Earth Week 2019 at UW Oshkosh

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April 22-26 is Earth Week at UW Oshkosh, a week centered on celebrating, protecting and improving the natural world in our community and beyond.

The events are free and open to the general public. Reeve Union events are located at 748 Algoma Blvd in Oshkosh.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
— 11:20 AM – 12:20 PM: “Solving the Climate Challenge” Reeve 220.
Speaker Jill Hirosky will discuss political action to address climate change.

— 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM: University Speaker Series – Malia Hulleman Reeve Ballroom 227

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
— 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM: E-Waste Collection in Blackhawk Parking Lot

— 4:30 PM – 6:00 PMFilm TBD7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: “The True Cost of Our Food” Reeve 306.
Speaker Melissa Weyland is an organic dairy farmer.

Thursday, April 25, 2019
— 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM: Bike Fair in Reeve Union

— 7:00 PM – 8:40 PM: Film: Dolores Reeve 212A.
Biography of Dolores Huerta, a founding partner of the first farm workers union w/Cesar Chavez

Friday, April 26, 2019
— 4:00 PM – 5:50 PM: Film: Gasland Reeve 210.
Investigation of the fracking industry.

Saturday, April 27, 2019
— 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Fox-Wolf Watershed Clean Up – locations throughout Winnebago County and Northeast Wisconsin. Register at: www.fwwa.org

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