The MEEC resource center houses hundreds of books, magazines, journals and videos relating to ecology, botany, sustainability, restoration, faith and justice, spirituality and more. The resource center is open by appointment, with check-out privileges restricted to current Friends of MEEC. A classroom with meeting space is also available for rentals. To make an appointment to use the library or to inquire about meeting space, please call 973/429-3582 or email us.
Natural history information on the changing colors of autumn and an invitation to reflection on gratitude and transformation.
Overwhelmed by the variety of native plants available? We've put together some lists of reliable favorites to get you started. Want a prairie patch? Have a wet area? Need to fill in some shady spots? We've got you covered.
Pope Francis recently announced the Laudato Si Action Platform, an ambitious seven year journey to engage in and advocate for what he calls an "integral ecology. Central to that effort is prayer and reflection; we wrote this discussion guide for communities to reflect and to discern actions they can take to care for God’s creation.
Most of our favorite butterflies and moths begin life as caterpillars on a very specific plant or closely related group of plants - their hosts. Adult monarch butterflies, for example may gather nectar and pollen from any number of plants (and may provide valuable pollination services in
The Marian Library at the University of Dayton received the collected papers of John Stokes, who popularized Mary gardens in the United States, in 2007.
MEEC developed an online course on the encyclical offered through the Virtual Learning Communities for Faith Formation at the University of Dayton.