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Mar 1 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Mar 2 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Mar 3 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

State of the Mill Creek Report
Join us to celebrate another year of Mill Creek improvement! We will recognize the volunteers and champions that have dedicated their time and resources to making the Mill Creek great again. Presentations will include results from the second year of the Mill Creek Water Quality Monitoring Program...

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Sat Oct 31 2015 .
Mar 4 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Learning About Local Foods at the Northside Farmers Market
Kids and adults alike have opportunities to learn about healthy eating at the Northside Farmers Market (NFM) in 2015.  As part of its growing farm-to-table initiatives, the market now offers monthly youth cooking classes in partnership with the Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center.  Baker...

Mar 4 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Repeats every month on the first Thursday until Wed Dec 30 2015 .
Mar 5 2015 - 8:30am - 10:30am

Meet Me Outdoors Action Team Mtg.
Get involved with the action team that serves to get more people outdoors and engaged with nature in our region by attending this monthly meeting.

Mar 5 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Homegrown Tomatoes
Instructor: Jerry Luebbe, President - Cincinnati Heirloom Open Pollinated Tomato Associate Growers (CHOPTAG)Cost:  $10 (free for CGC volunteers)A guide for the tomato gardener in the quest for the perfect tomato and the beginner tomato gardener just getting started. Grow varieties with...

Mar 6 2015 (All day)

Imago Amigos: Cork Boards and Coat Hooks
Join us for a fun evening of beautifying Imago's indoor entrance area and learn how to create two hands-on upcycled projects for your own home. We'll create a coat hook rack made from drawer pulls and found wood. We'll also create and hang a cork bulletin board made from used wine corks...

Mar 6 2015 - 8:30am - 4:30pm

Repeats every month on the first Friday until Wed Dec 30 2015 except Fri Jan 02 2015. Also includes Fri Jan 09 2015.
Mar 6 2015 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Mar 6 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Mar 7 2015 - 8:00am - 3:30pm

2015 Neighborhood Summit
The 2015 Neighborhood Summit is a gathering of civically enganged residents that recognize the value of working together to make all of the neighborhoods in Cincinnati stronger, more welcoming places to live.  THe theme of the Neighborhood Summit is Collaboration Erases Boundaries. This year...

Mar 7 2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Schoolyard Garden Development Training
Instructors: Mary Dudley, Youth Education Coordinator and Sam Dunlap, School Gardens CoordinatorCost: Free. Please register by calling 221-0981 x 11This training is for teachers, parents, and community members who wish to start a schoolyard garden. The training is a full day of learning a design...

Mar 7 2015 - 10:30am - 6:30pm

Mar 9 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Civic Forester Series: Tree Selection and Identification
Spring is a great time to plant trees. Explore a wide range of trees, their uses in the landscape and how to plant and maintain them in this three part class series (March 9,16 & 23) designed to cultivate civic-minded tree stewards. The Civic Forester Series is presented in partnership with...

Mar 9 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Repeats every week until Wed Apr 01 2015 .
Mar 10 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Master Composter Series
The Civic Garden Center is calling all garden gurus and environmental enthusiasts for the intensive Master Composter series! This series includes 20 hours of intensive composting instruction. Tuesday evening lectures will cover the details of soil science, a variety of composting methods,...

Mar 11 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Learning About Local Foods at the Northside Farmers Market
Kids and adults alike have opportunities to learn about healthy eating at the Northside Farmers Market (NFM) in 2015.  As part of its growing farm-to-table initiatives, the market now offers monthly youth cooking classes in partnership with the Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center.  Baker...

Mar 11 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Botany for Vegetable Gardeners
Instructors: Mary Dudley, Youth Education Coordinator and Greg Potter, Community Gardens CoordinatorCost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)Learn the basics of botany to help you grow healthy plants in your garden. Learn the environmental conditions needed for healthy plant growth, the function of roots...

Mar 12 2015 - 7:30am - 3:20pm

Public Workers Tree Seminar
Public Workers Tree SeminarMarch 12, 2015Presented By:Northern Kentucky Urban and Community Forestry Council Sixteenth Annual5 KY Pesticide Applicators CEUs Approved6 ISA CEUs APPROVEDDear (Contact First Name), We hope that you or someone you know is interested in attending the upcoming 2015 Public...

