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30 Days of Earth Day

Posted: 3:35PM April 4th, 2014 | Comments

Submitted by Danielle Russell, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

You know how a watched pot never boils? Is that the same for a frozen lake? I keep sneaking peeks from my desk, looking for breaks in the ice cover.

We’re anxiously waiting for Spring to arrive. But even in this slow, yawning defrost, we can hear a buzz of potential energy, of people eager to throw open their windows and doors and rush out to embrace nature once again.

It’s why April is the perfect month to celebrate Earth Day – and how! After publishing one of the longest Sustain Dane newsletters in my tenure yesterday, I received a flood of emails with events that didn’t make it in the newsletter. I hadn't even skimmed the surface!

So, here it is – your official “Month of Earth Day 2014” Events Calendar. I’ll update it throughout the month, so email me directly at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with other events not mentioned below. Be sure to check out our "My, What a Green Month" calendar for events year round! 

Thanks and Happy Earth Day! Month!

Friday, April 4
UW-Madison Office of Sustainability Climate Change Solutions Mixer

Sunday, April 6
“Act Now to Live a Greener, More Sustainable Life” Discussion with Bret Shaw (2013 Badger Bioneers Guest Speaker)

Wednesday, April 9
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Spring Workshop & Earth Day Business Sustainability Awards

Friday, April 11
Sustainability and Entrepreneurship Community Forum

Saturday, April 12
“Beekeeping for Beginners” Learn to Keep Bees Workshop

Wednesday, April 16
FairShare CSA Coalition Annual Supporter Dinner

Tuesday, April 22
8th Annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference
Student-decorated reusable bags at Metcalfe’s Market Hilldalle & West Towne

Wednesday, April 23
"Dreaming of a Zero Waste Future – Join Us on the Journey" Sustainable Business Network Breakfast with American Family Insurance

Friday, April 25
Happy Arbor Day! Find your Tree City USA activities

Saturday, April 26
Isthmus Green Day

“Second Step Beekeeping” Learn to Keep Bees Workshop


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