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June 2019

Xtinguish Torch Fest

June 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A Native American Water Blessing, performed by the Lake Erie Native American Council, will kick-off the Xtinguish Torch Fest. Ceremonial blessings and Native American drums shall honor the region for which the “Cuyahoga” (translated to be crooked River) was named by the indigenous. West Creek Conservancy, and the Xtinguish partnership, is also working with regional coordinators of the celebration of Juneteenth (a portmanteau of June Nineteenth) which is the celebration of Black emancipation—specifically in the state of Texas, on June 19,…

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Global PechaKucha Night: Waterways

June 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

On June 20th, 2019, Cleveland, Ohio will kick off a weekend of celebration with PechaKucha Night: Waterways, a groundbreaking event featuring presentations from thought leaders from around the world! We hope you and your friends will join us! Taking place in the 5,000 seat open-air Jacobs Pavilion amphitheater on the banks of the Cuyahoga River, this event is taking place 50 years after the last time industrial pollution caused a U.S. freshwater river to catch fire. This blaze on the Cuyahoga…

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Eric Roberson: Commemorating 50 Year Anniversary

June 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Presented by The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park Venue:Concert Hall Showtime:7:30 pm Doors open:6:00 pm $25, All Ages, Reserved Commemorating the 50 year Anniversary of the Cuyahoga River Burning Add on a $20 Meet & Greet Experience! Includes a preshow artist meet & greet, one beverage ticket and appetizer, and reserved seating for the concert. Quantities are limited. Must also buy concert ticket An evening of NeoSoul and Jazz on the river with Grammy Award nominee Eric Roberson, featuring percussionist…

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River Rally

June 21, 2019 - June 24, 2019

Hosted annually by River Network, River Rally provides an inspiring and energy-infused touchpoint for nonprofit groups from across the U.S. and beyond, as well as for agency and foundation representatives, industry innovators, philanthropists, academics, students, and community leaders. It includes over 70 learning opportunities, an awards ceremony, novel social events, and access to thought leaders and change agents. River Rally 2019 takes place along the banks of the Cuyahoga River and marks the last time that river caught fire from…

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Lead Safe Home Summit

June 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

This free event is being organized by United Way of Greater Cleveland in collaboration with a group of volunteer community members representing multiple sectors and the Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition. The Lead Safe Home Summit will convene parents, residents, landlords, advocates and local elected officials to learn about lead poisoning from national experts and peer cities; listen to stories of those impacted in our community; provide information on available resources; and build Cleveland's path forward. This experience will include educational…

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2019 State of the Great Lakes

June 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Cuyahoga River fire — and to launch a weekend full of community activity — The City Club of Cleveland is partnering with the Cleveland Foundation and The George Gund Foundation to host a special State of the Great Lakes forum that is free and open to all. June 22, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Cuyahoga River fire of 1969. This fire was by no means the first fire on the river (at…

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Blazing Paddles

June 22, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

When: June 22, 2019 7 am – 1 pm Where: Rivergate Park Facebook event Website Paddle Guru Registration Blazing Paddles is a public celebration of how the Cuyahoga River has risen like a phoenix since the 1969 fire ignited the environmental movement. Paddleboards, kayaks, and canoes will navigate either the 2-mile Carl Stokes Memorial, the 5.7-mile Ruth Patrick Memorial or 13 mile Rachel Carson Memorial (fast canoe/kayak/surf ski only) urban courses that flow past a unique mix…

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August 2019

Growing Local Solar Cleveland

August 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Newburgh Heights City Hall, 3801 Harvard Avenue
Newburgh Heights, OH 44105 United States
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Join us for this workshop exploring how state and local policies and programs can attract new solar projects and green jobs. This workshop is designed to provide resources for local government officials and staff but is open to all solar activists. Registration Fee: Individual tickets are $25. For organizations attending with 3 or more people, apply the discount code OHIOSOLAR for 20% off your entire purchase. Cleveland State University students may attend for free using this registration link. Lunch and a guided…

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November 2020

Rooted in Resilience: 2020 Annual Meeting

November 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


OEC Annual Meeting from The Ohio Environmental Council on Vimeo. While we will not have time to dive into each and every meaningful win we secured for Ohioans and our environment during our Annual Meeting, you will find conversations on much of our work and many of our wins below:  A Climate Conversation with Bill McKibben March 2020   Talk on the Trail with Columbus Metroparks March 2020   Win for the Wayne!  April 2020  …

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December 2020

OEC Year in Review & Look Ahead

December 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - December 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Driven by our vision of clean air to breathe, safe water to drink, and bountiful public lands to sustain our health and rejuvenate our spirits, we are adept at taking challenges and turning them into opportunities. As environmentalists, we know resilience. Together, we are fully capable of rising to the challenge. Join OEC's team for a series of deep dives to celebrate our 2020 state and local policy wins and look ahead to our fights for clean air, safe water,…

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