Category Archive: News

Jul 16

2nd EAB sighting in IA

The second infestation of Emerald Ash Borer was confirmed in eastern IA on Tuesday, July 16. Visit the TIS ‘Emerald Ash Borer preparedness’ page for more updates and news as it happens. Imagine Grinnell can serve as a resource to direct you to the experts and information you need.

Jun 26

August Rain Barrels Sales End Friday, August 23, 2013

Imagine Grinnell is collaborating with the City of Grinnell and Upcycle Products to sell rain barrels again in August. The 55 gallon Upcycle rain barrels are made from re-cycled food grade barrels and are available in Black, Grey, Blue, or Terra-Cotta.  There are two other options: a 30 gallon Blue Barrel or a 54 gallon Oak Wooden Barrels with a Brass Spigot. …

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Jun 14

Find Out the Most Energy Efficient Products for Your Business!

Do you dream of easily identifying the most energy-efficient consumer products for use in your facilities? If yes, check out the Top 10 Most Energy Efficient Products!

Jun 12

Announcing Tree Inventory Services from Imagine Grinnell

Kathy Andersen, a recent Grinnell College graduate, is working for Imagine Grinnell this summer to establish tree mapping and tree inventory services. This program will both serve as a source of revenue for Imagine Grinnell and also will offer private companies, landholders, and municipalities in the region the tools to strategically manage the trees on their …

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May 06

Solar Panel Incentives for Businesses

Dear Business members, At Imagine Grinnell, energy efficiency and renewable energy is near to our hearts.  We believe that there are countless positive effects of using less fossil fuel on both our local community and the larger world. With the continuously increasing demand for electric energy, the significantly high price of oil and the growing …

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Apr 09

Fruit Tree Workshop is almost here!

 Imagine Grinnell’s Community Garden is presenting a Fruit Tree Workshop and Info session on Friday, April 12, 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Ahrens Foundation Building. Dr. Patrick O’Malley will explain and demonstrate the fine points of fruit tree pruning and training techniques. In other words, how to get the most fruit off …

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Mar 12

Putting Locally-Grown Food on Our Tables

The Grinnell Area Local Foods Alliance (GALFA) continues its efforts to stimulate awareness and use of locally produced food by individuals and institutions in the Grinnell area. “We see numerous benefits to the consumption of locally produced food, including freshness and superior taste, strengthening the local economy, fostering community ties, increasing food security, and saving …

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Feb 22

Grinnell Youth Conservation Corps Cares for Arbor Lake

The Grinnell Youth Conservation Corps (GYCC) began in 2006 when five energetic Grinnell youth participated in the program for eight weeks. First led by college student coordinator, Alicia Sellon, the group learned about water quality and conservation at Arbor Lake Park. The GYCC program is a collaboration between the Grinnell College Center for Prairie Studies and the City of Grinnell, with planning …

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Feb 22

2nd Saturdays are coming

Hey, it’s time to get ready for 2nd Saturdays! Walk, run, or bike, we guarantee that you’ll have a good time. We welcome all ages and ability levels. The main goal is to get outside, get moving, and enjoy the Grinnell Area Recreation Trail. First event will be in May. Check out the details here.

Feb 22

The 2012 Annual Report is out!

Imagine Grinnell’s 2012 annual report is out – and this year we tried something a little different! Using a web-based presentation tool, we’ve turned our new logo into a full-fledged slideshow of what we’ve done over the past year. We think you’ll like it. Take a look –Click here.

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