OSU Earth Day Celebrations

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University students, staff, faculty, and members of the Corvallis community went from booth-to-booth at OSU’s 14th annual Earth Day Community Fair on Tuesday, learning more about how to live more sustainably. Dozens of booths promoted sustainability in different ways, including the promotion of buying locally and recycling. “We should be … Continue reading »

OSU Celebrates Earth Week

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will celebrate Earth Week April 20-26, celebrating with a new theme each day. Themes include animal appreciation, promoting justice, celebrating community, built environment, conserving resources, get outdoors, and service day. The 14th annual Earth Week Community Fair will be held on Earth Day, April 22, from 11 a.m. to … Continue reading »

Willagillespie Celebrates New Garden

EUGENE, Ore. — What better day than Earth Day to open a garden? That’s what some local elementary school students did. The garden at Willagillespie Elementary includes raspberries, lettuce, peas, garlic and much more. Students celebrated its completion by running through a balloon arch and singing. School administrators say volunteers and more than four years … Continue reading »

OSU Celebrates Earth Week

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University is celebrating Earth Week by hosting events that promote sustainability and awareness. Events include Campus Creature Census, which exhibits creative pieces of work that are inspired by plants and animals on OSU’s campus. The Hoo-Haa Earth Day Celebration at the Organic Grower’s Club farm. Guests can enjoy free food, … Continue reading »

Science Factory Celebrates Earth Day

EUGENE, Ore. — The Science Factory celebrated Earth Day Sunday by offering special, informational activities for kids, as well as free admission for the entire family. Children got to enjoy not only the normal exhibits at the children’s museum, but also got to try out a number of fun and informational Earth Day activities. The … Continue reading »

LTD Provides Free Service

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Transit District participated in Earth Day festivities by providing free service throughout the day, including a shuttle to the Earth Day Celebration at EWEB. The transit service says that taking the bus instead of driving can reduce the amount of carbon a person puts into the atmosphere by up to … Continue reading »

Interview: Earth Day Celebration

EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB is taking part in several Earth Day celebrations this weekend. One of those is a town hall meeting on Friday, April 19 at the Lane County Fairgrounds Auditorium. The meeting will highlight a new partnership between Earth Day Oregon and the Partners for Sustainable Schools. It happens from 6:30-9 p.m. Click … Continue reading »

Out & About: April 19th-21st

There are a lot of ways to enjoy the weekend. Here are some ideas from 104.7 FM KDUK’s Valerie Steele: Rally support for those with MS at the MS Walk 2013. This 5K route will take walkers through Alton Baker Park. The walk happens Saturday morning at 10 a.m. There’s no fundraising limit, but you’re … Continue reading »

Veneta Hosts Earth Day Celebration

VENETA, Ore. — Veneta’s annual Earth Day Celebration was held Friday afternoon at Veneta Elementary School. The school teamed up with the city of Veneta for the event. The goal was to educate children about Earth Day in a way that they can relate to. There were demonstrations from Sanipac, Lane Electric, Zany Zoo, and … Continue reading »