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  • Tree Festival volunteer event to celebrate arboretum accreditation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The WPAFB Environmental Branch will hold a Tree Festival and Volunteer Workday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 12 to celebrate the Wright Brothers Memorial as an accredited arboretum.The Wright Brothers Memorial has been awarded a Level I accreditation by the

  • Pollinator Expo offers interactive education for all

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and local community members visited Wright Brothers Memorial to learn how to support bees, native plants, and other species in the environment at the annual Pollinator Expo on June 21.“The Pollinator Expo is something we do

  • Wright-Patterson honors 119th anniversary of first human flight

    WRIGHT- PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A ceremony honoring the 119th anniversary of the first human powered flight is scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at the Wright Brothers Memorial, located on Wright Memorial Hill near Area B. The event is open to the public.Col. Christopher Meeker, 88th

  • Wright-Patt to celebrate Wright Brothers in annual ceremony

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will honor the Wright brothers’ accomplishments Dec. 16 at 10 a.m., commemorating the 119th anniversary of powered flight with the annual First Flight ceremony.“Taking time to honor the anniversary of the Wright brothers’

  • Wright Brothers Memorial gets tree grant in time for fall colors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio -- The 88th Civil Engineer Group’s Environmental Branch and Wright Patterson Air Force Base volunteers partnered with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to plant 26 beech and dogwood trees at Wright Brothers Memorial through a National Environmental Education

  • Wright-Patt marks Arbor Day with tree planting

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Volunteers joined the 88th Civil Engineer Group’s Environmental Branch in planting trees for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s annual Arbor Day celebration April 30 at the Wright Brothers Memorial.The group planted 10 sugar maple trees on the site in