Redistricting 101 & Environmental Community Mapmaking

It’s no secret that Ohio’s congressional and state legislative district maps are gerrymandered. Because of these maps, our legislators often fail to respond to Ohio voters on our most pressing issues, especially renewable energy and the fight against climate change. Fortunately, in 2015 and 2018, Ohioans overwhelmingly voted for new redistricting processes. What even is […]

Cleveland International Film Festival | End of the Line: The Women of Standing Rock

We are proud to share that the Ohio Environmental Council is a Community Partner for the 45th Cleveland International Film Festival! We are supporting the film END OF THE LINE: THE WOMEN OF STANDING ROCK. This year's Cleveland International Film Festival will take place entirely online April 7-20, 2021. Tickets to the Film Festival are now […]

Exploring Access to Environmental Justice in Appalachia (Continuing Legal Education Course)

It’s no secret that Southeast Ohio and other Appalachian communities bordering the Ohio River experience environmental injustices at significantly higher rates than the rest of Ohio. And that the region, bordered by bounty, has played host to a number of extraction-based economics for decades, creating a place where farmlands abound, but fresh food is hard […]

Advocacy Trainings

Join the OEC’s team of experts to learn more about how you can get involved in advocacy to protect our environment. Designed to complement our new Advocacy Toolkit, these trainings will help you understand some key parts of successful advocacy. These virtual training sessions will take place on three different days through the coming weeks. […]

OEC Annual Meeting

Over the past year, we’ve taken action together—in our communities, at the Statehouse, and on Capitol Hill—to ensure a healthier environment for all who call Ohio home. This groundswell of collective support has helped the OEC achieve hard-fought victories for our air, land, water, and democracy. Join us virtually for the 2021 Ohio Environmental Council […]

The Power of Storytelling Amidst the Climate Crisis

Join the OEC on March 30, 2022 at 12 PM as we explore storytelling with Grist and their Imagine 2200 project! Grist is a nonprofit, independent media organization dedicated to telling stories of climate solutions and a just future. Their goal is to use the power of storytelling to illuminate the way toward a better […]

Forest Fest

The Village of Shawnee Shawnee, OH

Please plan to join the OEC and our partners on October 1 for outdoor recreation followed by food, merriment, and conversation about the local outdoor recreation economy! We’ve partnered with Buckeye Trail Association, Rural Action, the Village of Shawnee and Tecumseh Commons, Burr Oak Getaways, and Appalachian Understories to organize a first-of-its-kind celebration of Southeast […]

Greater Cincinnati Member Meet & Greet

Ohio River Launch Club 100 Strader Ave, Cincinnati, OH

The OEC will be hosting our Greater Cincinnati Member Meet and Greet on October 6 from 5:30-7:30 at the Ohio River Launch Club. Please save the date to meet our Southwest Ohio Regional Director Kylie Johnson, connect with other environmental enthusiasts, and hear from featured speakers, including Cincinnati Councilmember Meeka Owens, OEC Action Fund Board […]

Advocacy in Action: 2022 OEC Annual Meeting

Ohio Environmental Council members have always shown us that we are stronger, smarter, and more effective when we work together. What does our advocacy in action look like?  It looks like securing the strongest climate legislation in U.S. history... Building a movement to protect Ohio’s wild and wonderful forests... Strengthening critical drinking water protections for […]