Earth Day Summit Will Mark U.S. Return to Global Climate Talks

An Executive Order signed on 27 January 2021 identifies steps the US will take to implement a whole-of-government approach to spur domestic climate action as well as ways in which it will reengage in the international climate change dialogue.

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K College Environmental Sustainability Senior Projects Symposium

7:00 pm

6:45pm Join Gathertown (virtual platform) and explore!

7:00pm SIP Poster Session #1

7:45pm Break, Explore Gathertown

8:00pm SIP Poster Session #2

To learn more about how to use Gathertown, check out our Intro Video

 

Michigan.gov/EarthDay

Student Webinar - Protecting and Restoring Our Environment

1:00 PM, EDT
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) is excited to host this 40-minute Earth Day webinar for students around the state. Director Liesl Clark will host and provide an overview of the importance of Michigan’s environment and the role we all play in protecting it. The webinar will highlight three significant topics of environmental importance:

  1. Climate change – What is Michigan doing to address climate change and how you can help?

  2. Drinking water – How does water get to your house and how do we make sure it’s safe to drink?

  3. Contaminated properties – How do we clean up contaminated sites in Michigan and make them usable again?

Those who register but are unable to attend the live session will be sent a link to the recording following the event, so even if your class is unable to view it live, they can view it as soon as the next morning!

 

Film Screening - Kiss the Ground

Hosted by the Gun Lake Tribe

7:00 pm

 

“Together, We Will Restore Our Earth” is the 2021 worldwide

Earth Day theme. Be inspired into action by watching this

compelling film that illustrates a viable

solution to our climate crisis. According to the NY Times,

“Kiss the Ground“ “Inspires a rare feeling of

hope” on the topic of climate change.

Question and answer after the film with Finian Makepeace Co-founder of Kiss the Ground and Policy Director/Lead Educator. Finian Makepeace is renowned presenter, media creator and thought leader in the field of regenerative agriculture and soil health.

Contact Shawn.Mckenney@glt-nsn.gov or Elizabeth.Binoniemi-Smith@glt-nsn.gov to register for the event and receive the Zoom link!

Watch the movie trailer

Celebrate Earth Day with a visit to the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary!

9:00 AM EDT – 4:00 PM EDT

Free event open to the public

Guests up to 18 years of age will have their admission fee waived on Thursday, April 22.

Walk the Sanctuary trails, see waterfowl and birds of prey up close, look for frogs in the water garden, and check out the pollinator garden as it awakens from winter—all in appreciation of this beautiful Earth.

See you at the Sanctuary! Visitor info

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Earth Day 2021 - April 22

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