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Green Week


Greenweek is here! Check out all the events happening from Jan. 23-28. Make sure to dance your pants off at Greenapalooza.

Sunday, Jan. 23
• Brockton Garden workday with CSL and SEA Time: 10am-noon. Weeding, irrigation, clean-up, building raised beds, cultivating/preparing veggie plots.

Monday, Jan. 24
• Lewis Hall Mixer at 7 p.m. in the Lewis Hall Amphitheater and building. A great opportunity to meet and mingle with the teachers, students, and Redlands community members who are knowledgeable about environmental studies, science, and current activism projects going on locally. There will be desserts and appetizers to munch on while enjoying the company of the community and tours from Monty Hemple with all of the hidden environmental features of Lewis Hall.

Tuesday, Jan. 25
• Gardening workshop with “Roots and Shoots” from 1-3 p.m. Come out to the Brockton Community Garden and learn more about sustainable gardening, the Brockton Community Garden plots, and just have fun gardening with fellow students.

Wednesday, Jan. 26
• “Waste Measurement:” Stop by Commons during lunch and observe how much food waste students are actually creating.

• “Carbon Calculate” your meal during lunch, investigate the carbon emissions required to produce the meals you eat on a daily basis.

• Join us for a discussion with Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas of the Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) at 7 p.m. in HOL 100. The lecture is free. There will be a raffle for gift certificates to places such Best Buy. For almost four decades, Dr. Galdikas has studied and worked closely with the orangutans of Indonesian Borneo in their natural habitat, and is today the world’s foremost authority on the orangutan. The Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) protects over one million acres of forest with the largest wild population of orangutans in the world. OFI research includes a four generational study of orangutans, their behavior and ecology, and provides for over 300 orphaned orangutans in the OFI care center.
Brought to you by ASUR Convocations and Lectures Series, Students for Environmental Action (S.E.A), the Environmental Studies Department, the Biology Department, the Philosophy Department, and the Science Center.

Thursday, Jan. 27
• “Tray less Dinner” – dine without a tray. Not only will it help you avoid over eating, but you will conserve both water and energy.

• Environmental short films screening at 8 p.m. in Hunsaker Lounge. A discussion will follow the screening.

Friday, Jan. 28
GREENAPALOOZA! Come by the Brown Amphitheatre (Lewis Hall) from 9-12 p.m. and enjoy music from bands Ronald Raygun and Overeasy. Entry is $4 and comes with a raffle ticket for a custom made BIKE by Outdoor Programs Bike Shop.

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