2015 NAU Earth Week

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

Tuesday, April 14th

NAU's Energy Future: Progress and Opportunites Toward Our Climate Commitment/4:00-5:30pm/Ashurst Hall

Join us for the second part of the open, community discussion about energy at NAU and the challenges of achieving carbon neutrality.
Hosted by Climate Science & Solutions and The College of Engineering, Forestry & Natural Sciences

Thursday, April 16th

Sustainability Awards Ceremony 2015 / 530 - 630 pm / Native American Cultural Center

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 

Friday, April 17th

Earth Jam / 2:30 - 7pm/ South Quad Outside of DuBois

Green Jacks is hosting a day in the sun on the south quad with music and games by the Du Bois center.

Hosted by Green Jacks 

Saturday, April 18th

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

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 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 

Come see students fashionable creations of upcycled materials 

Hosted by Environmental Caucus

Tuesday, April 21st  

Boiler Plant Tour/ 12-1pm/ 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

Careers with Impact / 5:30-8pm / Firecreek

Join us for networking opportunities and a panel discussion on careers with impact

Hosted by: NAU Career Development, Environmental Caucus, Delta Epsilon Iota, and NAU Alumni Association

Wednesday, April 22nd

Joe Romm What You Don't know Can Hurt You/ Prochnow Auditorium/ 7pm

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

PIH Engage Strides for Solidarity/ Anthropology building & Campus Police Department/3pm

Join NAU's Partners In Health (PIH) Engage student organization and the Anthropology Department for a walk in solidarity as a compassionate community in support of environmental health and health as a human right! 

Hosted by Partners In Health

Thursday, April 23rd

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