We have scheduled university and community members to discuss sustainability issues, solutions and choices in our world. These talks will take place in JFK Lobby. Snacks and beverages will be provided. All EWU students in attendance will receive a raffle ticket for prize drawings at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival at URC ice rink Wednesday evening.
Monday, April 17, JFK Lobby
10 a.m. | Sustainable Coffee with Prof. Julia Smith and Roast House Coffee owner Deborah Di Bernardo
Noon | Renewable Energy with Prof. Tony Rizk and Avista
2 p.m. | Honey Bees with Prof. Justin Bastow and Master Beekeeper Jim Miller
Tuesday, April 18, JFK Lobby
10 a.m. | LEED Building Design and Tour of EWU LEED-certified buildings with Jim Moeller
Noon | Conservation with Prof. Alex Mann and The Lands Council
2 p.m. | EWU Food Pantry with Tricia Hughes and Nick Franco
Wednesday, April 19, JFK Lobby
Noon | Sustainability Forum with Erik Budsberg. Discussion will center on current state of sustainability at EWU. And the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
6-9 p.m. | The Wild & Scenic Film Festival will occur in the University Recreation Center ice rink, without the ice. An evening of great films selected by a team of students concerning our earth, bring a lawn chair or blankets for informal, comfortable seating. There will be popcorn, trail mix and s’mores. All students in attendance will receive a raffle ticket for drawings during the event for some great gifts. EPIC is providing a free spring weekend EPIC trip for two people, a snow board system (boots, board and bindings) and many other cool items from local outdoor businesses.
Thursday, April 20
Earth Day Fair will be held in the Campus Mall weather permitting, otherwise it will be moved to Tawanka 215 A/B/C. The fair is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be some great opportunities to see what EWU, local business, agencies and community members are doing towards sustainability. There will be many fun activities for folks to participate in, recyclable crafts, seed plantings, water bottle giveaway, recycled clothing swap, gourmet coffee tasting and lots of other activities. Get your fair passport stamped and enter to win a Rock Star Bicycle, EWU Bookstore Gift Card, Fresh Market gift basket or Thomas Hammer gift basket.
Saturday, April 22
Day of Service opportunities for students. Help with the Cheney Clean Sweep or Turnbull Spring Planting. Lunch will be provided for volunteers at the campus community garden following these events. Sign up at bit.ly/EaglesServe17