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Tour des Trees cyclists stop at Public Square as part of race to raise funds for tree research

(Plain Press, September 2018)     Seventy-five cyclists arrived in downtown Cleveland on August 1st as part of North America’s largest fundraiser for tree research. The week-long Tour des Trees covered more than 500 miles, kicking off in Columbus, Ohio and looping through Akron, Cleveland and back. This year marked the first time the race was held … Continue reading

Air quality could worsen quickly should fuel economy standards freeze

Cuyahoga County residents could see increase in health impacts like asthma, bronchitis, and respiratory infections (Plain Press, September 2018)    The quality of the air you breathe in Cuyahoga County could take a significant hit should a federal government plan to roll-back vehicle emissions standards take effect. According to a recent Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency … Continue reading

Tremont Gardener’s and Friends of Lincoln Park’s joint flower, herb, vegetable and garden sale

Tremont Gardener’s and Friends of Lincoln Park’s joint flower, herb, vegetable and garden sale took place on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Lincoln Park, W. 14th and Kenilworth Photo’s by Victoria Shea

The Litterbugz volunteers clean-up trash throughout the city

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2018)       On Saturday, April 21, over 1,000 volunteers met up at 35 locations in Cuyahoga County to pick up litter as part of the Great Cleveland Clean-up. The Litterbugz, a nonprofit organization dedicated to litter clean-up and prevention, organized the event. On the Near West Side of Cleveland, police … Continue reading

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Cleveland Department of Public Health asks for an end to idling

(Plain Press, June 2017)      The Cleveland Department of Public Health would like to remind you that Idling Gets You Nowhere. It asks that you to: Turn your engine off when stopped for more than 10 seconds. Idling leads to AIR POLLUTION and HEALTH PROBLEMS: We each take 20,000 breaths every day. Children breathe 50% … Continue reading

Franklin Block Club Trees

Rally to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

NEOCycle 2016