Climate Ambassadors attend orientation

Community News 

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Jun 7, 2023

PARKERSBURG — The 2023 Climate Ambassadors received an orientation to climate science and project planning by Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action at the Parkersburg-Wood County Library.

Climate Ambassadors apply to participate in the program and commit to creating a project that addresses environmental issues in the Mid-Ohio Valley.

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action provides funding for the projects, training, a mentor and a stipend at the completion of the project. Projects can be at school, church, with organizations or in the community.

The 2022 students who completed their projects are Nathaniel McPeak, Lilian Floyd, Anna Earl and Alayna Garst.

The 2023 students beginning their project year are Meredith Poole, Nathaniel McPeak (2nd year), Matthew Taylor, Gianna Ross, mentor Abby Taylor, Aaron Grose, mentor Dawn Weidner, Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action coordinator Angie Iafrate, Riley Dunfee and Nadia Russo.