Making Sense of Sustainability for Over 20 Years.



  • Toddler Time!

    You’re never too young to enjoy nature! Join us for monthly Toddler Time where kids explore the outdoors of CEC through a story, hands-on activities,… Read more »

  • Medicine Walk

      If you are looking for a break from the busyness of daily life, join us for a restorative, playful day in a stunning natural… Read more »

  • E-waste Recycling at Rosa’s Office Plus

    Cope Environmental Center and Rosa’s Office Plus will be partnering with Asset Recovery & Recycling and Shred Monkey to offer Monthly E-Waste Recycling.  Bring your… Read more »

  • 2014 Homespun Workshops

    Have you ever wanted to grow your own organic fruits and veggies?  Does canning sound like a great idea, but a little scary (you know…boutulism)?… Read more »


  • Get Outside – PLAY!

    This summer, CEC is starting a new program to promote children’s outdoor play. Details are below! Get Outside – PLAY! Program Basics All you have… Read more »

  • A Poem for Spring

    Thanks to our volunteer, Serrin Anderson, for sharing this with us! The Dandelion’s pallid tube by Emily Dickinson The Dandelion’s pallid tube Astonishes the Grass, And… Read more »

  • CEC featured in Outdoor Indiana

    We were so excited to see CEC featured in the Outdoor Indiana March/April 2014 issue in an article about Indiana Master Naturalist! This amazing program offers learning… Read more »

  • Historic Richmond Bike Route

    Ready to push some pedals? Richmond cyclist, Matt Stegall, has created an awesome bike tour highlighting the city’s historic districts. Check it out! What an… Read more »

  • Batteries & Bulbs

    Recycle Used Batteries and Light bulbs! Did you know that although household batteries make up less than 1% of trash in landfills, they can be responsible… Read more »