Earth Week April 19-27, 2014
Refresh often for updates; More info, contact: Vick Watson 406-243-5153
Earth Week 2014 events shown for illustration. 2015 events will be posted when available.
April 19 (Sat) EARTH SERVICE DAY I (may change, check back for updates) UM MAP
9am to 2pm -MT Sentinel M Trail work & prairie restoration. Plant, weed, fence. Meet at trainhead or hike up to workers.
Bring work gloves & water. RSVP if you want lunch to Marilyn.email@example.com
10am to noon--Clark Fork Coalition River clean up, (BBQ noon-2pm) - Pick up trash along the Clark Fork.
Team leaders meet at Caras Park between 9am & 10 am to get supplies for your group. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
1 pm to 3pm--Recycle Relay-- Sort recyclables at UM Recycling Shed. Back of UM Facility Services (Physical Plant)
10am to 5pm -- FreeCycles Service Day (732 S 1st W) --tune up bikes for community. Info at email@example.com or 880-6834
2 to 5pm -- Stencil storm drains at UM (to prevent dumping down drains). Contact Tom.Javins@mso.umt.edu
Noon to 4:30pm --DIG DAY -- turn lawns into food gardens. Meet in Kiwanis Park at noon. firstname.lastname@example.org
ECOPENTATHALON - DO 5 OF THE ABOVE!
Ecopentathletes bike from event to event working about an hour at each. Need water, work gloves, helmet & bike (UM students can borrow bikes from UM). Prizes for those who complete the day & one lucky person will win a bike. Meet at 9 am on Kim Williams Trail by Van Buren footbridge. Will be done about 5pm. RSVP: email Vicki.email@example.com or call 243-5153.
Additional Events: 9am Superfund Run in Bonner
4pm -- Disney’s ‘Bears’ Movie at Carmike 12 (3640 Mullan Rd). Door prizes and bear experts.
7:30-11pm-- EARTH SERVICE DAY DANCE-- Union Hall, 208 E. Main, upstairs. Easy country dance (taught & called); no experience or partner needed. Live music. $9 (Earth Service Day workers & kids under 15 free). Missoula Folklore Society
April 21 (Mon) noon -- Careers in Sustainable Food Systems Panel (UM’s UC Commons)
Noon--Documentary “I Am”, at UM’s UC Theater, hosted by UM Sustainability. Trailer here.
4-6pm -- TEDX Sustainable Food Talks Viewing Party (UM’s UC Theater)
April 22 (Tues) EARTH DAY Click Here for special Earth Day Message
10-11am -- Home-Grown Mushroom Workshop (UMD Garden, south side of Lommasson Center)
11-1:30 -- Earth Day Omelet Bar (UM Food Zoo in Lommasson Center)
11am-3pm -- SUSTAINAGANZA in UC Ballroom & Atrium, UM Oval & Library Mall (set up at 10am)
Tabling & demos & giveaways: Bikes, recycling, music, dancing, cake, awards, report cards. firstname.lastname@example.org
3-4pm --Reinvest MT gathering, UM Oval; 3-5pm-Composting Van Painting Party (UM LommassonCenter parking lot).
11am to 3pm -- Help with bird migration study at MPG Ranch (also on 24th). Contact email@example.com to participate
April 23 (Wed)-- 11-2pm: Bike Blender Smoothies, UM Oval; 5-7 pm: Compost Van Painting (UM Lommasson parking lot).
6-8:30pm-- "Prairie Songs," free reading event celebrating nature writing in W MT. Missoula's Top Hat Lounge. Camas
7pm -- Green movie night at the Roxy. More info here
April 24 (Thur) Food Preservation, noon, UC Atrium; UMD Garden Tour 3-4pm; Bike Blender Smoothies, 2-5pm,UM Oval
4-5pm -- Coal Industry Rhetoric. by UM professor Steve Schwarze. UM Forestry 301.
3-6 pm UM FLAT 5th Annual Earth Week BBQ (633 5th St. East, by UM). For a mere $3-5 suggested donation -- great local food, live music, fab silent auction. Check out this sustainable living/ learning center where students & the community collaborate on projects like permaculture garden, solar power, energy conservation, chicken ranching, worm composting!
April 26 (Sat) EARTH SERVICE DAY 2 UM MAP
9am-1:30 pm -- Giant garage sale at UM . Details here. Recycle your stuff.
9am-Noon--Stewardship Day at Teller Wildlife Refuge. wildlife habitat enhancement. email firstname.lastname@example.org
10am-3pm -- Student Cooking Competition, (using local food), UM’s UC Commons
10am to 1pm --Stream monitoring training offered by Watershed Education Network (rain or shine). call 425-971-1077-
11am to 3pm -- Make fences wildlife friendly at MPG Ranch. Contact email@example.com to participate
1-2pm -- Day of Climate Action in Missoula -- meet at the XXXs North end of North Higgins firstname.lastname@example.org
1-3pm -- MORE UM Recycling work -- catching up after Earth Week UM_Recycle@mso.umt.edu
2 to 4pm -- Stencil storm drains at UM (to prevent dumping down drains). RSVP Tom.Javins@mso.umt.edu
April 26 (Sat) 7:30-11pm-- Another EARTH SERVICE DAY DANCE-- Union Hall, 208 E. Main, upstairs. Easy country dance (taught & called); no experience or partner needed. Live music. Free to Earth Service Day workers & kids under 15; regular admission is $9). Missoula Folklore Society
April 27 (Sun) Raised Beds and Hoop Houses Workshop, Caras Park, 9AM-Noon
Noon -- 5 pm Celebrate the Earth. Local food/drink, art, live music, kids activities, Sustainability Fair of green businesses & community groups. Bring your own cup, eating tools to reduce waste. To volunteer, sponsor, or exhibit, Contact MUD 721-7513 or email email@example.com or see http://mudproject.org/get-involved/2014-earth-day-celebration/
What's cooking at UM Dining Services for Earth Week? Click Here
Above events are mostly in Missoula. More events around west Montana at www.umt.edu/conservationcalendar