Rural Action


To learn more about this organization, please visit their website, twitter or facebook!

Thursday, March 23rd 

Compost bin building workshop in partnership with Community Food Initiatives.

5:30pm-7:00 PM at 9 Blue Line Dr. in Athens.

Turn your kitchen scraps and yard waste into Black Gold! Expand your recycling efforts and join us for a composting overview including the benefits of compost, a bin building demonstration using local recycled materials, and tips and tricks for improving your compost quality. Led by Rural Action Zero Waste Team.

Saturday, April 8th

6:00pm-10:00pm, The Lodge at Hocking College, Nelsonville

Adventure Auction

Discover your next adventure at Rural Action’s Adventure Auction!

The event will feature silent and live auctions with Shamrock Auction Service and features regional adventure-themed packages. Guests will be wined and dined with an array of heavy appetizers catered by Hocking College. All proceeds will support Rural Action whose mission it is to foster social, economic, and environmental justice in Appalachian Ohio. Let your next adventure, help Rural Action on their next adventure! For more information about the Adventure Auction, or Rural Action please contact or 740.677.4047 ext. 11

Saturday, April 22nd

9:00am, the Conservation Area on New Lima Road

Meigs County Watershed Event

The 17th annual Leading Creek Stream Sweep will be held April 22, 2017 at the Conservation Area on New Lima Road at 9am. The Meigs SWCD would like to thank the following past sponsors; Meigs County Board of Commissioners, Gallia-Jackson-Meigs-Vinton Solid Waste Management District, Rutland Township Board of Trustees, and the Meigs County Transfer Station.

Saturday, April 29th


The Southeastern Ohio Young Naturalist Club is hosting a snake hunt April 29th from Noon to 2:30. Participants would need to RSVP to