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The Spread of Toxic Algae
Here in southwest Ohio we have felt the scourge of the toxic algae. Last year the Ohio River was adversely affected, as were many inland lakes (ie Harsha Lake). Timing is of the essence on resolving this problem before we kill-off all of our fresh water sup...

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Wildlife Returns to Southeastern Ohio
Check out this awesome article on environmental success in our neighborhood. Great news!! http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2016/04/10/1-wildlife-making-comeback-on-reclaimed-mine-lands.html

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SUPER MOON SUNDAY
It's another Super Moon Sunday. Check out the article in the Link. Stay up late, open a nice bottle of red wine, sit back and watch the moon...... http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/09/25/Supermoon-eclipse-set-for-Sunday.html

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Once in a "Blue Moon"
A full moon occurs once every approximate 29.5 days, but every "blue moon" two full moons can occur in one month. This Friday, July 31, 2015, will be just such a phenomena.  The next Blue Moon will not occur until 2018.....Get Outside & Play this Friday and...

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Celebrate Earth Day 2015
We hope all acknowledge today as "Earth Day 2015."  Earth Day began in 1970, launching on the energy of the anti-war movement and the evolving awareness of the ravagess of environmental disasters. Indeed, the idea for Earth Day was hatched by a then-US Sena...

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Clean Rivers......
As summer approaches and the minds of folks turn to rivers, lakes and fun; that's good. However, regardless of your views on "global warming" or other such issues, the cleanliness of our waterways is a very real and paramount concern. Early this year, a rep...

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New Activities Down On The River....
We just checked out a few Facebook sites and saw that the Green Kayak Market is installing two sand volleyball courts...How cool is that? Every year it seems the fun on the Ohio River continues to grow. Music, boating, events and now sand volleyball Here's ...

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Ole Man River Risin'....
This has been a crazy spring with the Ohio River spilling over its banks on several occasions. With a "pool" level of about 25', the recent river crest at over 57' was substantial and a bit scary. Roads were closed and even some houses were subsumed by the ...

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Who's Up For A Treasure Hunt.....
April 2015 finds an awesome event in the Village of New Richmond on the Ohio. The event is the AFK Geocache "Freedom Trail." The first question of many is "What is geocaching?" For more information on this fun event (good for groups of friends/families), ch...

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Up...Down...Up...Down.......The Living River
Here we are amidst the pending Spring and the inevitable winter thaw.  The Ohio River continues its current quest to recover its banks. The last week has seen the river rise above the 52' flood stage in Cincinnati and dip back below. However, what goes down...
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