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Leadership as a Practice for Healing the Earth

  Leadership as a Practice for Healing the Earth

This workshop is designed for people working with environmental issues, climate change action, outdoor education, for those taking leadership roles in business, fundraising, k-12 and college classrooms, as well as anyone concerned about how to support the healing of the earth in this threatening time. It acknowledges that such work, while deeply rewarding, can also […]

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

  Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Ohio River Foundation (ORF) is excited to bring the Wild Scenic Film Festival On Tour to Greater Columbus at the Gateway Film Center. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival works with environmental groups across the globe to host the film festival as a way to reach into their communities and bring together a diverse audience […]

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Environmental Policy and Outlook Conference

  Environmental Policy and Outlook Conference

Join The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences for the 2018 Environmental Policy and Outlook Conference. The all-day, free conference (and webinar) will feature speakers and panel discussions on Water Quality: Pathways to Sustainability and Energy: Economics and Policy of Renewables and Climate Change. Hear from representatives from the Ohio Environmental […]

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2018 GreenSpotLight Awards Celebration

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill 2018 GreenSpotLight Awards Celebration

Join Columbus GreenSpot and the Franklin Park Conservatory in a celebration of our community’s GreenSpot achievements. Being recognized: *Three GreenSpot businesses (small, medium, and large) that have demonstrated exemplary environmental performance; *GreenSpot Sustainability Initiative Class graduates; *The first school to be recognized as a GreenSpot School; and *The newest GreenSpot Neighborhood: German Village This is […]

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Bill on Energy Policy Threatens National Park System

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Bill on Energy Policy Threatens National Park System

Local environmentalists are rallying support in opposition to an energy bill currently moving through the U.S. Congress. The Energy Policy Modernization Act would “create or improve several programs designed to increase energy efficiency in buildings, require significant upgrades to the electrical grid… expedite liquid natural gas exports, loosen permitting rules for construction of natural gas […]

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Columbus Water Management Plan Gains EPA Approval

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Water Management Plan Gains EPA Approval

One of the bigger projects to emerge from 2014’s State of the City Address was the Blueprint Columbus plan — a city-wide stormwater and wastewater management program that would overhaul outdated infrastructure. The project’s aim is to reduce sewer overflow issues through modern environmental compliances and innovative green technologies. Today, the City of Columbus announced […]

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Recycling Day Comes to Ohio History Center

 Olivia Bower Recycling Day Comes to Ohio History Center

The Purge is coming to Columbus this summer. But don’t worry – it’s only The Great Green Purge, a day dedicated to disposing of unwanted items. Hosted by the Ohio Historical Center in conjunction with Big Green Head, the City of Columbus, Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio and others, the event will be held […]

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