Restoration Project: A Chance to do Something

Any good project, whether it’s a restoration project, an essay for a class, or independent research, first starts with a little trip to the library. We (as in our group, called Team Plaid) is comprised of my friends Cayla, Maria, and Andrew and me. We first studied all of Southwestern Ohio’s various natural land cover … More Restoration Project: A Chance to do Something

From “Stinky Hill” to “Green Lung;” A Landfill Transformed into an Eco-park

In July 2014, Mount Hiriya was opened to the public. Hiriya was once Israel’s largest landfill, but now it is Ariel Sharon Park, an ecological park 3 times the size of Central Park in New York City. “It has become a symbol of renewal in Israeli society.” Hiriya, located between Road 4 and Road 461 … More From “Stinky Hill” to “Green Lung;” A Landfill Transformed into an Eco-park

Project Dragonfly gives wings to eco-friendly research and education efforts

Project Dragonfly is an organization started by Miami University faculty and staff in the Western Program to give voice and promote conservation awareness in communities nationwide. Beginning in the 90s with a grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a children’s magazine, Project Dragonfly has been enriching the educational experience of adults and children … More Project Dragonfly gives wings to eco-friendly research and education efforts