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City of Columbus Begins Research on Plastic Bag Restrictions

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea City of Columbus Begins Research on Plastic Bag Restrictions

Following recent bans and restrictions on single-use plastic bags in several states and municipalities across the country, the office of Mayor Michael Coleman is resolved to formulate a similar policy for Columbus. How exactly to protect the city from being polluted by plastic grocery bags is a task which has fallen in part on David […]

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Columbus Zoo Celebrating New Babies

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Zoo Celebrating New Babies

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium expanded its animal family over the weekend with the birth of a male dama gazelle and a bonobo whose sex is still unknown. This marks the 14th bonobo born at the Zoo, and fourth baby for mother “Ana Neema”. The first bonobos arrived at the zoo in 1990 as part […]

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Explore Columbus: The Wilds

Anne Evans Anne Evans Explore Columbus: The Wilds

The Wilds are included as an extension of the Columbus Zoo. Since we have never visited, we decided to stop by over the weekend. The Wild Animal Encounter sounded best suited for our two young children, so with tickets booked, we were on our way. The weather had turned to a windy and chilly 55 […]

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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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New Audubon Center Nears Completion

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Construction on the area around the new Grange Insurance Audubon Center has been over three years in the making, and the long wait is about to finally pay off. The new conservation and nature center will be hosting their Grand Opening on August 28th. The 18,000-square foot center marks just a small piece of the […]

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