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How Not to Plant Trees Wrong

Saturday, April 23

A guide to how community members are spreading native saplings in Athens, Ohio.

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Interview with Ecohouse resident Pao Munoz

Thursday, April 14

Paola Munoz, Charlene Suggs and Laura Farrell chose to live differently. Rather than relying on a physical structure to define their “homes,” Munoz, Suggs and Farrell sought out living experiences that prioritized environmental sustainability at the scale of the household. Although the three resided in Athens decades apart, they each participated in an intentional living endeavor – at the Ohio University Ecohouse, Wisteria Community or Acme Co-op – during their time in Southeast Ohio.

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OHIO celebrates Earth Week 2022

Wednesday, April 13

Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability and campus and community partners will open Earth Week with the OHIO Earth Day Celebrations on Monday, April 18, in the Walter Hall Rotunda. The University will also recognize Earth Day itself on Friday, April 22, with a parade and event at the Baker University Center.

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Kiplinger Fellowship in Climate Change Reporting

Monday, April 11

The Kiplinger Fellowship in Climate Change Reporting is proud to announce its list of professional speakers who represent some of the top leaders in journalism and climate sciences.

This year’s fellowship will feature 15 trainers who will give presentations to 19 environmental journalism fellows while on Ohio University’s Athens campus, April 18-22.

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Athens Beautification Month offers wide range of ways to get involved

Monday, April 4

Ohio University and the City of Athens welcome the campus and community to participate in Athens Beautification projects occurring throughout April.

An annual spring tradition, Athens Beautification Month gives volunteers numerous opportunities to help clean up and beautify the community.

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Sustainable Administration Hub Seminar April 11

Friday, April 1

Sustainable Administration Hub Coordinator Dr. Ryan Fogt will lead a Sustainability Seminar on Human Resources at 5 p.m.  on Monday, April 11, in Grover W115.  The seminar will also be available on Teams.

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OHIO again honored with Tree Campus Higher Education recognition

Monday, March 28

Ohio University was honored by the Arbor Day Foundation for the sixth consecutive year with the 2021 Tree Campus Higher Education recognition for the University’s commitment to campus forest management.

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Susan Calhoun tends Ohio University’s cherry trees

Tuesday, March 22

Ohio University alumna Susan Calhoun has been the longtime caretaker of OHIO’s cherry trees, assuring each year that the iconic trees that line the Hockhocking Adena Bikepath are tended to and sustained for years to come.

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Brick by brick: building a stronger, more sustainable community

Monday, February 28

Through a partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Southeast Ohio, the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service at Ohio University has facilitated the diversion of a massive amount of construction and demolition waste generated from campus activities to a more productive purpose.

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Sustainability Awards nominations now being accepted

Thursday, February 24

The Ohio University Office of Sustainability is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Sustainability Awards. The awards recognize staff, faculty, students, departments and community members or organizations for their outstanding contributions to sustainability at Ohio University or in the local community.

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