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Earth Week

Celebrate Earth Week at CCC
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    Thursday, April 19

    Grand Island Campus

    11 a.m. - 12 p.m. - 200 wing

    Expo in the 200 Wing Hallway

    12:30 - 1 p.m. - Meet in Room 525

    Spring Walk with (Central District Health Department) CDHD 

    1 - 2 p.m. - Room 525

    Beehive Demonstration by Brent Adrian

    2:30 p.m. – Meet at the pollinator garden, east side of the Center for Industry and Technology (CIT) building to vanpool to Aurora

    3 - 3:30  p.m. - Tour of Aurora Wastewater Treatment Plant Solar Array at 1205 S R Road on the East side of Aurora, NE

    Wednesday, April 25

    Kearney Center

    11 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Lobby

    Expo in the Lobby

    1 - 2 p.m. - Room 210

    Sustainability Initiatives at the Nebraska State Fair by Jaime Parr

    2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Room 210

    Talon Talks by Nature’s Educators 

    Thursday, April 26

    Columbus Campus

    9:30 - 10:30 a.m. - meet by the maintenance building

    Live Bird Capture with Dr. Lauren Gillespie 

    11 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Student Center lobby

    Expo in the Student Center lobby 

    1 - 2 p.m. - Columbus Campus Greenhouse

    Tour of Columbus Campus Greenhouse

    2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - West Ed. 205

    Talon Talks by Nature’s Educators

    Saturday, April 28 

    Hastings Campus Dawson Gym 

    Hastings Pawnee Corn Event

    • 9-9:30         Pawnee Drum – Presentation of Flags
    • 9:30-10       Opening and Introductions
    • 10-10:45     Hukasa Seeds – New Hope from Old Crops by Deb Echo-Hawk
    • 10:45-11     Tribal Efforts to Grow Corn in Nebraska
    • 11-11:30     Raptor Recovery Program by Nature’s Educators
    • 11:30-12:15     Native American Featured Lunch ($10.00)
    • 12:15-1:15       The Sacred Economy of Indigenous Seeds by Taylor Keen
    • 1:15-2:15         Regenerative Agriculture by Hunter Lovins
    • 2:15-2:30         Pawnee Drum Performance
    • 2:30-3:30         Workshops in Cedar and Fir Rooms
      • Vermicomposting by Big Red Worms
      • Beekeeping 101 by Brent Adrian
      • Renewable Energy by Bluestem Energy Solutions

    For more information, please contact the Environmental Sustainability office

    Benjamin Newton
    benjaminnewton@cccneb.edu
    308.398.7962

    Olivia Whittaker
    oliviawhittaker@cccneb.edu
    308.338.4033