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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

  • 88 CEG “dominates the dirty work” every day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Whether its turning wrenches, operating heavy machinery or fighting fires, the 644 employees of the 88th Civil Engineer Group “dominate the dirty work” every day.“644 sounds like a lot, but it’s not to take care of a base of this magnitude,” said Amir Mott, 88

  • Installation Management Division: The trifecta of mission support

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It can be argued that the 88th Civil Engineer Group’s Installation Management Division provides for and protects Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s most valuable assets. The flights within 88 CEI ensure our Airmen, our land and every asset and piece of

  • Groundwater-capture trench to aid PFAS response

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—One line of effort is being set in stone, clay and gravel at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), where an army of construction workers and machines are digging a 420-foot-long trench toward a way to environmental progress.The project targets the hazardous

  • Prescribed burn season dates announced for Huffman Prairie

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The prescribed burn season at Huffman Prairie is set for Nov. 1 to March 15, officials from the 88th Civil Engineer Group’s Natural Resources Program announced.Prescribed burns are used to maintain and enhance ecosystem health, according to program officials.

  • Pollinator Expo creates buzz on and off base June 8

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — About 300 base and local community members learned how to give wings to efforts toward healthier and more diverse habitats for hummingbirds and humans alike June 8 at the annual Pollinator Expo, hosted by 88th Civil Engineering in partnership with local

  • Wright-Patt partners with local community for Earth Day

    FAIRBORN, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base employees teamed up with the city of Fairborn and Beavercreek Wetlands Association to host a community cleanup event in celebration of Earth Day at Community Park.This year’s event brought out more than 50 people to pick up trash around the park.“We

  • Public invited to Restoration Advisory Board meeting March 28

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OH --  Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Environmental Restoration Team invites the public to take part in a virtual Restoration Advisory Board meeting March 28 at 7 p.m.Representatives from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center and 88th Civil Engineer Group have

  • 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