Ecology Action Center

Volunteering Opportunities at EAC: 1. Special Events: Illinois Sustainable Living and Wellness Expo America Recycles Day MEGA Recycling Event Household Hazardous Waste Collection 2. Recycling: Plastic Garden Pot Recycling Program 3. Clean Water Protection Outreach 4. Storm Drain Stenciling 5. Research and writing projects 6. Landscaping and Gardening 7. Website, brochure, and newsletter content development Read more about Ecology Action Center[…]

Weir Fellows Program: Kickapoo Creek ’06

Robert Guise, Erin Lohrstofer, and Tyler Miller (’06 / ’08) -as interns and Weir Fellows Program students- monitored and tested the quality of water found in Kickapoo Creek. A side project of their monitoring was to determine whether or not salting from roadways, specifically Route 51, caused a negative impact on Kickapoo Creek and, in turn, Read more about Weir Fellows Program: Kickapoo Creek ’06[…]

Kyle Duffie ’06: Spence Farm Grant Writing

Kyle Duffie worked with the Spence Farm Foundation whose mission is to historically preserve the oldest farm in Livingston County as well as to provide education and awareness of environmentally sound farming practices. Kyle helped write a grant to the Illinois Humanities Council for a video project that provides education on the heritage, history, trades, Read more about Kyle Duffie ’06: Spence Farm Grant Writing[…]

Volunteers Needed for DBA Farmers’ Market!

The Downtown Bloomington Association is looking for volunteers to assist with their weekly Farmers’ Markets starting in May and going though October!   Duties include:  – assist with financial transactions – sharing information – subbing for vendors when breaks are needed – setting up and tearing down on a monthly or bi-monthly basis   Contact Read more about Volunteers Needed for DBA Farmers’ Market![…]