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Earth Day Week 2011 Events on the Wright State University Campus

Monday, April 18
Noon

Walk in the WSU Woods to look for spring wildflowers and check out the bird blind.  Meet at the Earth Day flag where Loop Road intersects with University Blvd.
 
Tuesday, April 19
12:30 p.m.
382 Allyn Hall
Bring your lunch and join us for an Earth Day video clip and walk to the Garden area with the WSU Environmental Action Group (EAG).  Celebrate our terrific final results in the RecycleMania competition this year!
 
Wednesday, April 20
9:00 a.m. 

Walk in the WSU Woods to look for spring wildflowers and check out the bird blind.  Meet at the Earth Day flag where Loop Road intersects with University Blvd.
 
Thursday, April 21
Noon-1:30 p.m.

Eco-Friendly Fair
Faculty and Staff Earth Day Professional Development
441-442 Dunbar Library

The Dunbar Library is hosting an Earth Day 2011 event for WSU Faculty and Staff to learn more about selected reduce, reuse and recycle topics. Learn more (PDF)→

5-7 p.m.
264 Brehm Lab
Join the Office of Sustainability for pizza and an Earth Day video.

Friday, April 22
3:45 p.m.

Celebrate Earth Day 2011 and Join us for a walk in the WSU Woods starting from the 1st floor lobby of Russ Engineering.

8 p.m.
Viewing of the award-winning video, "Coal Country."
M252 Creative Arts Center

Make your reservation to view the award-winning video, "Coal Country." Join the discussion with the Executive Producer, Mari-Lynn Evans. Learn about what now powers over half of America's electricity. Learn more (PDF)→

Come out and Celebrate Earth Day 2011 - Join theSierra Club Outing #1
Saturday, April 23
10 a.m.

Caesar Creek Gorge State Nature Preserve

Join us on this wildflower walk with an ODNR naturalist as we explore the diverse habitat of this 480 acre preserve.

Afterward, come and join us for lunch at Bentino’s in nearby Waynesville.
Contact leader Dana Harrod for more information: (937) 372-7286

To learn more or to be added to the Dayton-area email list, contact Steve Wonderly at daytonsierraclub@hotmail.com.
 


Most events will allow students to participate in litter clean up of some area on campus.

Dunbar Library
Check out the Dunbar Library's ongoing Sustainability Efforts—look at the recycling display in the main library atrium.

Photo Contest
Dr. Stacey Hundley is organizing an Earth Day 2011 on-campus photo competition with the Students in Earth and Environmental Sciences (SEES).  The SEES group is also planning a tree planting and other events to celebrate Earth Day 2011. Learn more (PDF)→

All events daytime events will involved litter clean up of some part of campus!  

Educate yourself and Act on what you learn, benefit the Earth and all of us.

Sustainability Events

Montgomery County Food Summit

November 7, 2014
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Register now for the Nov. 7th Montgomery County Food Summit. Hosted by Montgomery County Food Policy Coalition, University of Dayton's Sustainability, Energy and the Environment Program and Growing Power Initiative, and Partners for the Environment Food Team Connecting Producers to Consumers:
~ From our farms...to our tables
~ Focusing on solutions for local food distribution

University of Dayton River Campus, Meyer Room 1700 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, Ohio

This is a FREE event and lunch will be provided.

Download the flyer for more details.

Food Justice Film screening

October 15, 2014
7:00 p.m.

The Garden Station in downtown Dayton are promoting upcoming Food Justice Film screening at the Dayton International Peace Museum on October 15 at 7:00 pm.

Land & Freedom: Talking Food Systems
Visiting local gardens, farmers markets, and other fresh food projects in San Diego's diverse urban neighborhoods, Land & Freedom speaks with residents that are taking advantage of the city's reformed urban agriculture ordinances. Residents are finding alternatives to a food system that has historically distressed low income communities. Residents are eating healthier with produce they've grown themselves, using community gardens like they would use parks, and displaying respect for the neighborhoods they live in. Still, many people continue to struggle with the lack of affordable fresh produce readily available within neighborhoods and other resources to improve their lives.

About filmmaker:
Brian Myers, a video producer with the Media Arts Center San Diego, works with under-served communities to document the voice of local community members for the Speak City Heights multimedia collaborative. As a media justice activist he works on a variety of independent media projects for community groups, such as May Day Workers Film Festival, and other organizations focused on social justice. 

More information online at,
http://www.talkingfoodsystems.org/

Its also on Facebook,
https://www.facebook.com/events/1467274270226816/

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