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EAB: An Opportunity for Community Engagement

EAB: An Opportunity for Community Engagement

By Diana C. Failla In June of 2016, the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was found in the state of Nebraska in a South Omaha Park during an EAB Mayoral Press Conference. Could the timing have been better than to make its appearance during a press conference on EAB management...

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GOC Demonstration Tent at Earth Day Omaha

GOC Demonstration Tent at Earth Day Omaha

Green Omaha Coalition is sponsoring the Demonstration Tent at Earth Day Omaha on Saturday, April 22 in Elmwood Park from 11am-5pm. Participate in 20-minute, interactive demonstrations covering topics such as stormwater and rain gardens, urban chickens and beekeeping,...

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2017 Metropolitan Science & Engineering Fair Award Winners!

2017 Metropolitan Science & Engineering Fair Award Winners!

On March 11th, the Green Omaha Coalition sponsored four Special Environmental awards at the Metropolitan Science & Engineering Fair. Thank you to representative GOC judges David Nichols, Craig Swanson, Sally Hopley and Carl Harms, who reviewed the many worthy...

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Thank you for GIVING during Omaha Gives!

  We would like to say a large and resounding THANK YOU to the community for helping make Omaha Gives a hugely successful event. The GOC raised $621.10 from 27 unique donors PLUS we will receive 1% of the bonus dollars. Not only did the GOC exceed our last year's...

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GOC Participates in Omaha Gives!

  NOW THROUGH MAY 25!   Dear GOC Member/Supporter,   The annual Omaha Gives! campaign is under way. This unifying event grows philanthropy across Douglas, Sarpy and Pottawattamie counties by celebrating the spirit of giving and raising awareness about...

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Grants Available for Recycling Equipment

Grants Available for Recycling Equipment Nebraska State Recycling Association (NSRA) has grant funds available for municipalities, other government entities, non-profits and recycling companies (for example, waste haulers) who wish to purchase recycling equipment....

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GOC Demonstration Tent at Earth Day Omaha

Come out to Elmwood Park on Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 11am-6pm! The 27th Annual Earth Day Omaha event, the City’s largest ecological showcase and celebration, will feature exhibit booths, children’s activities, demonstrations by local green organizations, plus...

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2016 Metropolitan Science and Engineering Fair Award Winners

On March 19, 2016, the Green Omaha Coalition (GOC) sponsored four Special Environmental awards at the Metropolitan Science & Engineering Fair. Thank you to representative GOC judges David Nichols of Creighton University, Craig Swanson of Earthshade Natural Window...

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Green Home Tour Planning Meeting

Green Home Tour Planning Meeting WHEN: Wednesday, September 30th at 4:00 p.m. WHERE: UNO's Mammel Hall, Room 200 Join us for a Green Home Tour planning meeting today! We will meet in the board room on the 2nd floor, room 200 in the Nebraska Business Development...

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Conservation Tips & Activities

We've compiled a list of easy ways to be green. (Click here to download the list.) Conservation Tips There are multiple ways to be environmentally responsible. Below are some of the most impactful actions that you can take to be a good environmental steward. Energy...

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