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Fall 2017 Schedule of Sustainability-Related Events

Join us for sustainability-related events on campus! Any event listed below has registered its event through the Green Event Guide and qualified as an "Earth Day Every Day" event. Are you affiliated with the University and planning an event on one of Ohio University's campuses that you would like included here? All you have to do is register the event as "green" through the Zero Waste Initiative's Green Event Guide!

 Any event with an asterisk (*) is in proposal stage and has not been confirmed with a date, time, and/or location.  Please check back for an updated version.  If you have any questions, please email sustainability@ohio.edu.  


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Upcoming Events...

October 4, 2017 
Sustainability Film Series :  Tidewater    
Time: 7pm
Location: Athens Cinema on Court Street
Hosted by: Environmental Studies
Description:  Tidewater explores the challenge of sea level rise in Virginia and North Carolina, encompassing Hampton Roads, arguably the region whose vulnerability most affects our overall national security. An area rich in diversity and historical significance, it is the second most vulnerable community in the U.S. to sea level rise, after New Orleans.  Tidewater will highlight the innovative whole-of-government problem-solving model being pioneered by local leaders. Admission is free!

October 7, 2017 
Homecoming Football Game Free Bicycle Valet Parking
Time: 1pm until one hour past the end of the football game
Location: South Green Drive in front of Margaret M. Walter Hall
Hosted by: Office of Sustainability
Description:  Instead of fighting traffic, enjoy a ride along the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway as you make your way to the stadium to cheer on your Bobcats against the Chippewas. Check-in your bicycle with Bobcat Bike Valet up to an hour before game-time, and return for the ride home within an hour of the end of the game. In between, let the Bobcats care for your transportation.

October 12, 2017 
Smart Renters Energy Education Event   
Time: 11am - 3pm
Location: LLC Amphitheater
Hosted by: Office of Sustainability
Description:  Come join us at the Living Learning Center Amphitheater. The event will provide students who are looking for off-campus housing next year with energy education and facts. Not only will students gain knowledge, but the Office of Sustainability will also be handing out solar chargers to those passing through!

October 13, 2017 
Sapling Scavenger Hunt  
Time: 1:30pm
Location: Childhood Development Center
Hosted by: Office of Sustainability
Description:   J oin the Childhood Development Center and the Office of Sustainability for a nature-made scavenger hunt around the Ridges! You can sign up to be paired with a preschooler, and together you will follow the clues on the map to discover the many shapes, sizes, and colors of OU's award-winning trees, all the while building your own local tree identification skills! No prior tree knowledge necessary.  Please RSVP.

October 19, 2017 
Inauguration Week Sustainability Day Celebration
Time: 11am-1pm
Location: Margaret M. Water Hall lawn
Hosted by: Office of Sustainability & the Office of the President
Description: More details soon!