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Contact:
Dr. Carol Bocetti
724-938-5967
bocetti@calu.edu

Posted on April 15, 2010

Faculty from the departments of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Earth Sciences, Elementary Education, Art and Design, and Communication Studies are collaborating with students on a variety of activities to celebrate the 40th Earth Day on April 22.

  • Noon: composting demonstration and a sustainable smoothies booth, both outside Frich Hall
  • 1 p.m.: Organic farming lecture, Frich 202
  • 2 p.m.: composting demonstration, wormbox composting demonstration and sustainable smoothies booth, all outside Frich Hall
  • 2:45 p.m.: 40th birthday cake, outside Vulcan Theatre in the Natali Student Center
  • 3 p.m.: Screening of the movie "No Impact Man" in Vulcan Theatre by the Cal U Eco Learning Community (raffle and door prizes afterward).
  • 5 p.m.: On-campus sustainability campout outside Frich Hall and Leave No Trace demonstrations by Venture Outdoors. Registration is required.
  • 6 p.m.: Earth Day graffiti mural painting at Jozart Studios, California, Pa.
  • 8 p.m.: On-campus campout continues with acoustic blues band

In addition to these events, displays related to Earth Day will be set up throughout the Frich Hall lobby and outside along the sidewalk.

Members of the student chapter of The Wildlife Society will travel to The Wilds, a nonprofit conservation center in Ohio, on April 24 to plant trees and restore the habitat for free-ranging endangered species.