Environmental News

Bee keeper class a hit in Ansbach community

Bee keeper class a hit in Ansbach community

After being canceled last year, the popular beekeeper course of USAG Ansbach’s environmental division took place again this year.

August 4, 2021 ×
Keep your distance from these fuzzy caterpillars

Keep your distance from these fuzzy caterpillars

Oak processionary moth caterpillars are a tree defoliating pest that pose health risks to humans and pets in their larval stages. While touching an oak processionary moth caterpillar is most likely not life threatening, it can be extremely painful.

June 16, 2021 ×
Environmental Newsletter – June 2021

Environmental Newsletter – June 2021

Read about natural pest control, garden sins to avoid, and why whales are so valuable for our planet.

June 2, 2021 ×
Community members, children organize mini spring clean-up

Community members, children organize mini spring clean-up

Urlas housing residents picked up winter trash and debris in the Army family housing area.

May 11, 2021 ×
Ansbach celebrates Arbor Day with CYS children

Ansbach celebrates Arbor Day with CYS children

Across the United States, Arbor Day is celebrated to highlight the importance of trees to our survival and to encourage people to plant more trees. Ansbach military community children assisted the garrison commander and command sergeant major at the CYS playground planting five trees.

May 4, 2021 ×
Grow your own greens – urban gardening comes to Ansbach

Grow your own greens – urban gardening comes to Ansbach

USAG Ansbach is giving the community an opportunity to start their own urban gardening project on the installation.

April 8, 2021 ×
USAG Ansbach Plastic-Free Month Tips

USAG Ansbach Plastic-Free Month Tips

U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach contributes to environmental protection by hosting and promoting a plastic-free month in April. The garrison-wide initiative centers on the reduction of plastic products used on a daily basis, enhancing our awareness and understanding of the use of plastic in our everyday life, and providing ways to avoid them.

April 7, 2021 ×
Monthly bulk waste pick-up schedule 2021

Monthly bulk waste pick-up schedule 2021

Once a month a pick-up of bulk trash takes place in all USAG Ansbach housing areas. Housing residents can place their bulky items in the grassy area near the road by their building on the evening prior to the scheduled day, as pick-up can be as early as 7 a.m. It is important that no bulk items are placed anywhere outside that assigned time frame!

January 11, 2021 ×
USAG Ansbach community member has overwhelming impact on the garrison beekeeping program

USAG Ansbach community member has overwhelming impact on the garrison beekeeping program

The USAG Ansbach beekeeping program has grown five fold over the past year, with the addition of one dedicated and enthusiastic member.

June 18, 2020 ×

Routine Legionella sampling completed

The Directorate of Public Works completed a garrison-wide Legionella sampling for drinking water this week in the Illesheim area, and the Ansbach area is scheduled for May 26-29.

May 26, 2020 ×