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WCC Earth Day 2022

April 19, 2022 in the WCC Student Center Building 1st Floor

WCC Campus Earth Day April 19, 2022 from 11 am to 1 pm

Earth Day 2022 images of sustainable planet

 

 

 

 

11 am to 12:30 pm  Presentations and tables - Student Center Building 1st Floor

Presentations – 10 minutes

  • Food Waste with Becky Andrews (10 minutes)
  • Composting – Video with Becky from 2021
  • Why gardening is good for your mental health & wellbeing with Sandy McCarthy  (10 minutes)
  • Bee Hives – Video from campus Hoop House with Dave Wooten from 2020
  • Food Forest - Students 4 Sustainability Benita Miranda Coruejo
  • WCC and DTE Energy's MIGreenPower with Vincent

12:30 pm to 1 pm Campus Tour 

Forest / Tree Campus Tour with Donna 

  • Rain date Wednesday, April 20th from 12:30-1pm

Meet in front of the Java Spot on the outside of the Student Center.  Look for “Campus Tree Walk” sign. 

Join us for an enjoyable walk through the woods on WCC’s nature trail.  Enjoy walking through our campus trees in their natural habitat while taking in the calming scenery that nature has to offer.  This walk is approximately 1.3 miles on both paved, dirt, and uneven surfaces.  Please wear appropriate footwear.  Becky Andrews will give a demonstration of the campus food waste management system which uses vermi composting (worms). 

Student Center Presentations

Campus Composting featuring Becky Andrews

Digital White Boards

Tables

  • Environmental Sciences Department with Students for Sustainability (S4S)
  • WCC and DTE Energy's MIGreenPower 
  • WCC Seed Library and Bee Campus USA 
  • Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy

Food Waste Presentation

Gardening Mental Health and Gardening Food Security/Sustainability

WCC Food Forest