Environmental News


Close up pouring purified fresh drink water from the bottle on table in living room

USAG Ansbach drinking water tested safe against lead

The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Directorate of Public Works (DPW) sampled water from the Urlas Family Housing Area, Ansbach Elementary School, and Katterbach Fitness Center in July.

October 24, 2019 ×

Findings of Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study at former Fire Department Training Site at Katterbach Kaserne

ANSBACH, Germany (Aug. 20, 2019) — U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach…

August 20, 2019 ×
Environmental Newsletter – August 2019

Environmental Newsletter – August 2019

August 5, 2019 ×
Daniel Woernlein, Environmental Protection Specialist with USAG Ansbach's Department of Public Work's Environmental Management Division, and Heather Forsberg, a graduate of the beekeeper's training, scrape the wax caps from the honeycomb as part of the honey extraction process at the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach firefighting training center July 24.

Beekeeper students celebrate graduation, honey harvest in Ansbach

The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach’s Environmental Management Division (EMD) celebrated its first ever honey festival with newly graduated class of beekeeper students at the Environmental Education Center on Urlas Kaserne July 24.

July 25, 2019 ×
“Adopt a Tree” campaign

“Adopt a Tree” campaign

USAG Ansbach Building & Grounds Division, together with the Cross Functional Team (CFT), is considering a garrison-wide “Adopt a Tree” campaign.

July 15, 2019 ×
Green corner: Beewraps = Sustainable wrapping paper

Green corner: Beewraps = Sustainable wrapping paper

Fruits, vegetables, bread, leftovers or sandwiches for lunch break can be wrapped in a home-wrapped alternative to plastic or aluminum – beeswax wrapping paper.

July 14, 2019 ×
Bike Repair Stands, Cycling in Ansbach

Bike Repair Stands, Cycling in Ansbach

As part of the MakerSpace grant the Ansbach Library had three bicycle stands installed around the garrison. The stands are available to everyone and located at the Library on Bleidorn, the Youth Center on Katterbach and the Von Steuben Community Center on Bismarck.

June 24, 2019 ×
Environmental Newsletter – June 2019

Environmental Newsletter – June 2019

June 15, 2019 ×
Earth Day project brings U.S. and German children together

Earth Day project brings U.S. and German children together

USAG Ansbach’s Environmental Office hosted a project day with about 170 U.S. and German elementary students at Soldiers Lake on Urlas April 30, 2019 in observance of Earth Day.

April 30, 2019 ×
USAG Ansbach celebrates Arbor Day

USAG Ansbach celebrates Arbor Day

Arbor Day is a reoccurring date in the garrison’s calendar; this year, about 40 children, second-graders from Ansbach Elementary School and homeschooled students, gathered at the Fire Training Center on Urlas to plant several fruit trees with the help of the Environmental Management Division.

April 26, 2019 ×