Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs

Sustainability Film Series Dates: 

Hosted by the Common Experience Project on Sustainability.

To learn more about the organization please visit, their facebook!

Free admission!

Wednesday, March 29th, Athena Cinema

7:00pm-9:00pm: Landfill Harmonic

Wednesday, April 12th, Athena Cinema

7:00pm-9:00pm: Catching the Sun

Wednesday, April 19th, Athena Cinema

7:00-9:00pm: Messenger-Earth Day Special

Friday, April 21st, Ohio University

12-1 pm Baker University Center Room 239

Led by Joseph Lalley, Senior Associate Vice President for Facilities and Operational Support, this lunch and learn will feature an overview of the Utility Master Planning Process, discoveries about institutional utilities and highlights from the draft Utility Master Plan document.

That document contains recommendations for moving Ohio University’s infrastructure forward in a way that contributes to the institutions goals and values. Mr. lalley will share the draft document of the Utility Master Plan, field questions and accept feedback regarding its contents.

All members of the campus community are invited to engage in this conversation. Pizza provided by Office of Sustainability

The draft Utility Master Plan can be found online at: https://www.ohio.edu/facilities

Presented through the Voinovich School for Leadership and Public Affairs and the Division of Finance and Administration

Saturday, April 22nd (rain date Sunday, April 23rd):

10:00am, Meeting location: City of Nelsonville Parking lot located at the intersection of W. Canal St./Old US 33 and Hocking Parkway, Parking lot is located between the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway and the Hocking River.

“Rain to River” Program: Nelsonville Storm Drain Stenciling Day.

RSVP to Sarah Cornwell: Landerss@ohio.edu / 740-593-9601.

Project Description: This activity will raise community awareness about protecting local waterways through stenciling storm drains.  The message “No Dumping, Drains to River” will be stenciled using spray paint, and educational hang tags will be distributed providing information about the stenciling and resources for addressing litter and other pollutants that often end up in storm drains and local waterways.

Volunteers will be provided with a storm drain stenciling kit and will be briefly trained on how to properly place and use stencils.  Each kit will contain everything needed to complete the project including maps of the area.

Participants should prepare by wearing comfortable walking shoes and wearing clothing (bright colors are best for visibility) that they can get dirty (there is a chance participants could get spray paint on their clothes).  Also bring plenty of water to drink.  To complete this project participants must be comfortable standing on or adjacent to city streets.  There will be low traffic flow and each team will have a designated person to watch for traffic.  Also, orange safety vests and traffic cones will be provided.  

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