Trashmonster

Trash Monster: An annual campus clean-up & sculpture hosted by Students for Environmental Awareness
Fri, Oct 9th 3pm, Meet @ Erickson Field by AOK Library Campus Clean-Up!
Sat, Oct 10th 11am, Meet @ Erickson Field by AOK Library Sculpture Creation!
Bring a mug or thermos along with you- we’ll have Hot Cocoa, among other food!  The best photo of our trash monster will be published in the Baltimore County Recycling newsletter going out to all residents- so submit your photots to Tanvi
Free food, gloves, trash bags etc will be available.  Please contact Becca
 
Student Volunteers to plant trees with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation!
Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM South River Reforestation Project, Crownsville, MD  (near Annapolis)
Help us plant more than 1,200 trees to restore four acres along the headwaters of Bacon Ridge Branch, part of the South River Greenway. Details: http://www.cbf.org/Page.aspx?pid=195&cgid=1&ceid=58&cerid=0&cdt=10%2f25%2f2009 contact Eddie 

Maryland Student Climate Coalition (MSCC): Maryland Power Shift 2009
October 24th: Noon-5pm Malcolm X/Meridian Hill Park, 16th and Euclid Streets NW followed by a march to Lafayette Park in front of the White House.
October 25th: 10am-6pm University of Maryland in College Park (rooms TBA)
Register for the event at http://powershift09.org/maryland. Join MSCC for an international day of action with 350.org and a gathering to exchange ideas, learn new skills, and talk about our local campaigns. Contact Caroline (UMD)
 
UMBC Halloween Health Fair!
Oct. 28th- Outside of the UC- We’ll have a table on the environmental and health impacts of various harmful products such as cleaning products, cosmetics, and more. To get more involved in planning the displays and information to present: contact Bridie
 
Campus Recycling Meeting Thursday, October 8th, 1pm- in Commons Rm. 328, Derrick Johnson- Commons Recycling Coordinator: johnsons@umbc.edu
 
SGA Department of Environmental Affairs is looking for as Executive Staff. Contact Maddy or Catherine to apply.
 
Oct 19th, 7pm- “Food Inc.” documentary, SEB Cinema Series, Commons Skylight Room- Contact Brandon

Oct 24th- SEB Bus trip to go pumpkin picking @ a Frederick farm- Contact Brandon

Thursday, October 22, 4 p.m., at the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery. Should a Third Nuclear Reactor Be Built at Calvert Cliffs?: Panelists include Johanna Neumann, state director for Maryland PIRG, and J. Scott Peterson, Nuclear Energy Institute’s vice president of communications, reception will follow this event.

Tuesday, October 20, 6 p.m., in the University Center, Room 312.  Join representatives from Whiting-Turner, Leach Wallace Associates, Inc.; and United States Green Building Council for a panel discussion on green buildings and LEED certifications and how to secure jobs and internships in the field.

 
November Plans:
-A fundraising event- any ideas welcome!
-A fun event: camping/hiking/potluck? again, ideas welcome
-Volunteering at a local organic farm located in Catonsville- Balitmore City Public Schools: Great Kids Farm – Opportunities for Collaboration, Internships, Research and Volunteering (see attached document for details. contact Tanvi to get involved.

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