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Earth Week Schedule 2014 @ VCSU

Tuesday, April 22

2012 Festival
GREEN Day - wear green in support of keeping our planet green.

Ecological Footprint
All on VCSU campus are encouraged to go to one of the following web sites to identify the ecological footprint you will leave on planet earth.
Faculty are encouraged to remind students each hour to check it out - have your class do it together - it only takes 10 minutes.

Run Your Ecological Footprint
Ecological Footprint Fact

5:30 pm - 3rd Annual VCSU Earth Day Festival at Medicine Wheel Park. (in case of inclement weather this event will be held at the Student Center)

Featured performance by Buffalo River Dancers at 7:00 p.m.

Highlights to this year’s Festival:
Buffalo River Singers & Dancers
  • FREE hotdogs, chips and water for the first 200 attendees (hotdogs compliments of Sodexo Campus Food Service)
  • Vendors and artisans with EARTH friendly products and information of all kinds
  • Door Prizes
  • Musical Entertainment
  • Kids games and activities with PRIZES
  • Bring your own light colored shirt or material to silk screen an Earth Day symbol
  • Guided walks from campus to Medicine Wheel Park and back on the trail beginning near McCoy Hall
  • Star gazing through telescopes at dark.
  • FREE tree to the first 100 families

Wednesday, April 23

BLUE Day - wear blue in support of clean, healthy water supplies.

12:00 Noon Brown Bag Presentation in the Presidents/Norway Rooms
iWorm. Do you? By Jackie Owen

Up to 75% of what we normally throw into our overworked landfills could be eaten by composting worms. Learn how to reduce waste, help the environment, and make plants healthy by keeping a low-cost, no-smell worm bin in your home, apartment or office.

Highway Clean Up – watch email updates on details

Thursday, April 24

WHITE Day - wear white in support of a clean planet.

Bike or Walk Day - Everyone is encouraged to use nonpolluting forms of transportation as much as possible today. Walkers and bikers - please meet on the south side of the Student Center at 12:05 for a short bike around the block and photo opportunity.

11:00 am – 1:00 pm Clean Up at City Park
VCSU sports teams will work with Valley City to help with spring clean-up at one of the city’s beautiful parks. TENTATIVE

3:00-5:00 pm Clean Up Campus - Sponsored by Fish and Wildlife Club
Meet at the south entrance of the Student Center and you will be sent to areas on campus ready for spring clean-up. Tools and supplies will be provided. Come and go as you can.

Friday, April 25

Yellow Day - wear yellow in support of a sun-shining, healthy atmosphere for our planet

Other activities:

  • GeoCashes for prizes (go to here for details)
  • Tree planting on campus (date and time to be determined)