2014 NAU Earth Week

Please send your updates on Earth Week events to the Office of Sustainability

Thursday, April 16th

Sustainability Awards Ceremony 2014 / 7 - 9 pm / Liberal Arts #120

 Join Environmental Caucus in recognizing and celebrating the incredible efforts of students, faculty, staff and community members that have enhanced the culture of sustainability at Northern Arizona University. 

3:30-3:45pm - Socializing while having free drinks and hors d'oeuvres offered to all the attendees.

3:45-5:00pm - The Awards Ceremony presented by the NAU President John Haeger

Hosted by: Environmental Caucus

Saturday, April 18th

City of Flagstaff's Earth Day / 9am–4pm / TBA

Join the City of Flagstaff for the 2014 Earth Day celebration. The event this year will be a clean-up and after there will be feature live bands, local food, free workshops, a re-use fashion show, car seat recycling, and electronic recycling drop off, in addition to informational booths, vendors and exhibitors.

Hosted by: City of Flagstaff

2014 Green is the New Black Eco Fashion Show /  7 pm / DuBois Ballroom

Hosted by: Housing and Residence Life

Joe Romm – TBA

The Senior Fellow at Center for American Progress and founder of their climate blog, Climate Progress which is apart of the Think Progress website. In 2009 Rolling Stone magazine named him on their "100 People Who Are Changing America" and Time magazine named him one of the Heroes of the Environment.

Hosted by: Center for Ecosystem Science and Society

Thursday, April 23rd

Boiler Plant Tour / TBA / Central Plant (East of Adel Mathematics)

Pop the hood of the NAU campus and explore the boilers, chillers, and tunnels that keep campus heated and cooled.

Hosted by: Green NAU Energy Initiative and Facility Services

DIY Grow Your Own Groceries @ SSLUG / TBA / SSLUG Garden (behind SBS and SBSW)

Join us in the SSLUG Garden for an open house featuring an informal gardening Q & A with the Campus Organic Gardener, tips on the ins and outs of composting with Roots Composting & the City of Flagstaff, and informational tabling by Real Food Challenge, SHAC (Student Health Advisory Committee), Velo-Composting, Total Liberation and folks involved with the AZ GMO labeling initiative. 

Hosted by: Susan Nyoka, Students for Sustainable Living and Urban Gardening, Roots Composting 

Saturday, April 25th

Highway Clean-up / TBA 

Join us in cleaning up a highway. More details will be provided as we move closer to the date

Hosted by: Center for International Education