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March 2017

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Back to Basics: A Brief Look at Environmental Policy

Back to Basics: A Brief Look at Environmental Policy

Saxbe Auditorium, Drinko Hall (55 W. 12th Ave)

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Interested in how climate change is impacting the world around you, but not sure how to take action? Or how federal, state, and local environmental policy initiatives intersect? Join Defend Our... Read more

5:00pm to 7:00pm
 
Reel Paddling Film Fest - Cleveland

Reel Paddling Film Fest - Cleveland

Around The Corner 18999 Detroit Ext, Lakewood, Ohio 44107

6:30pm to 9:30pm

Reel Paddling Film Festival sponsored by the Ohio Environmental Council. Various short films provided by Rapid Media. Full cash bar and kitchen open as usual. Tickets are $13 advance; $16 at the door... Read more

6:30pm to 9:30pm
 
American Rivers, Ohio Rivers -- We All Need Healthy Rivers

American Rivers, Ohio Rivers -- We All Need Healthy Rivers

Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center 2201 Fred Taylor Drive Columbus, Ohio 43210

7:15am to 9:45am

Cost: $30 for full meeting; $10(cash/check) $15(credit card) for EPN breakfast only; Free for students The Environmental Professionals Network hosts a monthly breakfast series with compelling... Read more

7:15am to 9:45am
 
Ohio EPA Water Quality and Public Hearing

Ohio EPA Water Quality and Public Hearing

50 West Town St, suite 700, Columbus Oh 43215

3:30pm

Ohio EPA is holding a public information session and hearing regarding issues of poor water quality in Ohio. This hearing will end when all people interested in speaking have had an opportunity to... Read more

3:30pm
 
14th Annual Amish Bird Symposium

14th Annual Amish Bird Symposium

Wheat Ridge Amish Community Building 3735 Wheat Ridge Road, West Union, OH 45693

9:30am to 4:15pm

The Nature Conservancy once again is a proud sponsor of the annual Adams County Amish Bird Symposium, scheduled for Saturday, March 4th, 2017. Join the Adams County Travel & Visitors Bureau and... Read more

9:30am to 4:15pm
 
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Green Up Day!

Green Up Day!

Pattison Park 2228 US Highway 50, Batavia, Ohio 45103

10:00am to 12:00pm

Group will meet behind the Lodge at Pattison Park. Volunteers will be using loppers to remove honeysuckle which is invasive to Ohio. It spreads rapidly through our forests and displaces native... Read more

10:00am to 12:00pm
 
Light Up With LED Trade-In

Light Up With LED Trade-In

Ohio Union at The Ohio State University 1739 N High St, Columbus, Ohio 43210

10:00am to 1:00pm

If you have registered (and received confirmation of your participation) for the Light Up With LED program, now's the time to come pick up your free LED bulbs! Bring the non-LED bulbs that you would... Read more

10:00am to 1:00pm
 
 
Environmental Professionals Network Breakfast Club

Environmental Professionals Network Breakfast Club

Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center

7:15am to 9:45am

We All Need Healthy Rivers joint EPN & WMAO meeting The Environmental Professionals Network and the Water Management Association of Ohio have planned a joint meeting at OSU Tuesday, March 7, 2017... Read more

7:15am to 9:45am
 
Climate Change Series - Byrd Center Tour #2

Climate Change Series - Byrd Center Tour #2

Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center 1090 Carmack Road Columbus, OH 43210

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join Ecohouse Solar for an exclusive tour of the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at the Ohio State University at 6pm on March 8, Wednesday. You will get a chance to learn about their on-site... Read more

6:00pm to 7:30pm
 
Designing Landscapes Using Native Plants

Designing Landscapes Using Native Plants

1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Whether you have an empty space that needs to be landscaped from scratch, or an existing garden that needs some modifying, this is the workshop for you! This informative hands-on workshop that will... Read more

6:30pm to 8:00pm
 
 
Volunteer Work Day - Edge of Appalachia

Volunteer Work Day - Edge of Appalachia

Strait Creek at the Edge of Appalachia Preserve System, West Union, OH

10:00am to 2:00pm

Project: Wood Invasive Species Removal TO SIGN UP: contact us at ohio@tnc.org or 614-717-2770 x100 and indicate the project location(s) and date(s) you’d like to attend. You'll need to RSVP to... Read more

10:00am to 2:00pm
 
Keep Wayne Wild Marietta Workshop

Keep Wayne Wild Marietta Workshop

The Adelphia Music Hall 203 2nd St, Marietta, Ohio 45750

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join UCAN for a 2 hour workshop for concerned citizens and groups in Marietta, OH who are facing the loss of up to 40,000 acres of their Wayne National Forest unit (which only consists of 60,000... Read more

5:00pm to 7:00pm
 
Keep Wayne Wild Marietta Social Mixer

Keep Wayne Wild Marietta Social Mixer

The Adelphia Music Hall 203 2nd St, Marietta, Ohio 45750

7:00pm to 12:00am

Join UCAN for an evening of fun in support of Wayne National Forest! The Adelphia is graciously hosting us for the evening. They will kick the night off with general info about what is being proposed... Read more

7:00pm to 12:00am
 
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Keep Wayne Wild Marietta Social Mixer

Keep Wayne Wild Marietta Social Mixer

The Adelphia Music Hall 203 2nd St, Marietta, Ohio 45750

7:00pm to 12:00am

Join UCAN for an evening of fun in support of Wayne National Forest! The Adelphia is graciously hosting us for the evening. They will kick the night off with general info about what is being proposed... Read more

7:00pm to 12:00am
 
Keep Cincinnati Beautiful Annual City-Wide Litter Index!

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful Annual City-Wide Litter Index!

1115 Bates Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45225

9:00am to 3:00pm

In preparation for the 2017 Great American Cleanup Season, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful will be conducting it’s Annual City-Wide Litter Index throughout the city of Cincinnati the week of March 13th-... Read more

9:00am to 3:00pm
 
Keep Cincinnati Beautiful Annual City-Wide Litter Index!

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful Annual City-Wide Litter Index!

1115 Bates Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45225

9:00am to 3:00pm

In preparation for the 2017 Great American Cleanup Season, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful will be conducting it’s Annual City-Wide Litter Index throughout the city of Cincinnati the week of March 13th-... Read more

9:00am to 3:00pm
 
Keep Cincinnati Beautiful Annual City-Wide Litter Index!

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful Annual City-Wide Litter Index!

1115 Bates Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45225

9:00am to 3:00pm

In preparation for the 2017 Great American Cleanup Season, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful will be conducting it’s Annual City-Wide Litter Index throughout the city of Cincinnati the week of March 13th-... Read more

9:00am to 3:00pm
 
Keep Cincinnati Beautiful Annual City-Wide Litter Index!

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful Annual City-Wide Litter Index!

1115 Bates Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45225

9:00am to 3:00pm

In preparation for the 2017 Great American Cleanup Season, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful will be conducting it’s Annual City-Wide Litter Index throughout the city of Cincinnati the week of March 13th-... Read more

9:00am to 3:00pm
 
BES 2017: Retrofits for Historic Buildings

BES 2017: Retrofits for Historic Buildings

1100 Superior Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44114-2501, United States

7:30am to 10:00am

Come learn what you need to know about doing a retrofit of historic buildings. Presented in collaboration by AIA Cleveland, Cleveland 2030 District, COSE Council of Smaller Enterprises, Sustainable... Read more

7:30am to 10:00am
 
 
Volunteer for Adopt a Road

Volunteer for Adopt a Road

Olander Park, 6930 W Sylvania Ave, Sylvania, OH 43560

9:00am to 12:00pm

Help TOPS pick up litter along a stretch of Sylvania Avenue. More information. Read more

9:00am to 12:00pm
 
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Increasing Food Business Profit by Eliminating Food Waste

Increasing Food Business Profit by Eliminating Food Waste

The Commissary 1400 Dublin Road Columbus, OH 43215

3:00pm to 4:30pm

DESCRIPTION Join OSBC, Abbe Turner of Lucky Penny Creamery and others at the Commissary in Columbus, Ohio for a presentation and discussion of ways to identify and reduce waste in your food based... Read more

3:00pm to 4:30pm
 
 
 
Public Meeting on the Great Lakes Your Voice: Toledo

Public Meeting on the Great Lakes Your Voice: Toledo

University of Toledo Lake Erie Center 6200 Bay Shore Road Oregon, Ohio 43616

6:00pm to 9:00pm

The International Joint Commission will hold six public meetings in Great Lakes communities to hear your views about how the Great Lakes are faring, and what Canada and the United States should do to... Read more

6:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Ohio Botanical Symposium

Ohio Botanical Symposium

Villa Milano, 1630 Schrock Road, Columbus, OH 43229

8:00am to 4:00pm

The Ohio Botanical Symposium is held at Villa Milano, 1630 Schrock Road, Columbus, OH 43229; (614) 882-2058. Check-in begins at 8am, and includes a buffet lunch with vegetarian options. Pre-... Read more

8:00am to 4:00pm
 
10TH Annual River Summit

10TH Annual River Summit

UD River Campus, 1700 S Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409

8:00am to 3:30pm

More information. Read more

8:00am to 3:30pm
 
2017 GreenSpotLight Awards Celebration

2017 GreenSpotLight Awards Celebration

Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Main Library, Reading Room, 96 S Grant Ave, Columbus, OH 43215.

9:00am to 11:00am

Columbus GreenSpotLight 2017 Awards Celebration Join GreenSpot and Councilmember Elizabeth Brown in a celebration of our community’s GreenSpot achievements. Being recognized: Three GreenSpot... Read more

9:00am to 11:00am
 
 
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Tour the Materials Recovery Facility at AHRC

Tour the Materials Recovery Facility at AHRC

Athens Hocking Recycling Center 5991 Industrial Dr, Athens, Ohio 45701

11:00am to 1:00pm

Ever wonder what happens to your recyclables after the AHRC truck picks them up? Here's your chance to find out what happens to recyclable materials in our area and how they contribute to the economy... Read more

11:00am to 1:00pm
 
Banff Mountain Film Festival: Program 2

Banff Mountain Film Festival: Program 2

Wexner Center for the Arts, Film/Video Theater, 1871 N High St Columbus, OH 43210 United States

7:00pm

A fan favorite since 1976, the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival has presented the most creative and inspiring examples of outdoor adventure filmmaking from around the world. This year, for the... Read more

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Upcoming Events

Tour the Materials Recovery Facility at AHRC

March 30, 2017
11:00am to 1:00pm
Athens Hocking Recycling Center 5991 Industrial Dr, Athens, Ohio 45701
Ever wonder what happens to your recyclables after the AHRC truck picks them up? Here's your chance to find out what happens to recyclable materials in our area and how they contribute to the economy in Hocking and Athens Counties. More information.

Banff Mountain Film Festival: Program 2

March 31, 2017
7:00pm
Wexner Center for the Arts, Film/Video Theater, 1871 N High St Columbus, OH 43210 United States
A fan favorite since 1976, the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival has presented the most creative and inspiring examples of outdoor adventure filmmaking from around the world. This year, for the first time, the Wex is presenting three entirely different programs over three nights—and they warn that tickets will sell out fast!

50th Annual Environmental Education Council of Ohio Conference

April 6, 2017
8:00am to 6:00pm
For 50 years, educators from all over the state have been coming together for this conference, and we are thrilled to celebrate all those years of greatness, with many more to come. As educators, we see the future in front of us every day and we are privileged to have an influence in the lives of those we teach. This year’s theme, “Honoring the Past, Looking To the Future”, will allow us to appreciate all of the goals that have been achieved over the last 50 years.

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