We’re NOT having an EC meeting Tuesday. APRIL FOOLS.

In fact, we are having a meeting this Tuesday in Squires Brush Mountain. We will be discussing the EC Constitution, EARTH WEEK, class raps, and working in AWESOME PROJECT GROUPS.

Your Facilitator: Josh

Giving the Ice Breaker is: Alex

Enviro News: Lindsey

After our weekly news, we will discuss a CAMPING TRIP, learn about Class Raps and how to become an EC officer! We are then breaking into Project Groups!


Don’t forget to register for Relay for Life! Register for our team! The name is “Sustainable Hokies” – We are going to recycle so SIGN UP because we need your help. It’s $10 and a pretty low commitment. We need YOUR help to bring environmental awareness to the RELAY Hokie nation on April 20th. don’t delay.

Bike Kitchen 5 K: Sign Up! The Bike Kitchen is having a 5K run and walk with all proceeds going directly to helping us reach fundraising goals for our building projects. The race will be April 28th at 8:30 A.M. at the Christiansburg Rec Center. The link to the active.com site is below to register. The race will cost $20 when registered before March 31st and $25 dollars after that date. The first 200 registrants receive a free t-shirt. Thank you for your time and support and I look forward to seeing you at the race! http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2019584

Urban Farming Talk on Monday April 9, 104 B Surge from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
IDR day-
The Interdisciplinary Research Honor Society (IDR) is sponsoring the second Interdisciplinary Day at the Inn at Virginia Tech. IDR day is an event for students, both undergraduate and graduate, as well as faculty to attempt to tackle university problems by using creativity and interdisciplinarity. Registration is free, space is limited.

Below is a link to more information and registration:

UAPSA field trip-
The Urban Affairs and Planning Student Association (UAPSA), in cooperation with the New River Land Trust (NRLT), is announcing a field trip to McDonald’s Mill, a historic property under conservation easement located in eastern Montgomery County.  The trip will take place on Saturday, April 7, leaving Blacksburg at 9:30 am and returning by 1:00 pm.  John Eustis, the Executive Director of the NRLT, will guide us around the property, highlighting several interesting features, including:

– A historic mill that began operating in the late 1700s;
– a dairy farm that produces milk for Homestead Creamery;
– and, a stream where native trout restoration is being attempted.
For more information about the property, follow this link:
If you are interested in attending, please fill out the following survey by Wednesday, April 2.
Final logistics and transportation arrangements will be made once we know the number of attendees.  If you have any questions, please email Aaron Maertins at arjm5142@vt.edu.

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