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Scenic Ohio awards

David Beach  |  07/28/06 @ 5:43pm

Scenic Ohio, the organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the visual quality and scenic character of Ohio’s towns and countrysides, presented its first annual awards today to Beachwood, Bath, Worthington, and the Ohio Department of Transportation. Winning projects included: Beachwood's new city park in the median of Shaker Boulevard, which features trails, wetlands, and ecological restoration.Bath Township's conservation planning, heritage...more

Warmer lake might not be so pleasing

David Beach  |  07/24/06 @ 5:55pm

Yesterday's PD story about global warming and Lake Erie painted a rosy picture of a shrunken lake surrounded by rejuvenated wetlands. "Aesthetically, Ohio might come out ahead, with a lot more natural charm on its North Coast," the story said. The trouble with this don't-worry-about-climate-change scenario is that the lake might also turn into an oxygen-depleted cesspool because of warmer temperatures, more...more

Nominations for GreenCityBlueLake Awards

David Beach  |  07/06/06 @ 8:59am

Help us nominate the winners of the 2006 GreenCityBlueLake Awards. Each year, EcoCity Cleveland gives out these special awards to honor individuals and organizations working to improve the long-term quality of life in Northeast Ohio by balancing environmental quality, social justice, and economic prosperity. This year's set of awards will be presented at the Burning River Fest on Aug. 12. Send...more

Write for GreenCityBlueLake!

David Beach  |  06/12/06 @ 4:24pm

We're hiring! GreenCityBlueLake has a part-time position open for a writer/researcher to cover sustainability-related activities in Northeast Ohio and help GreenCityBlueLake become a primary resource for moving the region toward a more sustainable future. See the job description here. more

GreenCityBlueLake featured on Tech Futures

David Beach  |  06/05/06 @ 3:58pm

Tech Futures, the website and blog sponsored by NorTech to promote thinking about alternate scenarios for the future of Northeast Ohio, is collecting action plans of organizations participating in discussions about regional economic development. We're pleased that GreenCityBlueLake was added recently. Also see the Tech Futures blog for an interview with me about my hopes for GreenCityBlueLake — and for the region. more

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