Category Archives for "environment"

Feb 02

Brrr…It’s Cold! Fun Indoor Places In Wayne County IN

By KPass | Depot District , environment , Fountain City , Hagerstown , Local shopping , Model T Museum , non-profits , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Places to shop in Richmond IN , places to shop in Wayne County , Richmond , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Wayne County Historical Museum , wayne-county

Are you looking for some warm indoor activities to do while the temperatures are hanging around the subzeros?  Wayne County has lots of fun outings to offer you to get you out of the house!  Here are just a few… Wayne County Historical Museum Besides having a real mummy on display, the WCHM also offers […]

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Aug 06

News & Views From Cope: by Kaitlyn Blansett

By KPass | Cope Environmental Center , education , environment , Exercise and Diet , Health and Fitness , Local Bloggers , non-profits , Outdoors , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , trails , wayne-county

by Kaitlyn Blansett, Cope Environmental Center Centerville, IN (7/27/17) – How often do you hear kids get excited about volunteering? At Cope Environmental Center, we get to hear it all the time! This summer our “Junior Rangers” volunteered nearly 1000 hours of their time educating other kids about the Earth! Junior Rangers are preteens and […]

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Jul 31

What’s Happening This Week in Wayne County? Lots!

By KPass | Chanticleer Quartet , Downtown Richmond , Elstro Park , environment , Hayes Arboretum , Live Music , Local News , Night Life , Outdoors , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Places to shop in Richmond IN , places to shop in Wayne County , Richmond , Richmond Civic Theatre , Richmond Parks And Recreation , summer activities , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Upcoming Events , wayne-county

The summer is in full swing, as families get their kids ready to start school soon and want to enjoy the last bits of summer freedom.  So many choices—so little time.  So enjoy! Twilight Farmers Market: Elstro Park Tuesday, August 1, 2017  4-7 p.m. Enjoy all your favorites plus food trucks, a beer garden and […]

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Apr 20

Earth Day 2017…Activities

By KPass | Centerville , Cope Environmental Center , environment , Hayes Arboretum , non-profits , Outdoors , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Upcoming Events

Earth Day April 22nd, 10am-2pm Earth lovers…you can celebrate our amazing planet, the life it supports, and what our community is doing to protect it at the Family Earth Day Celebration! This FREE event will feature fun games and activities for all ages, as well as information from Earth-friendly organizations and non-profits. Don’t miss the […]

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Mar 17

Spring Break 2017: Fun Ideas for Families in Wayne County

By KPass | Centerville , Cope Environmental Center , Downtown Richmond , environment , Hayes Arboretum , Health and Fitness , Local shopping , Outdoors , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Places to shop in Richmond IN , places to shop in Wayne County , Richmond , Richmond Parks And Recreation , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Tin Lizzie Cafe , Upcoming Events , wayne-county

Will your family be hanging out in Wayne County IN for Spring Break this year?  The last week in March through the first week in April will be the busiest time for families looking for something fun to do with their kids.  And whether you are looking for a one day or week long experience- you will […]

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Feb 25

Hiking the Great Outdoors: Wayne County IN

By KPass | cardinal greenway , Cope Environmental Center , environment , Hayes Arboretum , Outdoors , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , trails , wayne-county

It doesn’t look like it today, but soon the warmer weather will hold and we’ll all be thinking about getting out in nature more.  Hiking in Wayne County is easy, with so many great outdoor spaces to choose from.  Whether you are a power hiker or someone who likes to take your time enjoying the […]

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Feb 05

Working Towards a Healthier Environment In Richmond: New Commission Has Begun

By KPass | environment , Richmond

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Richmond Environmental Sustainability Commission Has Begun Meeting  The city of Richmond, Indiana established an Environmental Sustainability Commission, by approval of the Mayor and the Richmond Common Council, in May 2012. Commission members have since been appointed and have begun to meet regularly to promote sustainability, conservation of natural resources, and maintenance of […]

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Jan 18

Cope Environmental Center Holding Orientation for Volunteers

By constance | Centerville , environment , Outdoors

Cope Environmental Center, a non-profit focusing on environmental education, will be offering an orientation for prospective volunteers on February 4th from 9:30-10:30AM. Many volunteer positions are available for all ages and interests. Come learn more about how you can help! Participants in the orientation will take a tour of the property and learn more about […]

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Jul 20

Excessive Heat Warning in Effect Through Thursday Night

By constance | environment , Headline , Local News , Outdoors , wayne-county

Excessive Heat Warning for Wayne County, Indiana Issued by The National Weather Service Cincinnati/Wilmington, OH … EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THURSDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING… WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THURSDAY. THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. […]

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May 13

News From Cope Environmental Center, Centerville IN: Vote Soon!

By KPass | Centerville , environment , Featured , Health and Fitness , Outdoors

From the director: The Cope Environmental Center, in Centerville IN,  is entered into a contest to receive a remarkable video production package from a great company from Indianapolis. Winning a package like this would be a fantastic opportunity for the Center! Please take two minutes to vote for CEC and forward it to others who […]

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