Mar 12 2015 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Mill Creek Watershed Business Luncheon
The Mill Creek Watershed Council of Communities (Council) is hosting a business luncheon in partnership with the Evendale Chamber of Commerce. We welcome you to engage with your fellow business representatives to discuss challenges and opportunities related to the Mill Creek including water quality...

Mar 12 2015 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Middle Mill Creek Watershed Charrette
Make the Mill Creek great again! The Council is updating the Mill Creek Watershed Strategic Plan and is seeking your input. Join the discussion and have your voice heard on topics related to the future of our urban stream. We will be discussing issues and opportunities regarding the Middle Mill...

Mar 12 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Mar 12 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Planning Your Healing Garden
Instructors: Carisa Hund-Bunten and Bennett Dowling, CGC HorticulturistCost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)Now that you are ready to enhance your body, home and environment, start by learning what to plant!  Cari and Bennett will provide names of plants (many will be available at our Spring...

Mar 12 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Mar 14 2015 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

Fruit Trees for our Region
Instructor:  Dave Koester, Campbell County ExtensionCost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)To grow successful fruit trees it helps to start with plants that are the right size for your site and are disease resistant. Take home ideas for fruit tree varieties that are well adapted to our region and...

Mar 14 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Backyard Composting Methods
Instructor: Jerry Luebbe, Master ComposterCost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)Explore a variety of outdoor composting systems and discuss the pros and cons of various bins and tools. Learn best practices in maintenance strategies to achieve your composting goals. This class covers basic composting...

Mar 16 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Civic Forester Series: Tree Planting and Maintenance
Instructor: Bennett Dowling, CGC HorticulturistA tree’s success in life has a lot to do with how it is planted and cared for. Learn best practices in tree planting to ensure your investment of time and resources will result in a healthy tree. Bennett’s crash course in tree maintenance...

Mar 16 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Protecting Water for People and the Planet - Maude Barlow speaks at Xavier University
Maude Barlow, Food & Water Watch, former UN senior advisor on water, author of Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever (2014) and Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water (2009), will be speaking at Xavier University. Before the...

Mar 17 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Master Composter Series
The Civic Garden Center is calling all garden gurus and environmental enthusiasts for the intensive Master Composter series! This series includes 20 hours of intensive composting instruction. Tuesday evening lectures will cover the details of soil science, a variety of composting methods,...

Mar 18 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Learning About Local Foods at the Northside Farmers Market
Kids and adults alike have opportunities to learn about healthy eating at the Northside Farmers Market (NFM) in 2015.  As part of its growing farm-to-table initiatives, the market now offers monthly youth cooking classes in partnership with the Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center.  Baker...

Mar 18 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Building Healthy Soils
Instructor: Holly Utrata-Halcomb, Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation DistrictCost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)This class will provide an introduction to basic soil science and discuss the importance of conserving and cultivating a biologically active soil to grow healthy fruits,...

Mar 19 2015 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Spring Tea and Silent Auction
  The event will include tea with homemade appetizers and desserts along with a silent auction to help raise funds for theFriends of the Boone County Arboretum.

Repeats every month on the third Thursday until Wed Dec 30 2015 except Thu Feb 19 2015, Thu Apr 16 2015, Thu Jun 18 2015, Thu Aug 20 2015, Thu Oct 15 2015.
Mar 19 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Transportation Action Team Mtg
MissionThe Transportation team engages transportation planners, public transit systems, bicycle advocates, public health experts, electric car makers, and civic organizations to promote the use of public transit, make our region more bike friendly and encourage alternative modes of transportation...

Repeats every month on the fourth Thursday until Mon Mar 30 2015 .
Mar 19 2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Energy Conservation Action Team and Renewable Energy Action Team Mtg.
Join Green Umbrella Energy Conservation Action Tream and Renewable Energy Action Team for their first joint meeting in 2015. The meeting is being held at a new time and location in response to the need for more space. The two Action Teams are considering merging, but will begin with combined...

Repeats every month on the third Friday until Thu Dec 31 2015 .
Mar 20 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Waste Reduction Action Team Mtg.
March 2015 Meeting Cancelled - Will Meet again in April 2015   This action team works to reduce waste disposed in the residential/commercial sector by 33% as we transition to “zero waste” in the region. The Waste Reduction team brings together recycling directors, solid waste...

