Sustainability Day at Fresno State campus tomorrow, Oct 21, 2009

Many campuses across the US are celebrating tomorrow, Oct 21, 2009 as Campus Sustainability Day. There is even a webcast you can join in via the Society for College and University Planning. If you prefer more direct human contact, and happen to be in the Fresno State vicinity tomorrow, why not check out our campus’ First Annual Sustainability Day event – see full announcement below the fold. You might even to win a cool bicycle! I’m glad our campus is finally joining this event in its 7th year – better late than never, eh?




10:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M.


Don’t forget to come out this Wednesday and learn about how your fellow Bulldogs are “Going Green”. Various departments and student groups from the university, as well as businesses, organizations and programs in the surrounding communities of Fresno and Clovis will be there. Featured participants include:

  • Fresno State Recycling Club
  • City of Fresno Department of Waste & Recycling
  • The Green Issue (Fresno State)
  • Department of Risk Management & Sustainability (Fresno State)
  • Center of Irrigation Technology
  • Fresno State Organic Farm
  • Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District
  • Fresno Council of Governments
  • Bulldog Pantry
  • GRID Alternatives
  • …and more!

There will be a raffle for a brand new bike available to those who attend!

In the evening, Director of the Department of Pesticide Regulation and Fresno State Alum Mary-Ann Warmerdam will be guest lecturing at Alice Peters Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. A reception will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Alice Peters lobby. Enjoy the free food made from produce provided by the Fresno State Farm Market. The lecture is free of charge and open to all students, faculty, and members of the general public! Please encourage your students and colleagues to attend. A sign-up sheet will be at the lecture for any students needing to show proof of attendance!

Alaia Howell

Risk Management & Sustainability

California State University Fresno


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