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Participate in WNC’s Earth Week Activities April 22-26

Posted: April 1, 2019

Western Nevada College is joining the rest of the world in celebrating environmental protection of the Earth on Monday, April 22.

And WNC will be taking its celebration further by holding activities for the remainder of that week.

Here is what WNC’s Healthy Campus Committee is planning to celebrate Earth Week from April 22 through April 26:

April 22: Trash Mob! Kick off Earth Week with a campus cleanup! 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rotary Plaza: The WNC Campus Community is encouraged to stop by Rotary Plaza to pick up garbage bags, then walk around campus and pick up trash and plant debris. Any trash and debris collected can be dropped off at an any of the drop-off locations. Each person who picks up trash receives a raffle ticket to win any number of prizes. Top prize is a free 3-credit class.

April 23: “Bee Hotels, Bee Cities and How Carson City Is Buzzing Its Way to Better Health,” presented by the Carson City Chamber leadership class, Carson Tahoe Health, Southwest Gas and the Greenhouse Project, Reynolds 103 at 5:30 p.m.

April 25: “What We Can Do about Climate Change,” presented by the Nevada Green Initiative, Reynolds 103 at 6 p.m.

April 26: “The Geology of Great Basin National Park,” presented by WNC Geology Professor Dr. Winnie Kortemeier, Marlette Hall, 7 p.m.

Note: Throughout the week there will be tables in the Bristlecone spine area with various groups providing information for the campus community.