Help UW-Green Bay celebrate Earth Month with these events!

Earth Day is observed annually on April 22 to raise awareness for sustainability and demonstrate support for environmental protection. At UW-Green Bay, the celebration lasts all month long! Join UW-Green Bay Sustainability at these events to celebrate the Earth.


Native Garden Maintenance

Thu. 4/13, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., MAC Hall, Lenfestey Courtyard
Get gardening! You can help trim native plants and remove invasives to support our courtyard garden. Supplies will be provided. Sign Up!

Electronics Recycling

Fri. 4/28, 2:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Weidner Parking Lot
All are welcome to recycle personal electronics for free!
Drive through (or walk up) and drop off. Check out accepted items.

Campus Cleanup

Sat. 4/29, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Community Center
Keep our campus beautiful by helping clean up litter. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Join for snacks and refreshments afterward!
Sign up to get assigned a team.

Compost Giveaway

Sat. 4/29, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Wood Hall Parking Lot
Free compost to anyone in the community who is interested.
Bring your own buckets, bins, or truck beds, and we’ll help you shovel!


Earth Caretaker Award Ceremony

Wed. 4/19, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Phoenix Rooms ABC
Celebrate our alum, students, faculty, and staff who are supporting sustainability at UW-Green Bay and beyond. Hors d’hoeurves will be served. RSVP here.

UREC Outdoor Adventures

Breathe in the great outdoors. Rent outdoor equipment or join an adventure trip!
UREC Outdoor Adventures

Plant & Paint

Fri. 4/21, 10a.m.-3p.m., Phoenix Park (rain site: Phoenix Club)


Cofrin Student
Research Symposium

Fri. 4/7, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., STEM Bldg, Rooms 136 & 138
Hear students share their Cofrin Student Research Grant projects that took place in the UW-Green Bay Natural Areas! Light snacks and drinks provided. Open to the public.

Fight for the Fox River Cleanup

Mon. 4/24, 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Cofrin Library 4th Floor (or register for Zoom access)
Join our three advocate-authors, P. David Allen II., Susan Campbell, and Gregory Neuschafer for a short presentation and meet & greet all about the fight to clean up the PCBs from the Lower Fox River.

Green Bay Conservation Roundtable

Tue. 4/25, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., University Union, Phoenix Rooms ABC
Don’t miss networking, regional and legislative updates, lightning talks, and student posters on exciting restoration, monitoring, and other conservation projects around the region. Students can register for $10.

For more information on Earth Month at UW-Green Bay, click here.

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