Earth Week April 2013
Note: Earth Week 2013 events will remain as examples until 2014 schedule is set.
Refresh often for updates; More info, contact: Vick Watson 406-243-5153
April 19 (Fri) 3-6 pm UM FLAT Earth Week Kick-off BBQ (633 5th St. East, by UM). local food, live music, fun silent auction. Check out this sustainable living & learning center where students & the community collaborate on projects (permaculture garden, solar power, energy conservation, chicken rides! Note -- must be under 6 inches tall to ride chickens)
April 20 (Sat) EARTH SERVICE DAY (times may change, check back for updates)
9am to 2pm--MT Sentinel M Trail work & prairie restoration. Planting, weeding, fence repair. Meet at trailhead or hike up to workers. Bring work gloves & water. Lunch provided. RSVP to email@example.com
10am-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 2:30pm--Recycle Relay-- Sort recyclables at UM Recycling Shed. Meet at back of UM Facility Services (Physical Plant), NE corner of campus, between stadium & MT Sentinel. MAP. contact - UM_Recycle@mso.umt.edu
2 to 5pm--UC Vegetable Garden (NE corner of the UC, outside)-- help expand garden & renew the compost. larry
Noon to 5pm--Service Day at FreeCycles (732 S 1st W) -- build bikes, work on shop. Info at email@example.com or 880-6834
ECOPENTATHALON - DO ALL OF THE ABOVE!
Ecopentathletes bike from event to event working about an hour at each. Need water, work gloves, helmet & bike. Meet at 9:30 am on Kim Williams Trail by Van Buren footbridge. Done by 5pm. RSVP: email Vicki.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 243-5153.
April 21 (Sun) DIG DAY 1 -- turn lawns into food gardens. Noon to 4:30. Meet in Kiwanis Park. email@example.com
April 22 (Mon) Noon-- EARTH DAY & Bike Day, UM Oval or UC (depending on weather); Bike Hub demo;
1pm--Help build an aquaponics system between UM's Lommasson & Craig Hall firstname.lastname@example.org
Climate Change talk at UM's University Center Theater, 7pm.
UM Farm-to-College 10 Year Celebration, noon, Food Zoo <email@example.com>
Rabbit Raising Workshop at UM FLAT, 6-8pm, (633 5th St. East)
April 25 (Thur)--Sustainability at Work & Home. 10 to noon, UM's UC 326
April 27 (Sat) MORE UM Recycling work -- catching up after Earth Week -- 1-3pm UM_Recycle@mso.umt.edu
Rock Creek Work Day 1. 9:30 to 2pm. Remove trash, old fences, weeds. Info.firstname.lastname@example.org
April 27-28 -- MUD llama manure sale
April 28 (Sun) DIG DAY 2 -- turn lawns into food gardens. Noon to 4:30. Meet in Kiwanis Park. email@example.com
Above events are in Missoula (or you meet there). More events around west Montana at www.umt.edu/conservationcalendar