Tag: Earth Day

Students plan Earth Week at UW-Green Bay

Student organizations at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay have taken the lead in scheduling a full lineup of Earth Week events Monday through Saturday, April 20-25. Wednesday is the 45th anniversary of the first Earth Day, which took place on April 22, 1970. Events, times, places and sponsors for the 2015 observances are as follows: […]

Voelker’s ‘Environmental History’ class plans cleanup walk for Earth Week

The students of the American Environmental History course taught by Associate Prof. David Voelker invite the campus community to participate in a cleanup walk to commemorate Earth Day. Although Earth Day is on April 22, the walk will take place on Tuesday, April 21, from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. (rain or shine). Participants should meet […]

Earth Day? ‘It’s sort of like Christmas’

Monday (April 22) was Earth Day, and recognition and celebrations of the day — and week — have begun here on campus and elsewhere. On Sunday, UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. John Katers and Prof. Emeritus Michael Kraft helped offer some context for the celebration, sitting down for an interview with “CW 14 Focus” host (and […]

Tune in: Katers, Kraft to talk Earth Day with “CW-14 Focus”

It’s almost Earth Day, and two well-known UW-Green Bay faculty members (one an emeritus) will help explain the celebration’s history and significance during Sunday’s (April 21) “CW 14 Focus” program. Associate Prof. John Katers, NAS, will join Prof. Emeritus Michael Kraft, PEA, for the show, which is hosted by former University Communication staffer Robert Hornacek. […]

Celebrate Earth Day with A’viands, earn a free cookie

Earth Day is Sunday (April 22).  To celebrate, A’viands has put together some specials and activities focused on ways to keep the Earth healthy. On Friday (April 20) the “Cans for Cookies”  promotion means this: Donate a non-perishable food item and receive an Earth-Themed Cookie.  Please bring all donations to The Marketplace inside the Leona […]