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Wildflowers and Pollinators on Campus: Ashton Prairie Living Laboratory tour

Thursday, August 18, 2022 8:40am to 10:30am
Join staff from the Office of Sustainability and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences on Thursday, Aug. 18, 8:40-10:30 a.m. for a tour of the UI Ashton Prairie Living Laboratory. In this tour, you will: See prairie wildflowers and native pollinators on the UI campus! Join prairie specialists and fellow Hawkeyes for a tour of a newly constructed prairie. Learn how the UI campus is becoming more sustainable and environmentally friendly. Please meet at the Cambus stop adjacent...
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Living Green On Campus & Beyond: Office of Sustainability Open House

Friday, August 19, 2022 9:00am to 12:00pm
Living Green On Campus & Beyond: Office of Sustainability Open House Aug. 19, 2022 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Jessup Hall on the Pentacrest Interested in living a more eco-friendly lifestyle, studying sustainability, or meeting other students interested in environmental issues? Visit the Office of Sustainability and the Environment's Open House during On Iowa! to discover the world of sustainability here at Iowa. Stop by for a free plant to grow in your new living space, meet student org leaders and...
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Tree Tours: Nature Walk & Talks

Friday, August 19, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Macbride Hall
Join the Pentacrest Museums for guided strolls on campus featuring the ecological diversity, symbolism, history, and lore of our trees. We'll use the lunch hour once a month on these nature walk & talks for discovery, restoration, mindfulness & movement in this program—designed for you—with resilience and curiosity in mind. Meet outside near the main entrance to Macbride Hall, at the bottom of the stairs on the east side of the building. Rain or shine.  All are welcome (students, staff...
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On Iowa! Farmers Market Tour

Saturday, August 20, 2022 8:30am to 10:30am
Meet for a short walk to Iowa City’s iconic and vibrant Farmers Market. Gather on the downtown-facing steps of the Old Capitol at 8:30 a.m. or at 9:30 a.m. The first group will tour the Market from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; the second group will tour the market from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Join the Office of Sustainability and the Environment staff and student interns for a tour of the farmers market, and an introduction to the UI and Iowa City’s local food movement, as we stroll through the market’s myriad...
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Tree Tours: Nature Walk & Talks

Friday, September 23, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Macbride Hall
Join the Pentacrest Museums for guided strolls on campus featuring the ecological diversity, symbolism, history, and lore of our trees. We'll use the lunch hour once a month on these nature walk & talks for discovery, restoration, mindfulness & movement in this program—designed for you—with resilience and curiosity in mind. Meet outside near the main entrance to Macbride Hall, at the bottom of the stairs on the east side of the building. Rain or shine.  All are welcome (students, staff...
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Solar Energy in Iowa: Policies and Practices at the Municipal, County, and State Levels

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 9:30am to 2:00pm
Boyd Law Building
Join policy experts, researchers, industry members, public employees, and nonprofit organization representatives for a series of panel discussions focusing on solar policies and practices across the state of Iowa. Each panel will focus on solar topics at different levels — from the municipal, to the county, and finally statewide. Each session will consist of an introduction and speaker remarks from each panelist. Following the panelists' individual presentations, a moderated Q&A session will...
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Tree Tours: Nature Walk & Talks

Friday, October 21, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Macbride Hall
Join the Pentacrest Museums for guided strolls on campus featuring the ecological diversity, symbolism, history, and lore of our trees. We'll use the lunch hour once a month on these nature walk & talks for discovery, restoration, mindfulness & movement in this program—designed for you—with resilience and curiosity in mind. Meet outside near the main entrance to Macbride Hall, at the bottom of the stairs on the east side of the building. Rain or shine.  All are welcome (students, staff...
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