Following the State of the Union address on January 31, 2018, the Fossil Free Fast: The Climate Resistance will hold an event where powerful movement leaders will speak on how to light a path forward in the fight against the climate crisis. The Ames watch party will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on … Continue reading Fossil Free Fast: Climate Change Resistance watch party
From event organizers: Climate Change Theatre Action at Iowa State University is part of a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings. Two hundred events in forty countries, with more than a hundred events in the United States. Join us on October … Continue reading Climate Change Theatre Action (Part 2)d
From event organizers: Climate Change Theatre Action at Iowa State University is part of a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings. Two hundred events in forty countries, with more than a hundred events in the United States. Join us on October … Continue reading Climate Change Theatre Action (Part 1)
How do we protect farmland in Story County? Avoid urban sprawl in Ames? Yet still accommodate economic growth? Story County’s Urban Fringe Plan is one answer. Come to a community information session sponsored by the Ames/Story County LWV on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. The session will be held at the Ames Public Library Auditorium and will feature … Continue reading Urban Fringe Plan information session
A listening session to gather input on the future of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture will be held Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Iowa State University. The session, which is open to the public, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, 2508 Mortensen Road.
From the organizers: We cannot ignore the climate accords and must make a stand to ensure we will meet those guidelines as individual cities and states even if the federal government doesnt want to. The research is clear, climate change is happening and we need to do whatever we can to reduce our emissions. We … Continue reading Rally for Paris Climate Accords
Free screening of the documentary “Disobedience”
Justice, Jobs, Clean Energy! From the organizer: This is a political moment like no other in recent history. Under the Trump administration, we are under attack on all fronts. The climate crisis is accelerating, and we have little time to wait for Congress or our Statehouse to deliver change. The future we want to see … Continue reading People’s Climate March
Need a ride from Ames to Des Moines for the People’s Climate Mobilization March? Have a car but want to carpool to reduce your carbon footprint? Join our carpool collective! Use this Facebook event to get or share a ride from Ames to Des Moines for the march.
AMES, Iowa – City of Ames Smart Watersheds and Smart Energy programs have partnered with Ames Trees Forever to offer a spring tree-planting program for Ames residents on Saturday, April 29, at two different locations. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., and the program will start at 10 a.m. at Earl May Nursery and Garden Center, … Continue reading Free Trees! Vouchers available