Category: Nature

Pool closed? Ohio River’s open Sunday

Why is it that for some of us it’s not enough to swim laps inside once the plug has been pulled on our favorite outdoor pool? For the hearty souls who have been grieving summer’s end and the closing of the pools, there’s still the Great Ohio River Swim.

NaturePlay@BCM opens

A group of children cut the ribbon.

The kids wielded the scissors to cut a ribbon of paper butterflies and open NaturePlay@BCM. That seems appropriate, since the innovative outdoor play space at Covington’s Behringer-Crawford Museum is designed for them.

Discover the ‘secret gardens’ of western Cincinnati

Saturday, June 18, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. – Cincinnati Horticultural Society wants to be your guide to some seldom-seen private gardens in western Cincinnati. The annual Secret Garden Tour provides an opportunity to experience creative garden designs, unique horticulture and insightful gardening expertise as you explore the gardens.

A weekend’s work: find 100 solutions to climate change

U.S. EPA acting deputy director Stan Melburg at the 2015 gathering

Friday, June 10, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Cintas Center, Xavier University – For those who think climate change is too big to tackle, the Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit has an answer – actually, 100 of them. Keynote speaker Paul Hawken and other regional leaders will explore 100 solutions to reduce carbon emissions.