Upcoming Events – Mark Your Calendars!

If you didn’t already know, we are off to a busy, busy start!  Please, mark your calendars and be sure to attend the following events!

Earth Week 2013 Planning Meeting – Friday, February 8th @ 2 pm
Join us at the Office for Sustainability

Be there this Friday as we unveil the branding for Earth Week 2013 and host the first of many planning meetings.  Groups and individuals interested in collaborating with SSE to make this year’s Earth Week a success should try to attend as we will be finalizing the schedule of events.

What the Frack?  Part 1:  New York – Thursday, February 21st @ 6 pm
Join us at the Bernhard Center, Room 212

Students for a Sustainable Earth and the Kalamazoo Peace Center are proud to be hosting environmental organizer Lauren Swaddell for an educational event about Horizontal Hydraulic Fracturing. This highly controversial method of extracting natural gas is practiced in Wyoming, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and is now coming to Michigan.

This presentation will explain the process and how it has affected people and land in upstate New York while also covering extreme extraction methods such as arctic and deep water drilling. Members of Shale Shock will be hosting a training on coalition building the day following this event.

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