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
Design Due by March 6, 2015 sent to Rachelle.Berry@nau.edu
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 / 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
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
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