Posts Tagged ‘earth week’

Centennial Tree Celebration/ Arbor Day /Earth Week/Tree Planting

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Celebrate ArborDay and Earth Week with a Tree Planting on the Library Quad.
One Hundred years ago the class of 1913 planted the majestic elm trees we now enjoy in the Library Quad.
Come join in as we plant a tree as a gift to the next 100 years and honor and appreciate the gift of 1913
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Earth Week kicks off tomorrow! Runs April 20-27.

Friday, April 19th, 2013

At OSU, we have been celebrating Earth Day ever since the first one in 1970. But we’re too hardcore for just one day of observance of this amazing planet we live on, so we celebrate for a full week! Hence: Earth Week, a week of fun and educational activities geared toward raising environmental awareness and [...]

OSU hosts Drive Less Connect Social

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Join us Wednesday at noon in MU 211 to learn about the new regional rideshare system OSU is using, supported by the Oregon and Washington departments of transportation, and many other stakeholder groups.
Drive Less Connect is an online rideshare program intended to help get you to your destinations more efficiently.  Whether you want to match [...]

Annual Earth Week celebration starts Saturday!

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

The long-standing Earth Week celebration at OSU is a week of fun and educational activities geared toward raising environmental awareness and engagement, taking place April 21-28 this year.
Whether you are interested in bringing out your wild side at Earth Ball 2012, getting your hands into the dirt at the annual Hoo Haa at the Organic [...]

Earth Day Service Project 2012

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

The Center for Civic Engagement is hosting an Earth Day service project on Saturday April 21st from 8:15am to 1:15pm! Join us for a morning of litter patrol, invasive species removal, and light pruning along a vibrant wetlands habitat. Dunawi Creek features prominently in Starker Arts Park & adjacent Sunset Park (with an interpretive boardwalk), [...]

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 [...]

Campuses Take Charge Begins!

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

The two-month-long energy conservation effort Campuses take Charge has officially kicked off at OSU as of April 2nd. The campaign encourages students to try new energy-saving actions for a month, and to log their conservation data after they are finished. The campaign is sponsored by Energize Corvallis, the OSU Sustainability Office, and the Student Sustainability Initiative.
To join, students [...]

Earth Week Continues through Saturday

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Earth Week is halfway done but 14 events still remain, giving you plenty of opportunities to learn about sustainability at OSU and get involved!
On Saturday, Campus Recycling had the opportunity to interact with the off campus community at the annual EarthFaire, organized by the Corvallis Environmental Center, distributing Earth Week info and inviting citizens to [...]

Green Career Day coming Thursday!

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

Oregon State University will hold its first spring Green Career Day during Earth Week 2011.  The event takes place April 21, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom.  Green employers will be showcasing their sustainable efforts, networking with OSU students, and some will be highlighting employment/internships.  The event will help students [...]

Sneak peek into Earth Week 2011

Friday, April 1st, 2011

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 have not occurred every [...]