broadway, New Lexington, for a public community meeting to learn ... 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.