Earth Week April 18-22, 2011

Earth Week picture

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES:

Tuesday, April 19:
Campus Morning Nature Walk 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Led by Biology instructor Gillian Schultz, Ph.D., and ornithologist Bill Webb, Ph.D., the walk will focus on flora and fauna of the Main Campus, and time permitting, the area adjacent to Adobe Creek. It is perfect for those who are curious about learning about birding and common birds. Admission is free; parking is $2. The walk is limited to 20 participants; it is suitable to people of all abilities and participants must be at least age 18 and wear comfortable shoes. Meet in Parking Lot 5 at the sign at the entrance to the Native Plant Garden. For more information email Gillian Schultz at schultzgillian@foothill.edu.

blue bird picture

Wednesday, April 20:
Earth Week Faire: It's Easy to be Green!
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Cesar Chavez Plaza
There will be an electric car & scooter display, as well as some great vendors including:

earth week logo

• Population Connection
• Farm Fresh to You
• Sierra Club
• Foothill Health Services
• California Native Plant Society
• Audubon Society
• Full Circle Farm
• Zimride
• Santa Clara County Open Space Authority
• San Francisco Bay Wildlife
• Wildlife Center Silicon Valley
• Foothill Ceramics
• Primitive Technology Corporation
• Home Composting

For more information, contact schultzgillian@foothill.edu or carrjanice@pacbell.net.


Thursday, April 21:
Special Movie Presentation: The Future of Food
@ 12 noon
in the Hearthside Lounge (across from the Bookstore). Free admission and snacks provided, courtesy of our sponsors, Whole Foods Market, and ASFC.

Campus Evening Nature Walk 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Led by Biology instructor Gillian Schultz, Ph.D., and ornithologist Bill Webb, Ph.D., the walk will focus on flora and fauna of the Main Campus, and time permitting, the area adjacent to Adobe Creek. It is perfect for those who are curious about learning about birding and common birds. Admission is free; parking is $2. The walk is limited to 20 participants; it is suitable to people of all abilities and participants must be at least age 18 and wear comfortable shoes. Meet in Parking Lot 5 at the sign at the entrance to the Native Plant Garden. For more information email Gillian Schultz at schultzgillian@foothill.edu.

future of food movie pic

Friday, April 22:
Campus Cleanup!
Meet at Cesar Chavez Plaza and help us beautify the campus! Gloves and bags will be provided. Beverages will be available, and there will be prizes!!

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Earth Week Fundraiser:
Chinook Book - EcoMetro Guide

Stop by and pick up your copy at the Earth Week Faire on April 20th. For $20 you get $3000 worth of coupons good at local sustainable merchants in the Bay Area. Your purchase will benefit the Organic and Native Gardens on campus. If you miss the Faire, Mia Casey will have them in her office in the admin building (#1902). Cash or checks (payable to the Foothill Foundation--please put "sustainability fundraiser" on notation line). Contact Gillian Schultz at schultzgillian@foothill.edu for more information.

fundraising book cover pic



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Meets 4th Thursday
3:30-4:30 p.m.
President's Conf Room (1901)

For more information, contact
davisvisasbrenda@fhda.edu