By Danielle Carrasquero | Jan 14, 2017

There's a lot happening around campus this week, starting with a volunteer opportunity for Monday's MLK Day of Service:

Monday, January 16

MLK Day of Service with the UW Farm and UW Society for Ecological Restoration

Join the UW Farm for a day of planting, weeding, and mulching around our hederow of native trees and shrubs just south of the UW Farm's Center for Urban Horticulture location. 

This is your chance to help native bees, butterflies, and numerous other insects by creating an inviting pollinator habitat and increasing biodiversity of the area. Meet us at the southern edge of the farm, close to Wahkiakum Trail Lane. Equipment and snacks will be provided.

Time: 10am - 3pm 

Tuesday, January 17

ESRM Seminar Series: Life-cycle Assesment of Wood Products
The Environmental Science and Resource Management seminar features speakers around the theme of “Ecosystem Services" throughout the quarter. This week, Dr. Francesca Pierobon speaks on Life-cycle Assesment of Wood Products in Anderson Hall 223 at 8:30 a.m.

Friday Harbor info session
Did you know that UW has a field station in the San Juan Islands where you can spend a whole quarter taking courses and doing research about the marine environment? Current and prospective students can learn more with this information session in Marine Sciences Building 123 at 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Thursday, January 19

Sentient Terrains/Cascadia
Explore a collection of artwork by John Roloff inspired by human transformations of our landscapes in the Intellectual House starting at 1:30 p.m. with the exhibit Sentient Terrains/Cascadia.

Friday, January 20

Art to Inspire: an evening of Community, Art & Environment
The UW Program on the Environment and Student Association for Green Environments (SAGE) are hosting an evening of conversation, community, and inspiration, featuring presentations by National Geographic Photographers Natalie Fobes and Chris Jordan. They'll be sharing how their work and their stories relate to the current environmental conversation. Fisheries Building 102, 5-8 p.m.

 

As always, you can find more information on these and all the campus sustainability events on our full events calendar. 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.

 

 

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