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.
News about Transportation
Public transit such as passenger rail is more efficient than personal vehicles. Sierra Club supports a well-rounded transportation policy. As the fuel price keep rising, citizens are forced to reconsider their behaviors including the way they travel and commute. We will follow related news closely and keep you updated. Please contact Ben Wickizer 614.461.0734 x316 if you have any comments or questions.
Mary Kuhlman, Public News Service, December 27, 2012
Scott Wegener, ABC 9, December 13, 2012
Kelly Taylor, Fox 19, December 13, 2012
Kelli Hanna, ABC 6, June 23, 2012
Ben Wickizer, 99.9 fm WTZU, Jan. 2, 2012
Ben Wickizer, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Dec. 25, 2011
Ben Wickizer of the Ohio Sierra Club says transportation choice is both an environmental and social justice issue.
Civically Engaged, WCRS, Aug. 29, 2011
Ben Wickizer, EcoWatchOhio, Oct. 4, 2011
Molly Gray, Columbus Dispatch, June 17, 2011
Robert Vitale, Columbus Dispatch, May 10, 2011
Mary Kuhlman, Public News Service-OH, Mar 1, 2011
Sierra Club Press Release, Dec 16,2010
Mary Kuhlman, Public News Service–OH, Oct 27, 2010