Environmental News

Pictured are the beavers who have made Soldiers Lake their residence — Klaus der Baumeister and Sabine die Baumeisterin. This photo was taken with a motion-sensitive night-vision camera. (Photo courtesy of the Directorate of Public Works)

‘LEAVE IT TO BEAVERS’: Sabine die Baumeisterin joins Klaus at Soldiers Lake

The staff at the USAG Ansbach Directorate of Public Works discovered that Klaus der Baumeister, a beaver who recently took residence at Soldiers Lake, has a new companion: Sabine der Baumeisterin.

October 11, 2016 ×
‘Klaus der Baumeister’ earns reprieve, can call Soldiers Lake home for now

‘Klaus der Baumeister’ earns reprieve, can call Soldiers Lake home for now

It appears that USAG Ansbach’s neighborhood beaver, Klaus der Baumeister, has received an approved exception to policy and will remain housed at Soldiers Lake as a permanent resident …

September 22, 2016 ×
Community members: Help make a difference by joining Cross Functional Team

Community members: Help make a difference by joining Cross Functional Team

The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Directorate of Public works is seeking passionate and dedicated volunteers for its Cross Functional Team.

September 15, 2016 ×
One potential danger to leaving windows open overnight in offices or attics: Bats!

One potential danger to leaving windows open overnight in offices or attics: Bats!

This week at Barton Barracks, something very odd happened: Occupants returned to their offices one morning recently and discovered one room completely full of …

September 15, 2016 ×

Thank you for your support: A short EPAAS summary

The Environmental Performance Assessment and Assistance System, or EPAAS, is the Army’s program for auditing installation-level environmental performance. It is the key …

August 24, 2016 ×

Green Corner: Microplastics in cosmetics, hygiene products

By Anette Gross, USAG Ansbach Environmental Management Division Did you…

August 24, 2016 ×
Environmental Newsletter – August 2016

Environmental Newsletter – August 2016

To read Environmental News, from U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Directorate of Public Works (Environmental Management Division), go here.

August 15, 2016 ×
Environmental Newsletter – June 2016

Environmental Newsletter – June 2016

To read Environmental News, from U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Directorate of Public Works (Environmental Management Division), go here.

June 8, 2016 ×
Environmental Newsletter – April 2016

Environmental Newsletter – April 2016

To read Environmental News, from U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Directorate of Public Works (Environmental Management Division), go here.

April 17, 2016 ×
Lights on in an unused maintenance bay were one of many issues that Lyman Parkhurst, a Sain Engineering Associates inspector who regularly visits Army installations as part of Installation Management Command's annual Energy and Awareness Conservation Assessments, found during his trip to U.S. Army Garrison-Ansbach, Germany, in late January. During his outbrief, Parkhurst revealed a list of simple, low/no-cost energy habit changes community members can make that could be saving millions of dollars. (Courtesy photo)

From the archives: Energy expert reveals simple, low/no-cost energy habits to save millions

It’s the type of problem that goes unnoticed every day: an air conditioning unit blasting cool air only feet away from a propped-open door, a bedroom window left open …

March 14, 2016 ×