Archive for April 4th, 2012

Sneak Peek at Earth Week 2012

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Over 40 years ago, U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson helped drive communities across the U.S.  to organize teach-ins for the environment on April 22, 1970 – the first Earth Day. Right here on our campus, OSU students put together a series of events, participating in this landmark date. While Earth Day-related festivities [...]

Three ways to celebrate Arbor Day 2012

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

From increased property values, to clean air and water, to better test scores from kids, trees provide city dwellers with a long list of social, economic, and environmental benefits.  For Oregonians, one day just isn’t enough to express our appreciation for all the great services trees provide. So we celebrate a whole Arbor Week!
This year, [...]