Earth Week 2018

Event Date: 
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 8:00 am

 

- Watch4Earth (Feature Film) - Wednesday, April 4

Star Sandra Steingraber and Director Chandra Chevannes will be on hand for the Michigan debut of Unfractured, a documentary film about the grassroots campaign that got fracking banned in the state of New York. Sponsored by SEAS as part of the 2018 Dean's Speaker Series, MC2: Michigan and the Climate Crisis, and Alumnae Council.

 

- Work4Earth (Service Day) - Saturday, April 7

Spend an afternoon outdoors and help preserve natural areas in Ann Arbor! This service day will kick off with free food to prepare you for a few hours of outdoor tasks such as removing invasive species, planting native species, improving trails, and collecting and dispersing native seeds. 

 

- Images4Earth (Photography Exhibit) -  April 16 to April 20

In celebration of everything that makes Earth great, we will be showcasing photos taken by students, faculty, and staff that represent Earth Day. Photo submissions will open the first two weeks of April, and voting will be open and the photos will be on display on the digital screens in Ford Commons from April 16 to April 20. The winners will be revealed on Earth Day!  More details on how to enter the contest coming soon.

 

- Act4Earth (Political Activism)- Wednesday, April 18

Take a break from your studies to advocate for environmental issues. Come to the Ford Commons for food, letter-writing supplies, and information on how to take political action. Advance democracy with support from your peers!

 

- Run4Earth (Fun Run) – Saturday, April 21

Join us for a FREE Fun Run starting in the Diag and continuing through the Arb. The first 100 people to sign up will receive a free Run4Earth t-shirt. For this event, we are looking for a few volunteers (who will also receive t-shirts): lead runners, traffic guides, check-in helpers, and more. Registration coming soon.