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Sustainability Month Activities at Hartnell

March 31st, 2008

The Associated Students of Hartnell College has declared April as “Sustainability Month” at Hartnell. Events to celebrate and educate about our collective responsibility to the environment include:

April 2 - Sustainability Panel Discussion, noon - 1 p.m., Steinbeck Hall. Local and regional experts and students talk about sustainability, including energy uses, personal transportation, even the food we eat. Panelists include Denyse Frischmuth from Sustainability Salinas; Mark Folsom, a consulting professional engineer; James Welden, on waste disposal issues; and Mary Berube, student senator for environment at CSUMB.

Learn how you can contribute to the health of our planet and ensure a good environment for your children and grandchildren .

April 9 - Screening of the movie "Inconvenient Truth," noon to 1 p.m., Hartnell College Center, room 116.

April 21- Poetry readings on sustainability and the environment in Steinbeck Hall. Time to be announced.

April 23-Screening of the movie “Crude Awakening,” noon-1 p.m., Hartnell College Center, room 116.

April 26 - Earth Day, Family Science and Health Day, Native American Pow Wow. In this all-campus, day-long event, the Sustainability Committee will set up information tables at the College Center Commons.

For more information, please contact Student Activities Coordinator Irene Rasmussen at 831-755-6825 or irasmuss@hartnell.edu.