Celebrate Earth Day with these nearby events

Friday, April 8, 2022 Celebrate Earth Day with these nearby events

Aerial image above City Campus at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. [Craig Chandler | University Communication]

The city of Lincoln will celebrate Earth Day on April 23, 2022. Here's a list of local events happening through the end of the month.

Ongoing until May 13

Real People, Real Climate, Real Changes: A Traveling Climate Exhibit
Love Library North

April 20

Spring Water Seminar Series with the Nebraska Water Center
“Ecotourism & Ecology Along the Niobrara River”
3:30 p.m. | Hardin Hall

April 22

Block Party with ASUN Environmental Stability Committee
1:30 to 3:30 p.m. | Nebraska Union, Memorial Plaza

Learn more about sustainability on campus, in your own life, and pick up some free sustainable gifts from numerous on- and off-campus sustainability-related organizations and booths.

Nebraska Climate Strike
4 p.m. | Meet at the Nebraska Union Plaza.

April 23

The Big Event
This annual day of service gives UNL students an opportunity to give back to the Lincoln community by supporting 35 nonprofits and 60 private residences. Sign up by April 8.

CHaRM (Collection for Hard to Recycle Materials) - a drop-off recycling event
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Nebraska Innovation Campus

Lincoln Earth Day pre-event activities: Bike Ride or Yoga
9 to 10 a.m. | Nebraska Innovation Campus

Lincoln Earth Day Celebration
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Nebraska Innovation Campus

April 27

Visualizing temperature change with Tempestries
3 to 5 p.m. | Adele Hall Learning Commons

Participants can help visualize climate data into Tempestries by weaving yarn representing the daily high temperature for a given time period with data from the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This is a fascinating hands-on event. All supplies will be provided.


Want more campus-related sustainability news, events, and happenings?   Follow UNL Office of Sustainability, SustainUNL, and ASUN Environmental Sustainability Committee on Instagram.

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