Do you enjoy the summer butterflies? Well, as these pollinator populations dwindle, the OhioDepartment of Agriculture and Wayne National Forest are planning to spray a dangerous insecticide called BtK all over Ohio to decrease the Gypsy Moth, a non-native moth that impacts trees through eating of leaves. Unfortunately, BtK doesn’t just kill the Gypsy Moth – it could wipe out every type of butterfly or moth it touches. Read More
The Great Lakes are a national treasure, and economically support a $7 billion fishing industry, $16 billion boating industry, and 1.5 million jobs. The introduction of Asian carp and other species puts the well-being of our communities, wildlife, and waters at risk.
April 14th, 2014
The Aveda Network for Good and the Sierra Club are teaming up all April, to raise awareness about stormwater pollution through rain barrel art. 55- gallon, re-purposed barrels were primed sanded, designed, painted, and are being raffled off with a Do It Yourself installation kit. Visit an Aveda Salon, Retail Experience Center, or Institute and take a chance on winning a one of a kind Rain Barrel today (click link for a map of participating locations). Read More
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April 16th, 2014
The Sierra Club Ohio Chapter is excited to announce the launch a partnership with Dovetail Solar and Wind for our Solar Homes program! The Solar Homes Program is a national initiative by the Sierra Club to help accelerate the transition of our nation from dirty fossil fuels [...continue reading.]
April 3rd, 2014
For Immediate Release Sierra Club Ohio Chapter Sues Ohio DNR for Public Records, Again Columbus, Ohio – The Sierra Club Ohio Chapter has again been forced to file a lawsuit in order to obtain public records from Ohio Department of Natural Resources under Ohio’s [...continue reading.]
January 10th, 2014
Another senior official has resigned from the Ohio EPA – the second major resignation in four months. Read Ohio Sierra Club Chapter Chair Robert Shields’ letter to the governor explaining that the public deserves answers.