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, United States

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, United States

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 […]

Shine a Light on the Statehouse: What Can We Learn from the Householder/Borges Trial?

To celebrate National Sunshine Week, join Common Cause Ohio for a lively discussion from a panel of political and environmental journalists who have spent their careers shining the light on Ohio’s government and elections. Learn about Ohio’s Sunshine Law, how the Householder/Borges trial is a great example of what happens in the dark, and what […]

OEC Emerging Leaders: Closing the Loop: Circular Economy, Explained

Please join us on March 30, 2023 at 12:00pm for Closing the Loop: The Circular Economy, Explained. This one hour zoom event will give an overview of the circular economy concept as well as a look into how businesses work towards adopting this model. We will be joined by experts Michelle Shively MacIver, Director of […]

Ohio Energy Law & Policy Primer

Ohio Environmental Council 1145 Chesapeake Ave., Suite I, Columbus, OH, United States

Ohio Energy Law and Policy is a complex web of regulations, laws, and administrative decisions. It is constantly evolving, making it difficult for attorneys and advocates to understand how best to represent their communities or their clients in venues like the Public Utilities Commission or Ohio Power Siting Board—or in other venues, such as city […]

Green Gala 2023: You are here

The Wells Barn at the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens 1777 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH, United States

The Green Gala provides the unique opportunity for environmentalists around the state to come together, build our path ahead, and celebrate the accomplishments that bring us hope and heart. Please join together with hundreds of other committed members of the environmental movement at the OEC’s annual Green Gala on May 20, 2023 from 6:00 to […]

Garden Tour: Noteworthy Natives – Cincinnati Nature Center

Join Cincinnati Nature Center for Cincinnati’s premier garden tour featuring 11 magnificent gardens which incorporate native plants in unique and creative ways. Guests receive a Garden Tour program booklet to help plan their self-guided tour. Locations include Milford, Anderson, Hyde Park, Pleasant Ridge, and Montgomery. Order tickets by June 7 to receive the tour booklet in […]