A Great Day To Celebrate Earth Day At WACF

SYRACUSE — Families and individuals visited the Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation’s Levinson-LaBrosse Lakes & Wetlands Education Center for its first Earth Day Festival Saturday afternoon. There was fun for everyone and a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. “It was better than we expected,” stated Dave Brandes, past … Read More

WACF Hosting An Earth Day Festival Saturday

SYRACUSE — Have some fun with outdoor activities and learning about lake health during this year’s Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation’s Earth Day Festival. The event, free of charge, will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Levinson-LaBrosse Lakes & Wetlands Education Center, one … Read More

Triton Third Graders Celebrate Earth Day

By DONNA BURROUGHS Superintendent, Triton Community School Corporation BOURBON — Third graders at Triton Elementary School celebrated Earth Day in a special way this year. They participated in many earth friendly learning events about plants and how they are important to our world. Teams studied plant parts and how … Read More

Middle School Students Celebrate Earth Day

NORTH WEBSTER  — Sixth graders from Whitko Middle School and Wawasee Middle School celebrated Earth Day Wednesday,  April 20, at the North Webster Community Center. The students rotated through eight sessions of environmental topics.  E- Day is organized by the KC Recycling Depot.

Take The Zero Waste Challenge This Earth Day

WARSAW — Friday, April 22, is Earth Day and KC Recyling Depot is asking people to take the “Zero Waste Challenge.” The challenge is going one day without making trash. Can you do it? Think about all the trash created day to day. On Earth Day the goal … Read More

Celebrate Earth Day With The WACF

SYRACUSE — Celebrate Earth Day with the Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation Friday, April 22. The theme this year is “Trees For The Earth.” A short program will begin at 5 p.m. followed by a tree seedling planting and then a guided nature walk on the wetlands and wooded … Read More

KC Recycling Depot Offers Challenge On Earth Day

By SHELLY HECKERT Director, KC Recycling Depot Americans create a lot of trash each day (4.6 pounds to be exact). This Earth Day, April 22, the KC Recycling Depot challenges you and anyone else you can inspire to a Waste Free Day. For one day, can you put … Read More

Cheer Earth Day, Not EPA’s Latest Moves

By Vince Griffith Vice President of Environmental and Energy Policy, Indiana Chamber Something to celebrate for Earth Day: Indiana’s air quality has not been as good as it is today in over 60 years! I remember the first Earth Day 45 years ago and for a decade served … Read More

Celebrate Earth Day, 500 Free Trees, Recycle Until 3 P.M.

  There is still time to celebrate Earth Day at the KC Recycling Depot, 220 S. Union St., Warsaw. Fun activities, tire recycling, secure document shredding, workshops and information will be available until 3 p.m. Always wanted to plant a tree or two on your property? Here’s your … Read More

KC Recycling Depot Hosts Earth Day Celebration

By SHELLY HECKERT Director, KC Recycling Depot The KC Recycling Depot will be open from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, April 25, to celebrate Earth Day. The city of Warsaw and KREMC is giving away over 500 free trees. Tire recycling will be available for a fee … Read More


American Legion Dedicates Crimson Maple In Central Park

A tradition was started today at Central Park in Warsaw. In honor of Earth Day, American Legion Post 49 donated a Crimson Maple tree to the park in honor of the veterans who have served so that Americans have the freedom to celebrate Arbor Day. “There’s nothing but … Read More

Green Grocery Shopping For Earth Day

By STEPHANIE FAROH Extension Educator, Purdue Extension Kosciusko County It’s beginning to look a lot like spring. The beautiful color change and the blooming of new life help us remember Earth Day, which we celebrate on Wednesday, April 22. This year, Earth Day turns 45 years old. Earth … Read More

Celebrate Earth Day

By SHELLY HECKERT Director of the Kosciusko Solid Waste Management District, Kosciusko County Recycling Depot Earth Day is here! Earth Day was created by Senator Gaylord Nelson and was first celebrated on April 22, 1970. The world was polluted, recycling of plastic bottles and cans had just begun, … Read More

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Go Litter Busting With The KC Recycling Depot

By SHELLY HECKERT Director, The KC Recycling Depot Winter will end, I promise. The snow will melt and spring will pop out the other side. Except when the snow melts we are not left with daffodils and crocuses – we are left with piles of litter that have … Read More

WCHS Students Provide Community Clean Up

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ui6g5F-_cEc] In conjunction with Earth Day, which was Monday, The city of Warsaw is celebrating “Community Clean Up Week.” The week features several clean up efforts in the downtown area of Warsaw including sidewalk sweeping and picking up litter along the streets and flower beds. Community Clean Up … Read More

WMS Celebrates Earth Day With Tree Plantings

Three native trees have been planted in the courtyard at Wawasee Middle School. Students involved in Builders Club at WMS teamed up with Daniel Landscape Design of Columbia City to celebrate Earth Day Monday and also looked ahead to Arbor Day Friday. Students placed mulch around the trees … Read More