September 20, 2017
Keep Ohio Beautiful Day was Sept. 20, 2017 at the Ohio Statehouse. An Ohio Native Shade Garden was planted to attract pollinators.

Participants included: Senator Bob Peterson - chair of CSRAB, Su Lok and Gretchen White - Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., Terry Lieberman Smith - Ohio State Beekeepers Assn., Karen Wise - KOB, Ken Christensen - The Davey Tree Expert Co., Smokey Bear and the 2017 Lithopolis Honey Queen.

Thank you to: Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board-Grounds Crew, Annehurst Elementary School, The Davey Tree Expert Company, Delaware Area Career Center, ImPRessions, Keep Columbus Beautiful, Keep Ohio Beautiful Affiliates, 2017 Lithopolis Honey Queen, National Wildlife Federation, Natives in Harmony, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry, Ohio Hi-Point Career Center, Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative, Ohio State Beekeepers Association, Ohio State University, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Wayne National Forest.