Children Welcome: Louisville Earth Walk Nature Play Area

The 2018 Louisville Earth Walk will be fun for the whole family, but there is a special place for children and their parents at the LEW- the Children’s Nature Play area. Hosted by the Nature Rich Alliance of Louisville, the space will provide an opportunity for children to reduce their NDD, or Nature Deficit Disorder….

Earth day: A Blast from the past

Earth Day has always held a special place in my heart. When I had an opportunity to represent the Greater Louisville Sierra Club on the  planning committee for Louisville’s Earth Walk event, I didn’t hesitate to join. My most powerful memory of  Earth day was April 22, 1970, the very first one. My high school…

Listenin’ for Answers (blowing in the wind)

I spend a lot of my time dreaming up songs, and it’s common for the groove, the melody, and sometimes the lyrics to depend on my surroundings at the creation time. It could be a muddled phrase heard through a wall or the feeling of calm beneath a healthy tree canopy in Cherokee Park that…

Bring Your Team to the Earth Walk!

Want to join us at the Earth Walk? Multiply your fun by being part of a team! We’ve made it easy for you to walk by yourself or to bring a whole team to the event and save on your registration fees! Walking has many benefits, and walking in a team or group is a…

It Has Been A Blast

Representing Cultivating Connections at Earth Walk planning meetings has been a real pleasure. It has been a great opportunity to get to know some wonderful new folks and to hang with some old friends. The planning team is a talented group of representatives from fifteen of Louisville’s most dedicated, environmentally-focused organizations, many of which I’m…

Join us for the EarthWalk on April 21, 2018

There are a lot of issues related to public health and the environment that have become politicized, but the reality is that many citizens and corporations understand the connections between our health, the environment and clean air and water. It’s simply common sense. Renewable energy, clean air, clean water, and caring for our planet and…

Every Day is Earth Day

  In the late 1960’s, the environment was in dire straits after decades of abuse and assault. Our waterways were so polluted that the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland caught fire as a matter of routine. Leaded gasoline was the primary fuel used in automobiles, contaminating our atmosphere with lead tainted exhaust. Lack of regulation and…