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Sylvania hosts week-long celebration of planet Earth

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Sylvania Campus Earth Week

Saturday, April 18

Get in there and make a difference with the PCC Habitat Team

Meet at Sylvania Campus in Parking Lot 10 at 9 a.m. or just after that in Sylvania Natural Area Park. Habitat Team leaders will meet you at the Parking Lot and bring you to our work areas in SNAP! The team will target English ivy, Himalayan blackberry, English holly, and assorted other non-native plants. Be sure to: Wear long sleeves and pants, closed shoes/boots, that can get dirty! Dress for mud, rain, and prickly plants! Be prepared to work outside for 3 hours!

Monday, April 20

Recycle It!

Collection bins for alkaline batteries and Styrofoam will be available outside the Environmental Center CC building Monday April 20-Thursday April 23.

Do not bring batteries that are leaking. No packing peanuts or food trays. Styrofoam MUST be clean and dry. Volunteers will remove all Thursday at 4 p.m. so please do not leave your items after that time.

Tuesday April 21

Environmental Film Day

All films are free and will be screened in the Upper CC Mall

10-11:30 a.m. King Corn (90 min)

Noon-1:30 p.m. Future of Food (88 min)

2-2:30 p.m. Can the Oceans Keep up with the Hunt (30 min)

Lunch with a Professional: The Green Job Series

Sign up in the Career Resource Center by April 20.

Go to CC 216 or call (503) 977-4891

Spots are limited, so sign up today!

Educational/Advocacy Role:

Noon to 1 p.m.: Brian Wegener, Watershed Watch Coordinator, Tualatin Riverkeepers

Guest Speaker

‘Environmental Problem Solving As if People Mattered’

a story of development work in Indonesia

Greg Hill, University of Portland

Director for the Center for Culture and Ecology

3-5 p.m. SCB 203

hosted by Kim Smith’s Env Soc class contact to attend

Wednesday April 22 EARTH DAY

Green Action Fair in the Upper CC mall

Come and visit folks from PCC and from the community to find out more about: E-cycling event, Learning Garden, Recycled Art Table, Recycling info, Phi Theta Kappa, Green Tag sales, Synergy project, Improv! Laugh and learn to treat the planet with care.

PCC Habitat Team Earth Day Birthday party!

11 am-1 p.m. Spruce Room CC building, come for community and cake plus a showing of the film ‘Garbage Warrior’

Worm Bin Tours

1 p.m. & 3 p.m. meet at the Learning Garden table in the upper CC mall

Vermiculture is fun-find out more.

Ride and Drive

Have you always wanted to drive a hybrid? Find out more from someone who is NOT trying to sell you a car. Visit the PCC automotive table in the upper CC mall on Wed and sign up for a drive slot on Thursday or Friday. Must have valid Drivers license.

Thursday April 23

Lunch with a Professional: The Green Job Series

Sign up in the Career Resource Center by April 20th.

Go to CC 216 or call 503.977.4891

Spots are limited, so sign up today!

Technical/engineering Role

12:00-1:00 pm Carrie Pak, engineering Division Manager, Clean Water Services

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »