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Paddle in the City · 2018 Spring River Cleanup

  Paddle in the City · 2018 Spring River Cleanup

Join us for first River Cleanup along the Scioto River to start the 2018 paddle season. Participants can join the HERO crew for a guided paddle through the heart of downtown Columbus and the award winning Scioto Mile in a kayak or canoe or paddle board. Once past the urban landscape, we will enter the […]

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Monthly Community Clean-up – Litter League

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Monthly Community Clean-up – Litter League

We LOVE this neighborhood and want to keep it looking beautiful. Help us pick-up trash and get this really cool T-Shirt designed exclusivly for Cream & Sugar’s Litter League by Matt Holley and you will also receive a Kid’s ice cream cone for helping each event.

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Three Developers Awarded Green Grants for Cleanup Efforts

Walker Evans Walker Evans Three Developers Awarded Green Grants for Cleanup Efforts

Three local Columbus development organizations were awarded over $200,000 in grants from the city’s Green Columbus Fund at yesterday’s City Council meeting. That includes a grant for $135,990 for the Day Companies to redevelop and restore three commercial buildings Downtown, known as the long-vacant Madison’s department store. The company acquired the properties two weeks ago […]

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Photos: Earth Day 2013

 Pam Reece Photos: Earth Day 2013

As part of Green Columbus 7th annual Earth Day celebration, The MAD Scientist, Friends of Alum Creek and Tributaries and Westerville Parks and Recreation organized a planting event on April 20th to build a wetland ecosystem in Highland Park. The wetlands was marked off by different colored flags to represent the water level variations. Volunteers […]

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Artist Aurora Robson’s largest exhibition coming to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Anne Evans Anne Evans Artist Aurora Robson’s largest exhibition coming to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

It continues to baffle me that one can still find plastic bottles and other litter alongside our roadways and waterways. Groups like Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed (FLOW) and Keep Columbus Beautiful regularly schedule cleanups to beautify areas of the city. FLOW has been saving the plastic water bottles found in their last few […]

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Earth Day 2011 Seeking Volunteers and Participants

Walker Evans Walker Evans

This year’s Earth Day cleanup event takes place on Saturday and Sunday, April 16th and 17th. The following Saturday, April 23rd will be host to the art and music festival portion of the event, taking place in Franklin Park. Organized by Green Columbus, this celebration has quickly grown to become the largest volunteer-driven Earth Day […]

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‘Lighten Up’ Theme Selected for Earth Day 2011

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Press Release: Green Columbus, the local nonprofit responsible for coordinating and mobilizing the largest volunteer turnout for Earth Day service projects in the country, has selected “Lighten Up” as the theme for Earth Day 2011. “Lighten Up” will be the fifth observance of Earth Day organized by Green Columbus (and the 41st observance globally). Last […]

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tickets to urban living tour

The Urban Living Tour Returns on Sunday, May 2!

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