Earth Week Calendar of Events 2021
Monday, April 19th - Trees and Campus Environment
Virtual Earth Day 5k
Today through Sunday (April 19-25), participants can pick a day to run or walk the established 5k route on the Evansdale campus. Runners and walkers are reminded that they must wear masks and physically distance themselves at least six feet a part from other individuals. To kick it up a notch participants are also invited to complete a campus sustainability scavenger hunt while on the 5k route! Below you'll find all the details. Prizes will be awarded to the top three overall fastest runners.
Step 1: Download JustMove, a free mobile app and sign up for the WVU Earth Day 5k on your mobile device.
Step 2: At your convenience b egin the Virtual Earth Day 5k race in front of WVU Rec Center's east entrance
Step 3: (Optional) Print out the scavenger hunt list
HERE and take photos of each item listed while on the 5k
Step 4: Record and submit completed time using the JustMove App.
Arbor Day Tree Planting and Celebration
1:00-1:30 p.m., in front of Colson Hall
Tuesday, April 20th - Sustainability at WVU
Campus Conversation: WVU Sustainability
The Campus community is invited to join a Campus Conversation today (April 20). The discussion will focus on the results of recent surveys conducted at the University to understand sustainability priorities among students and employees, current and upcoming sustainability efforts and WVU's participation in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System program. The meeting will be held via Zoom Webinar ; the link for the webinar will go live at 12:45 p.m. today.
Greening Your Home Office or Study Area
Click HERE for the top 8 ways to green your home office or study area. Post photos of how you made your home office or study area more sustainable by tagging us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @LetsConserveWVU and #WVUSustainability2021
Wednesday, April 21st - Get Outside and Play
Nature and Self Care: Outdoor Stress Management with Carruth Center
3:30-4:30, Evansdale Campus
Thursday, April 22nd - Sustainable Food
Shrink Your Foodprint
WVU Dining's Earth Day Menus
Friday, April 23rd - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
How YOU can make an impact:
Blue & Gold Mine Sale - Give it up for good!