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More Green Space in Newport is Target of New Grant - 

A grant will fund an effort to create more green space in Newport.

http://www.rcnky.com/articles/2018/01/29/more-green-space-newport-target-new-grant

 

depaving

STRATEGIC DEPAVING PROJECT IN NEWPORT FUNDED BY NKU EMERGING RESEARCH INITIATIVE GRANT - 

January 28, 2018- Northern Kentucky University focuses on the environment as an area of emerging research, awarding a grant to the Ecological Stewardship Institute (ESI) to create new green space in Newport, KY.   

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ESI

How It All Began - Learn more about the story of ESI and its hollistic approach to transdisciplinary collaboration to promote environmental stewardship and literacy:

http://www.kyforward.com/our-northern-kentucky/2013/06/nku-is-reaching-out-with-holistic-approach-to-tackling-regions-environmental-challenges/

 

Driftwood

Environmental Sustainabilty and Stewardship through Art - Click below to learn about recent activities of ESI's Driftwood Institute:

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http://www.kyforward.com/driftwood-tells-suburban-dinosaur-man-how-to-reduce-water-runoff-riverbank-erosion/

http://local.cincinnati.com/share/story/217837

 

Log Cabin

Historic Log Cabin Restored and Transformed into an Outdoor Classroom - Click on the link below to fiind out more about how NKU's Public History Department investigated the history behind a 165 year-old pioneer cabin, and is working to restore and transform it into a modern-day learning tool.

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2014/10/30/nkus-historic-cabin-preserved-teaching/18198263/

http://www.soapboxmedia.com/innovationnews/110414-one-room-schoolhouse-at-NKU-to-be-transformed.aspx

http://wvxu.org/term/log-cabin

Listen to to the WVXU-FM interview here:

http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wvxu/audio/2014/11/Log_Cabin_NPR_ONE.mp3

 

EPA Conference

Technology to Empower Citizen Scientists - ESI hosted a successful EPA technology conference at Northern Kentucky University as one of their first initiatives as a newly formed group.  Click on the links below for news stories on the conference:

http://www.epa.gov/nerl/features/biodiversity_workshop.html

http://www.kyforward.com/our-northern-kentucky/2013/03/harnessing-the-potential-of-citizen-scientists-use-of-technology-is-aim-of-nku-conference/

 

ORSI

Ohio River STEM Institute Promotes Service Learning -  Click on the link below to see how the Ohio River STEM Institute uses the Ohio River as a classroom to teach students the importance of water quality monitoring:

http://www.kyforward.com/ky-campus-compact/2012/03/07/service-learning-classes-bring-life-lessons-to-nku-students/