Mar 21 2015 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Mar 21 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Mill Creek Water Quality Monitoring Program Training
Are you interested in volunteering with a passionate group of citizen scientists in the Mill Creek Watershed? The Mill Creek Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program is in its third year of collecting and analyzing water samples every 2nd Saturday of the month from April-November. This hands-on...

Mar 21 2015 - 10:30am - 1:30pm

March Water Quality Monitoring
It's a new monitoring season which means a fresh opportunity for you to get involved!  Be part of an energized group of volunteers making a difference.  We are in need of volunteers to work in the lab or to collect stream samples in the lower Great Miami watershed. Contact Lisa for...

Mar 21 2015 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Mar 23 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Civic Forester Series: Trees in our Communities
Instructors: an assortment of horticulturists from regional institutionsThis final class in the Civic Forester series explores the many avenues for tree planting, care, and awareness in the com-munity. An assortment of regional horticultural specialists will discuss the Taking Root regional tree...

Mar 23 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Mar 24 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Master Composter Series
The Civic Garden Center is calling all garden gurus and environmental enthusiasts for the intensive Master Composter series! This series includes 20 hours of intensive composting instruction. Tuesday evening lectures will cover the details of soil science, a variety of composting methods,...

Mar 25 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Learning About Local Foods at the Northside Farmers Market
Kids and adults alike have opportunities to learn about healthy eating at the Northside Farmers Market (NFM) in 2015.  As part of its growing farm-to-table initiatives, the market now offers monthly youth cooking classes in partnership with the Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center.  Baker...

Mar 25 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Get the Dirt on Backyard Composting
Get the Dirt on Backyard Composting Seminar Series This spring, the District will once again offer an hour-long evening seminar focusing on the basics of backyard composting. Participants learn how to balance a compost bin, what materials are compostable, and some troubleshooting. At the end of the...

Mar 26 2015 - 9:00am - 4:30pm

3rd Regional Trails Summit
  Join Green Umbrella for the 3rd Annual Regional Trails Summit as we look at the accomplishments of the Regional Trails Alliance (RTA), the future of the Regional Trails Plan and strategies to collaborate in connecting our regional trails to make this area a world class trails destination....

Mar 26 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Mar 26 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Intro to Organic Land Care for the Home
Instructors: John Hemmerle, Owner + Designer of Our Land Organics, LLC. & Jodi Westfall, Nurse Practitioner, Huber Personalized MedicineCost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)Did you know the average homeowner uses 10 times more chemical fertilizer and pesticides per acre than conventional farmers...

Mar 27 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

OKI Regional Planning Forum
Please join us for OKI's Regional Planning Forum on Friday, March 27th, 2015. Planning for Increasing Tourism: World Heritage SitesElizabeth Bartley is a member of the board of trustees for the U.S. International Council on Monuments and Sites and is working to get Ohio's Hopewell...

Mar 27 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Too Shallow for Diving: the weight of water - Opening Reception
On Friday, March 27, from 6 to 9 p.m., the Cincinnati Arts Association’s Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery in the Aronoff Center for the Arts will open Too Shallow for Diving: the weight of water, a group exhibition of regional artists that examines the political, social, and...

Mar 28 2015 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

Reforest Northern Kentucky 2014
NKUCFC'S Annual Tree Planting Event Reforest Northern Kentucky is an annual, all-volunteer project organized by NKUCFC to restore native Kentucky woodlands. The reforestation project is responsible for planting thousands of tree seedlings on public, protected previously mowed properties in...

Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Mon Nov 23 2015 .
Mar 28 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Mar 28 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

How to Build and use a Rain Barrel
Instructor: Jerome Wigner, CGC VolunteerCost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)FREE WATER for your plants! A rain barrel is a great way to help reduce storm water runoff and save a little money spent on summer watering. Take home tips to help you install and maintain a barrel at your home.

Mar 29 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Mar 29 2015 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Mar 30 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Mar 31 2015 - 8:40am

OKI Regional Conservation Council's Annual Meeting
This year's theme is Conservation in the Tri-State, with presentations planned on a regional land trust, pollinator plantings, timber harvesting, certified nutrient management plans, urban agriculture, and a local initiative for parking lot design improvements. Sponsored by county conservation...

Mar 31 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Master Composter Series
The Civic Garden Center is calling all garden gurus and environmental enthusiasts for the intensive Master Composter series! This series includes 20 hours of intensive composting instruction. Tuesday evening lectures will cover the details of soil science, a variety of composting methods,...
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