Past Events

Join us and the Eco-Reps for the first annual Eco- Fest Friday October 23rd, 2015 from 11-2 pm on the Val Quad! 

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Climate Action Plan Outreach Events 

Learn more about the new climate action planning process!

Students: Join us Tuesday April 28th, 2016 at 9:30 pm in the Keefe McCaffrey Room for cookies, coffee, and a conversation about the Climate Action Plan .

Faculty and staff: Come learn more about the climate action planning process  on May 6th at 12:30 pm in Terrace Room B. Please feel free to bring your lunch. 

We will develop a mailing list for those interested in following the process closely. If you interested in joinging the mailling list, or have any questions or general comments, you can reach us at climate@amherst.edu

 

Earth Week 2015

earth day.jpg Earth Day, April 22nd, marks what many believe to be the start of the modern environmental movement in the United States, and led to the creation ofthe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2015 marks the 45th annual Earth Day celebration, and there are many events both here at Amherst College and in the Pioneer Valley that you may be interested in, including our first annual trash-to-fashion show on Thursday April 23rd!  

Events at Amherst College

Tuesday, April 21st, 2016

Cider Donuts with the Office of Environmental Sustainability, 10-11 am, Facilities Building, Room 103b. Stop by to grab a donut, say hi, share any sustainability ideas, and vote on our new logo!

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Thursday, April 23nd, 2016

First Annual Trash-to-Fashion Show! 8 pm, Powerhouse.  Come cheer on your peers as they design and model fashion made out of post consumer materials. Snacks provided! More details here.

Friday, April 24th, 2016

Tour of Book and Plow Farm.  Have you heard about a farm on campus but are not sure where it is or how to learn more? Meet us at 1:30 pm in front of the Powerhouse and we will walk over to meet with Pete, Tobin, and Maida (weather permitting)

Have an event that is not listed ? Contact ldraucker@amherst.edu to add to the list.  

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Events in the Valley

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2016

Limered Tea for Trees: For every 4 teas purchased (in store of delivery) Limered with plant a tree. All Day. More details here

Regional Food System Strategies with David Orr, Andy Kendall, and Margaret Christie, Hampshire College, FPH Main Lecture Hall, 4 pm. More details here on this and other Hampshire events during the week. 

Amherst Town Cleanup, 3:30 - 5:30 pm. Clean up a 1/4 mile of Pelham Road and the Amethyst Brook Conservation Area. More details here

Friday, April 24th, 2016

End of the week concert at Smith College featuring Spitfire, WOZQ, and Frank Waln at Chapin Lawn, 7-9:30 pm. More details here on this and other Smith events during the week. 

For a list of events at UMASS Amherst during the week, look here.