Wednesday, April 16, 2014

LBCC Annual Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day Tuesday, April 22 at the Earth Day Celebration Sustainability Fair, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., in the college courtyard, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany.

Learn about solar and wind energy, new automotive fuel technologies, bike transportation, recycling and composting.

Take a tour the college green roof and organic farm. Fresh produce from the college organic farm will be for sale, along with recycled metal yard art made by LBCC’s Welding Club students.

Community agencies with information tables include: City of Albany Parks and Recreation, Pacific Power Blue Sky Energy Program, Master Gardeners, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Ten Rivers Food Web, Earth Fort Corvallis, Ocean Blue Project, Albany Options School and more.

Bring your old or slightly worn shoes for recycle at the First United Methodist Church Green Team table.

OSU Geosciences professor Ann Nolin will give a talk on climate change at noon in Madrone Hall, room 113, and LBCC physics instructor Greg Mulder will give live demonstrations on climate change.

LBCC’s Earth Day Celebration is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the LBCC Horticulture Club and the Sustainability Committee.

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