Ecology


Citizens Climate Lobby Conference Report

Just Wow! This year, CCL Arkansas sent 18 people to the Annual Conference to remind our legislators that climate change cannot be ignored, and to have a whole lotta fun. Here’s a New York Times blog post that gives background and history about this dynamo group: New York Times on Citizens Climate Lobby OMNI is fortunate to have these connections to help us be effective about climate change. Citizens Climate Lobby is also fortunate that there are OMNI people who are Southerners ready to take on the challenge of convincing these recalcitrant Southern politicians that they can’t hide from this […]


Journey With Joy

Thurs June 29 – 6:30 pm – OMNI Joy Caffrey tells the story of her shaman journey to New Zealand “Dear community, allow me to give back to you with a sharing of my trip. I will offer a sound healing blessing, show my 8 minute talk that I gave in New Zealand and share stories of love and wisdom. I hope you can join me on June 29th from 6:30 – 8 p.m.” Journey With Joy event


Special movie showing: From The Ashes

Special movie showing: From The Ashes Friday June 16 – 6:30 pm – OMNI Center From the Ashes trailer From The Ashes  illustrates what is at stake for our economy, health and climate amid a push by the Trump Administration to ease environmental rules. “’… an important documentary that underscores one of the most dominant and controversial industries in the history of the United States,” said National Geographic Global Networks CEO Courteney Monroe. “The film explores the reality of coal’s role in climate change while offering insight into solutions that could help revive the struggling economies of dying mining towns and still safeguard […]


Citizens Climate Lobby

Citizens Climate Lobby – YOU CAN HELP Wed June 14 – 7:00 pm at OMNI WANT TO SEE ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE?  Here is your opportunity to help.  Eighteen Arkansans are travelling to Washington D.C. to lobby Congress on June 13th.  They are calling for federal Carbon Pricing Policy as a necessary step in combating climate change.  They need support from their fellow Arkansans to help make a big impact. Call you Member of Congress on June 9th and let them know you support the Arkansas delegation meeting with their offices on June 13th and that you want to see […]


350 NWA Meeting

350 NWA Meeting Sat April 8 – 1:00-3:00 pm – OMNI Center This is the new, local chapter of 350.org, the national direct action group that has a plan to end fossil fuel consumption, and will not give up.  Local groups like us have an important role to play in making this happen.  We’ll tell you more at the meeting.


Addressing Single Stream Recycle

Fayetteville City Council meeting Addressing Single Stream Recycle Tuesday Feb 21 — 5:30 pm City Admin Building, 113 W. Mountain St. Fayetteville has a great curbside recycle system. Single stream recycling is a new process best designed to benefit waste haulers, not reduce landfill quantity. This may be our final chance to speak out about a change that will impact our city forever. Other good options besides single stream are available. What are other communities facing? Highland Village, TX learns that 19% of their single stream recyclables were going to the landfill: http://www.highlandvillage.org/archive.aspx?amid=&type=&adid=1361 Little Rock Arkansas’ contamination rate skyrockets to […]