Parks and Land

December 24, 2009

From MORPC: New Reynoldsburg program helps kids walk/bike to school

Check out the article below. Reynoldsburg’s failed levy meant no buses for many students in the district. See how they are turning that into a positive: […]
December 9, 2009

MORPC wants your input on regional plan

It covers zoning, bikeways, transportation, walkability and more. Please participate. Take the Shape the Future of Central Ohio survey! It takes 10 minutes. It’s fast and […]
December 8, 2009

Project Learning Tree training now available in an online professional development course

Miami University now offers online professional development for teachers, including access to Project Learning Tree training. Check out www.muohio.edu/discovery
November 16, 2009

Governor Strickland supports the protection of open space

EE Advocates – Attached is a Governors’ Dear Colleague letter supporting full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which provides matching grants to […]
October 26, 2009

The new Grange Audubon Nature Center is eligible for an award, and you can vote!

The nature center, which opened this year, is in the running for an architecture award. It is a People’s Choice award, so you can vote for […]
October 21, 2009

Welcome our newest member: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in Ohio!

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Contact: Melanie Cota, Fish and Wildlife Biologist 614-416-8993 www.fws.gov Our mission is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, […]
October 5, 2009

Louisville, KY school gardens: math, culture, foreign language, other applications

Student gardeners learn land’s lessons Edible gardens take root at more area schools By Sara Cunningham ‘¢ scunningham@courier-journal.com ‘¢ October 3, 2009 Last month, fifth-graders at […]
October 2, 2009

Special invitation to LNCI members: Local Matters School Garden tour on Sunday, Oct. 4th

I’d like to extend an personal invitation to LNCI supporters to attend Local Matters School Garden Tour this coming Sunday, October 4th. Here are the details […]
October 1, 2009

Notes from Communication Team

This team was formed at Friday’s Leadership Retreat. The following is an abbreviated version of many things we talked about during our session. We are currently […]