By UW Sustainability | Mar 30, 2015

Everyone's back on campus for the start of spring quarter, which means there are once again plenty of sustainability-related events happening around campus. 

All of these events and more are listed on our Sustainability Events calendar, where you can find the full details for all events and any last-minute additions. If you'd like to get a weekly email of all the upcoming sustainability events, subscribe here. If you know of any events which should be added, let us know.


  • The Wildlife Science Seminar series kicks off its spring program with Maria Mudd Ruth, author of Rare Bird: Pursing the Mystery of the Marbled Murrelet. She'll be talking about marbled murrelets, a seabird threatened by habitat loss. (3:30 p.m., Kane Hall 120)
  • If you're interested in joining the ASUW Student Food Cooperative, or just want to know more about what the group does, stop by their first meeting of the quarter tonight. (5:30 p.m., HUB 131J)


  • If you're looking to give some gently-used items a new home, check out the UW Surplus store, which is open to the public every Tuesday afternoon with a fresh batch of items. (12-6 p.m., 4515 25th Ave. NE)
  • The UW Farm starts its regular spring volunteer hours Tuesday at the Center for Urban Horticulture location at 2:30 p.m. Later in the day, bring a dish to share and join the farmers for their spring potluck. (6 p.m., Mercer Court)
  • Learn how to prevent and fix flat tires on your bike with a free class from the Seattle Department of Transportation and Cascade Bicycle Club. Register by emailing (5 p.m., HUB 340)




  • Join UW Sustainability and the Whole U for National Walk at Work Day. We'll meet on the north side of Drumheller Fountain at noon for a 45-minute walk in central campus, highlighting some of UW's environmental efforts. Register with the Whole U to participate. Walks at Bothell, Tacoma and Harborview are also available. (noon, Drumheller Fountain)


  • The UW Botanic Gardens' annual Garden Lovers Book Sale will have lots of used books to help you grow trees, flowers or food. The sale helps funds the purchase of new books for the Elisabeth C. Miller Library. (9 a.m., Center for Urban Horticulture)