By UW Sustainability | Oct 3, 2016

Fall quarter is officially underway, and that means a full slate of sustainability events on campus. Some of the week's highlights are listed below, and find many more on our full Sustainability events calendar, which is the best place to find the most up-to-date listings and details on all events. If you know of any events that should be added to the calendar, please let us know. And if you'd like to get a weekly email of all the upcoming sustainability events, subscribe here. The SustainableUW Festival is also coming up in two weeks, with dozens of events happening across the University of Washington the week of Oct. 17-23. Visit for more information and a calendar of events.

Monday, Oct. 3

Tonight the UW Botanic Gardens hosts a presntation on Seattle's urban beavers. Samantha Everett, local beaver expert, will lead a tour through Yesler Swamp, stopping at active beaver areas with some potential beaver viewing at dusk. Center for Urban Horticulture, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 4

The first UW Campus Food Pantry hours of the quarter are today. All UW students and staff looking for nutritional support are welcome to stop by HUB 214 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. for food and toiletries.

UW EcoReps are organizing a Farmer's Market on Red Square from 3-7 p.m.

In the evening, Annette Squetimkin-Anquoe is of the Sanpoil and Lakes Bands of the Colville Confederated Tribes is speaking at the event, "Honoring the Legacy of Traditional Indian Medicine and Health Approaches." wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 5

"Climate Change and Land Rights in Mexico" with Indigenous Rights Activist Bettina Cruz, Law School Gates Hall 127, 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 6

Livable City Year, a cross-university collaboration connecting local governments with University of Washington classes to address community-identified areas of need, is celebrating the launch of its first year with a kickoff event. UW students and professors will work with the City of Auburn throughout the upcoming academic year to advance the city's goals for livability and sustainability. UW and Auburn leaders will speak, and faculty will introduce the projects their classes will be working on during the fall quarter. wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House, 10 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 7

“How Climate Change Became Controversial” with Oklahoma State University Professor Riley Dunlap, Gowen Hall room 1A, 12 p.m.