Earth Rising is a grassroots environmental group started in Brown County by a small group of citizens from different backgrounds who share a common concern for the environment.

Patrons and friends of the Brown County Y are invited to participate in the Solarizing of the YMCA. There are three primary reasons to invest in this project:• Reduce electric bills so the pool and aged HVAC systems can be Read more
by Linda Todd People often ask why we have chosen to become vegetarians. An obvious question for someone who has been a “meat-eater” for over 70 years.  There are several reasons. My husband Bill has high cholesterol and for years our Read more
by Denny Kubal About a year ago my wife Donna and I decided it was time we did something about the  environment. We decided we wanted to try to concentrate on improving air quality.  We did some research and found that Indiana Read more
The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22nd, 1970. It was a monumental day, with over 20 million Americans pouring into the streets to demand environmental justice. To this day, it remains one of the largest single day protests Read more
Monroe County and two environmental groups filed a lawsuit to stop the implementation of a forest management plan for Hoosier National Forest they believe will pollute Lake Monroe, a major drinking water source for the area. Monroe County’s Board of Read more
Update 4/26/2020:Hope this finds everyone well and steering clear of the virus. I have gotten some numbers together that may give some guidance to those of you that want to move forward as soon as is reasonable according the current situation.If Read more