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Youngstown Environmental Studies Society (YESS)

YESS Updates:

Check out YESS on Facebook

See Calendar of Events: cliick here



Election of YESS Officers:

  • If interesting in officer positon send short bio and office interest to fparmstrong AT ysu DOT edu
  • Elections will be held via on-line voting August 15-22...more to come


For YESS September EVENTS and ACTIVITIES click here



  • Wednesday, April (day TDB), YSU Earth Day 2017
    • Over 20 groups with displays and information including: Ohio EPA, Grow Youngstown, Mahoning County Soil & Water, Friends of the Mahoning River, Cityscape, Treez Please, Green Team, Eastgate, Western Reserve Land Conservancy and many more!!
    • Free event
    • Check out the raffel for a bag of environmentally friendy products at the YESS table.

  • Rain Garden planning and planting
    •  We are joining up with Civil and Construction Engineering Technology to improve the rain garden next to the Graduate College (Coffelt Hall)


  • Other Plans/Ideas:
    • Container garden behind Moser Hall
    • Attend an Environmental Conference
    • Camping/hiking trip



Are you interested in becoming  involved in campus activities that make a difference! 

Then Youngstown Sustainability Society is the group for you!!

To contact YESS for more information on activities send email to YoungstownESS AT gmail DOT com or fauclty adviser Dr. Armstrong at fparmstrong AT ysu DOT edu.

YESS Officiers for 2016-17

President - TBD

Vice President - TBD

Treasurer/Secretary - TBD


YESS Garden on the campus of YSU.  Produce is shared by YESS garden volunteers.

YSU Earth Day


Earth Day 2009

Our video from the 2009 NWF Chill Out video competition


Earth Day 2008

The 'Rock' painted as the earth for Earth Day 2008.



Tree planting for Earth Day 2008.

Earth Day,  Tree Planing 2008

YESS table display on YSU's Earth Day 2008.

Earth Day  2008, Table Display



Step It Up National Day of Climate Action 2007

'Step It Up' National Day of Climate Action, November 2007

AllofE Solutions