SUNY Sullivan Announces Events to Celebrate Earth Week

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SUNY Sullivan is proud to announce a week of events organized by the College’s Sustainability Committee, Student Activities Office, Garden Club, and others others!

The schedule kicks off on Monday, April 22nd at noon with up-cycled crafts with GR8 Productions and Student Activities. Take away fun and functional items made from recycled products in the Student Union!

Click the various links below for further details about each activity!

Monday, April 22

12-2pm in the Student Union – Create up-cycled crafts with GR8 Productions and Student Activities. Take away fun and functional items made from recycled products!

Tuesday, April 23

12-2pm in the Student Union – Plant vegetable, herb and flower seeds with Student Activities and the Garden Club. Take away a container of seeds you started yourself! Then take a tour of the Community Garden and Hope Farm, leaving at 2pm from the Union.

Wednesday, April 24

10am-3pm in the E Lobby – Visit Local Environmental Organizations, and take a Sustainability Tour of Campus. Participating Organizations include the National Park Service, NY State Department of Environmental Conseration, Sullivan County Audubon Society, Bashakill Area Association, Sullivan County Recycling, Hope Farm, Catskill Watershed Corporation, SUNY Sullivan Sustainability Groups and more!

12:30-2pm in the Conference Room upstairs in the One Stop – Watch a free screening of the film Paris to Pittsburgh: The Climate for Change is Now. The film includes an appearance former SUNY Sullivan student Iris Gillingham!

Thursday, April 25

12-2pm, Meet in the Student Union – Tie-Dye with Student Activities. Start off your groovy weekend with some tie dye! Come to the Student Union to find out the outside location (weather permitting) & get a shirt to tie dye. All materials will be provided. 

3:15-4:45pm, Meet in Parking Lot 1 by the Nature Trail – Join Metamorphosis Section 5 for a walk, trail clean-up, and butterfly release (if they are ready!). Bags, gloves, and snacks will be provided.

6pm in Room B113 – Attend the Sullivan County Audubon Society Meeting featuring guest speaker Emily Ferrin from the National Audubon Society. Emily will speak about the conservation of the Delaware River Watershed.

Friday, April 26

1-3pm in the Community Garden – Volunteer to help with clean-up, bed preparation, and planting!