Cathy Cowan Becker

Cathy Cowan Becker

Cathy Cowan Becker is an organizer with Buckeye Environmental Network. She is former executive director of the Columbus sustainability nonprofit Simply Living, and former chair of the Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 campaign in Ohio.

The waterfall at Ash Cave in Ohio's Hocking Hills State Park. Getty Images.

Don’t frack our state parks to fund tax cuts for the rich

By: - April 13, 2023

Some of my fondest memories have been in Ohio’s state parks, forests, and wildlife areas. Deer Creek, Hocking Hills, Shawnee, Maumee Bay, Kelleys Island, Mohican, and more I have yet to visit – all are treasures showing Ohio is home not just to cities, industry and cornfields, but true natural beauty and biodiversity.  But all […]