The Youth Garden Project will host a gathering to celebrate volunteers from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 21. The event includes an information session about anyone who wants to volunteer for 2020. There will be hot tea, baked goods and some Youth Garden Project homemade jams to sample.
The Grand County Senior Center is hosting an AARP Driver Safety Class from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at the center.
The Moab Valley Multicultural Center is ending an “outstanding year” of collaborative social services by doing what they do best – helping those in need, according to a press release from the MVMC.
The Youth Garden Project has been awarded a $4,000 grant from the Grand Conservation District to be used for projects supporting the organization’s agricultural education, according to Executive Director Kaitlin Thomas.
What looks like dirt in the desert and drylands is actually a forest under your feet. We’re talking about biocrusts – living organisms made of lichens, mosses, fungi, bacteria and green algae – that live on the soil surface on the Colorado Plateau and other places across the Southwest, according to Tracey Stone of The Nature Conservancy.
The Moab nonprofit organization Community Rebuilds has partnered with the “Living Building Challenge” effort, in what its executive director says is an “additional leap forward” toward “like-minded aspirations to build the best building with our impact on the environment and our futures in mind.”