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Morehead State Campus Sustainability Week Oct. 23-29

Oct 21, 2016

Credit Morehead State University

Morehead State University’s Office of Environmental Health and Safety will present “Campus Sustainability Week,” Oct. 23-29.

Activities are open to campus and the Morehead community.

Monday, Oct. 24, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Day – Mondays are the busiest day for the Morehead Community Recycling Center and volunteers are needed to help sort material. Come anytime between 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm. All volunteers who work at least one hour will receive a free Earthwise Eagles T-shirt and entered into a raffle for prizes.

Tuesday, Oct. 25: Water Conservation and Pollinator Protection Day – Take a guided student-led tour of the new Outdoor Classroom (Carbon Pocket Park) between the Space Science Center and Normal Hall from 3-5 p.m. Participants will learn about efforts in water conservation and pollinator protection. Attendees will receive free milkweed seeds and be entered into a drawing for a pollinator hotel along with other pollinator and water conservation related prizes.

Wednesday, Oct. 26: Renewable Energy Day –A free movie screening of “Switch” will be held in 002 Breckinridge Hall Room from 7-9 p.m. Attendees may enter a raffle for a solar charger backpack with hydration pack, a solar powered lantern and other great renewable energy prizes.

Thursday, Oct. 27: Bike MSU Day – Meet at Eagle Lake at 3 p.m. for informational clinics on bicycle safety, tune-up maintenance and repair. Followed by a bike ride with MSU President Wayne D. Andrews at 4:30 pm. Participants must bring their own bike or rent one from MSU Outdoor Adventures or Switchback Cycling. All bike ride participants will receive a free “Bike MSU” T-shirt, water bottle and other giveaways. Participants also will be entered into a raffle to win a $250 gift certificate to Switchback Cycling. Free refreshments and drawings for prizes will take place after the ride.

Friday, Oct. 28: Campus Beautification Day – Lots of trees = lots of leaves at our Tree Campus USA. Come have fun raking leaves and making our campus grounds beautiful for fall. Participants will receive a free Earthwise Eagles T-shirt and a chance to win prizes. Rakes, gloves, water and candy will be provided. Volunteers will start at the Fields Hall lawn at noon and work (all over campus) until 3 p.m.

Additional information is available by contacting Holly Niehoff, MSU's Sustainability and Safety Specialist, at 606-783-2584 or visit http://www.moreheadstate.edu/earthwise