Central North America
We have a number of programs both through ESRAG
and Rotary International that need your help.
Countries Included in Region
USA: AR, IL, IA, KS, LA, MN, MS, MO, NE, ND, OK, SD, TX, WI;
Canada: MB, West ON
Leaders of Chapter
Official Regional Links
About Our Chapter
Welcome to the Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group (ESRAG) Central North Regional Chapter. ESRAG welcomes Rotarians and non-Rotarians to join and take actions to sustain our environment and stabilize our climate.
Our action model:
Identify environmental leaders within the Rotary world, assist them in initiating environmental service projects that are meaningful to THEM, help where we can, and acknowledge and publicize their awesome work.
Did you know that RAG membership is “open to Rotarians, their family members as well as participants and alumni of all Rotary and Foundation programs?” Please join if you are not yet a member and invite your Rotary colleagues, too!
We look forward to collaborating with you to bring Rotary’s ‘Service Above Self’ ethic to solving environmental problems.
Monthly Regional Chapter meetings.
Contact us to learn more.
No monthly meetings are held at this time.
Speaker: Clari Nolet
Topic: Lithium Ion Battery Recycling
August 18th 2022 at 7:00 pm
Speaker: Mike Bergey, Alice Hoffman
Topic: Two seasoned renewable energy experts will discuss how small wind can be cost competitive as the primary power source or through multi-technology solutions.
August 19th 2022 at 8:45 am
Speaker: Nilam Bedi, May O'Brien, Christopher Puttock, Salvador Rico, Mina Venkatamaran
Topic: The goal of this Global Grant Workshop is to guide prospective applicants through the steps from the initial idea of a project to being awarded a Global Grant for Environment Area of Focus.
August 20th 2022 at 12:00 pm
Speaker: Lis Mullin Bernhardt, Barry Rassin, Dr. Chris King, C. Mark Eakin, Vic Grosjean
Topic: Sustainable development to transform our world.
September 1st - September 6th 2022 at 8:00 am
Speaker: Jim Ippolito, Roy Pfaltzgraff, Lisa Eash, Steve Fonte, Pankaj Trivedi
Topic: soil biology, cover crops, tillage pros and cons
September 10th 2022 at 3:00 pm
Speaker: Nancy Pelosi, Nuria Fernandez, several transportation & energy experts
Topic: strategies for green transportation, liveable cities, clean energy now and in the future
September 10th 2022 at 4:00 pm
Speaker: Paul Watson, Steve Bender, Lori Cloutier, Salvador Rico, John Mathers
Topic: Learn about the crucial link between water and planetary health, and how we each can become an ambassador for clean and healthy water.
September 10th - September 11th 2022 at 4:30 pm
Speaker: Laurie Zuckerman, Ilarion (Larry Merculieff), Carey Gillam
Topic: Connecting the World through Sustainability
November 3rd - November 5th 2022 at 8:00 am
A few of the projects our regional chapter is and has been involved in.
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or District Environmental Sustainability Committee.