Parks and Land

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 […]
October 1, 2009

Notes from the Spring all-Ohio Summit Planning Team

This team was formed at the Leadership Retreat to assist in planning and organizing a spring Leave No Child Inside Summit for the entire state. This […]
September 14, 2009

Grants available for helping children walk or bike to school

Ohio SRTS Funding Available: By encouraging and enabling children to use active transportation, communities can cut costs, offer healthy options and improve the area surrounding the […]
September 3, 2009

Natural Playspaces – a good model to replace the plastic playground

We are fortunate to have Franklin County Metro Parks that have incorporated the Nature Play Area concept into their parks. Our friend Leslie Strader at MORPC […]