2015 NAU Earth Week

The Office of Sustainability is offering a $50 Bookstore gift card to the person who designs the best logo and tagline for Earth Week's 2015 promotional materials

The sidebar features last year's logo ------------------------------------------------->

Potential taglines include: 

I “heart” NAU (w/ the earth in the shape of the heart)
People, Prosperity, Planet!
Educate, Empower, Act!
One World, One You, One Chance 
One Earth, One Future 

Last Year's tagline: Earth Day Everyday

Below you can find a preliminary list of events:

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

Thursday, April 16th

Sustainability Awards Ceremony 2015 / 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. 

Hosted by: Environmental Caucus 

Saturday, April 18th

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

Join the City of Flagstaff for the 2015 Earth Day celebration. The event this year will be a clean-up and after there will be 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

Sunday, April 19th - Tuesday April 21st

Vulnerable Populations / TBA / Native American Cultural Center 

Lutheran Campus Ministry presents a 3-day conference about climate change and its effects on vulnerable people with particular attention paid to food resources.

Hosted by: Lutheran Campus Ministry

Monday, April 20th

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

Joins us to see student's creations of upcycled fashion come down the runway.

Hosted by: Residence Life

Wednesday, April 22nd

Joe Romm Climate change:  What you don’t know can hurt you / 7pm / Prochnow Auditorium

Dr. Romm is the founding editor of Climate Progress, named “the indispensable blog” by the New York Times.  He is also a Senior Fellow with the Center for American Progress and the Chief Science Advisor for the Emmy-winning TV series, “Years of Living Dangerously.”  Time magazine has named him a “Hero of the Environment” and “The Web’s most influential climate-change blogger”.  The event is free but ticketed.  Tickets will be made available at the door and at the Central Ticket Office on campus. 

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