Earth Week 2014 Calendar of Events

Download the 2014 Earth Week Poster here.

To skip to the events currently scheduled for a given day, use the links below.

Tues (22) | Wed (23) | Thurs (24) | Fri (25) | Sat (26) | Sun (27)

Tuesday, April 22

Earth Day Teach-in (poster PDF)
The College Lodge
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Download the Earth Day Teach-in poster here. For a description of the various programs and events, read the Campus Report coverage.

To register for a spot in the "Building a Thumb Piano" Workshop, please contact Professor Kay Stonefelt.

Buses will depart campus starting at 9:30am from the loading area between Rockefeller Arts Center and Maytum Hall (next to the large red ring sculpture). Please dress for the weather, wear mud boots, and arrive five minutes before departure times. Click here for a bus schedule.

People interested in carpooling to the Lodge should use the FredRide program. A specific carpooling event has already been created.

**Teach-in events will be held rain or shine. Guided nature walks, invasive species pulls, and some outdoor events will still be held outside in the event of light rain. In case of heavy rain or thunderstorms, all events will be moved to the lodge interior or back porch. In the event of heavy rain, the meditation labyrinth will be canceled and the drum circle will be moved back to the 3:10-3:50 time slot.


Wednesday, April 23
"I'd Tap That"
University Commons Lobby

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

"Beautify the Campus Woodlot" Litter Cleanup Event
Campus Woodlot and Surrounding Area

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm (Rain date: 4/24, 3:30-4:30 pm) For more information, contact Barb Yochym

The event will be held as scheduled (4/23). The starting point is the four-way stop at Ring Road and Symphony Circle.


"Objects of Hope in the Age of Climate Change" by Kenneth Shockley
Room S204, Williams Center, SUNY Fredonia
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

**CANCELED DUE TO ILLNESS** (We will let you know if/when Dr. Shockley reschedules his talk)


Adopt-a-Beach Training Session by Nate Drag
Conference Room, SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator, Dunkirk
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (NEW DATE!)


Thursday, April 24
"More than Just Picking Up Trash: Volunteer Stewardship and Restoration Projects on the Great Lakes" by Nate Drag
Room 209, McEwen, SUNY Fredonia
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


"Fracking 101: Exploring the Science, Myths and Facts of Fracking" by Professor Glenn Wahl
Room S204, Williams Center, SUNY Fredonia
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Eco Variety Show
Multi-Purpose Room, Williams Center, SUNY Fredonia
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Friday, April 25
"Pollution Prevention and the Protection of Clean Water"by Dr. Sherri Mason (register here)
Japanese Garden, Reed Library, SUNY Fredonia
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

"Tobacco and its Effects on the Environment" by Ken Dahlgren
Room S204, Williams Center, SUNY Fredonia
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Environmental Film Festival
Room 101, Jewett Hall, SUNY Fredonia
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

5:00 Green Gold (47 min)

6:00 Masdar: A Green City (22 min) & Amazing Grace (5 min)

6:30  GMO OMG (90 min)

8:00 Chemerical (75 min)

Earth Week Keynote Event: Screening of Chemerical: Redefining Clean for a New Generation and Presentation by Director Andrew Nisker, 8:00 pm


Saturday, April 26
Campus & Community Electronics Recycling Event (more information)
Park & Ride Lot, SUNY Fredonia
9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Garlic Mustard Pull
Alexander Preserve
Meet in the Jewett Hall parking lot at 10:00 am
11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday, April 27

Adopt-a-Beach Cleanup
Point Gratiot Beach, Dunkirk
Meet in the Fenton Hall parking lot at 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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