Leopold Center Listening 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.

Rally for Paris Climate Accords


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

People’s Climate March


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

Carpool to 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.

Free Trees! Vouchers available


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