Events

Climate Change is Sickening

Climate Change is Sickening

May 22, 2019 - 7:00pm

Check out our Earth Friendly Forum. This lecture series will take place in the Social Hall at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, 220 S. Gilbert St. All lectures will begin at 7 p.m. Childcare will be provided for attendees. Light refreshments will be served. "Climate Change is Sickening.” By Maureen McCue, MD, Coordinator Iowa Chapter Physicians for Social Responsibility For more information, contact Sheri Deal-Tyne at sheri-deal-tyne@iowa-city.org

Eco-Trivia Night at Caucho

Eco-Trivia Night at Caucho

May 23, 2019 - 8:00pm

Come test your environmental knowledge with the Green Iowa AmeriCorps! Admission is free! Limit of 6 teams; max of 5 participants per team. Prizes will be given out to the winners! Drink specials courtesy of Caucho.

Spring Bird Banding

Spring Bird Banding

May 25, 2019 - 9:00am

Spring is a great time to observe birds, especially those migrating through! This spring, join federally certified bird banders for an opportunity to learn about and see songbirds up close. The program will demonstrate the safe practices of banding through observation of banding equipment, operations, and viewing banded birds. Participants can come and go as their schedules allow, and no registration is necessary. This is a free program; for more information, call 319-645-1011.

Early Birds: Coffee and Donuts

Early Birds: Coffee and Donuts

May 31, 2019 - 6:00am

Birds are often most active sunrise to mid-morning, and this time of year many different species are arriving or passing through Iowa. Come out early and join us for coffee and donuts as we observe some early bird activity. Participants can come and go as their schedules allow. No registration is necessary. For more information, please call 319-645-1011.

Sustainability on Social Media

    Sustainability by the Numbers

    1,897
    students and faculty
    participating in Eco Hawks Program
    225
    students enrolled in
    Certificate of Sustainability Program
    7.5
    million pounds of waste
    recycled and diverted from landfill
    400+
    sustainability-related and
    focused classes to choose from
    $21
    million secured for
    sustainability-related research since 2014
    36
    thousand hours invested by UI students
    and faculty through the Iowa Initiative
    for Sustainable Communities

    Rated “Silver” in Sustainability Tracking (STARS) by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
    Designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for 10 years and running!