Saturday, March 23, 2013

Earth Week to offer FOLK presentation Mar. 24, activities for all through Mar. 30

HOUGHTON -- As part of Michigan Tech's Earth Week 2013, March 24-30, Friends of the Land of Keweenaw (FOLK) will present a talk, "Are some places too special to mine?" at  7 p.m. Sunday, March 24, in G002 of the Forestry Building.

The presentation will highlight the Trap Hills (with its 40 miles of North Country Trail) of Ontonagon County, the Gratiot Lake area of Keweenaw County, and the Eagle Rock area of Marquette County.

Earth Week activities will also include a screening of the film Baraka and a baked goods potluck at 7 p.m. Monday, March 25, in Forestry's G002; the Outdoor Adventure Program's Build Your Own Terrarium on Tuesday, March 26; Bike to Campus on Wednesday, March 27; Green Trivia Night fundraiser on Thursday, March 28; Outwash Plain Concert at 7 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the Orpheum Theater in Hancock; a Fishing Club Outing Saturday morning, March 30. Also on Saturday: Recycle Your Computer; Cesar Chavez day of service -- seed planting; and Green Comedy with Jeff Wozer Saturday night.

The Pavlis Institute will sponsor a Residence Hall Recycling Competition.

Click here to see a poster with details on these and other activities scheduled for Earth Week.

Earth Week is presented by Michigan Tech's Students for Environmental Sustainability, with participation of other groups on campus.

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