No Dakota Access Pipeline. National Day of Action
Join us at the West Side Market from 4-6 this Tuesday, September 13 for a national day of solidarity with the tribes protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.
NEO PAC Fundraiser
Please join us for a cocktail reception at the home of NEO Chair, Steve McPhee, on Wednesday, September 14th. Learn how you can make a difference this election, meet others who care about Ohio’s Environment and hear from our guest speakers.
September 10 & October 8, 3:00-7:00 pm
What is ciCLEvia?
To reimagine a street segment as a place for people to be active and build community. What do you see for the streets of Cleveland? How do you ciCLEvia?
A Cleveland street segment that is temporarily closed to vehicle traffic and open to all forms of people-powered movement. Eat. Play. Walk. Roll.
West 25th and Clark
Our Sierra Club Ready For 100 Campaign is working actively to get everyone involved in urging Mayor Jackson to commit to 100% Clean Energy for the city of Cleveland by the year 2050. Therefore, your help is needed Sunday, September 11th at 3:00 pm to form a Human Wind Turbine to bring about awareness and support to reaching our goal. This is our launch event with special guests, prizes and refreshments. This event will be held at Abbey Overlook, 1402 Abbey Avenue. Please wear your orange, brown or dark colors. Also, this event is part of of National Aerial Art Ready for 100 Tour!
September 17, 1-6 PM
CWRU Farm Harvest Festival
Visit CWRU’s Farm at 37125 Fairmount Blvd. in Hunting Valley.
For info: https://students.case.edu/farm/
September 17, 2016, 10 am
Canoe or Kayak the Cuyahoga River
Paddle 10 miles on the Cuyahoga River from Eldon Russell Park to Hiram, and see a woodland stream, wetlands, beaver, birds, and nature. For more information call Dennis Plank at 216-939-8229 email@example.com.
Sunday, September 18th, from 9am to noon
Cahoon Creek Cleanup
We will be starting at Circle K (tentatively) and working our way north from there. 21790 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, OH. – Sue Engle
2016 Sustainable Cleveland Summit
Presented by the Cleveland Foundation.
The 8th annual Sustainability Summit will open the afternoon of Wednesday, September 21st with Remarks from Mayor Frank G. Jackson, a presentation of Awards, and a keynote and interactive workshop from Gil Penalosa and 8 80 Cities.
September 22nd will be a full day of visioning, design and action planning focused on:
- The current and upcoming celebration year topics
- Advancing the Cleveland Climate Action Plan, which incorporates the topics of: Energy, Water and Land Use, Community Engagement, Waste, and Transportation.
The Sustainability Summit is a unique opportunity to work across sectors, foster collaboration, learn about recent innovations and design the future of the Cleveland region. http://www.sustainablecleveland.org/2016_annual_summit
➡ Every Monday: Meat-Free Monday. Meat production uses tremendous amounts of water and is one of the greatest sources of methane emissions. Methane is 80%-100% more potent as a greenhouse gas than carbon in a 20 year time period. For more information about Meat-Free Mondays go to: neosierragroup.org/meat-free-mondays
Contact Jessica Ferrato at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for a cleanup or a workshop, arrange a drop-off of donated items for a fundraiser, help prepare & distribute rain barrels to salons, volunteer to help out with any event, or find out more!
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SATURDAYS 3:30 – 4:30 PM
Saturday Walks at the Nature Center Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
2600 S. Park Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio 44120 (Map)
Meet at the front door to the exhibit area each Saturday for a walk around our trails led by the weekend naturalist. Free! For a Nature Walk Schedule, call (216) 321-5935 or visit www.shakerlakes.org
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3RD MONDAY EVERY MONTH, 6-8 PM
City Fresh Mondays
Great Lakes Brewing Company Cellar
A monthly gathering of folks who want to learn, have dialogues and collaborate on issues related to food, health, community development and the environment. Hosted by the New Agrarian Center and Great Lakes Brewing Company. Free! For more info, contact Brad Masi, NAC Executive Director
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Other Resources for Fun Activities Cleveland Metroparks
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
216-524-1497 or 440-546-5991
Lake County Metroparks
Native Plant Society of Northeast Ohio
Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
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