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 Upcoming Events

Find information about upcoming environmental programs, lectures, workshops and other events on campus and in the Jacksonville community. If you would like to add an event to our webpage, please send event details to e.center@unf.edu.

 

For additional events happening in the Jacksonville area, check out these great organizations:

Duval Audubon

Northeast Florida Association for Environmental Professionals (NEFAEP)

REI

St. Johns River Alliance

St. Johns Riverkeeper

Surfrider Foundation First Coast Chapter

Timucuan Park Trails Foundation (TTPF)

UNF Ogier Gardens

US Green Building Council (USGBC) North Florida Chapter

Sustainability Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 10, 2019

10 - 11 a.m

Location: President's Conference Room 1, Room 2800

There will be an open meeting to discuss issues pertaining to environmental responsibility and sustainability; view more information on the Sustainability Committee website.

An Evening with Dr. Marty Main

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

6:30-8 p.m.

Cost: Free

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Join the Northeast Florida Master Naturalist Chapter for a lecture by Dr.Marty Main, the founder of the Florida Master Naturalist Program and Associate Dean for Extension, Environmental and Natural Resources Programs at the University of Florida. Dr. Main will be discussing the history of the Florida Master Naturalist Program, how the program has grown and developed, and his vision for the program going forward.

 

The event will take place at the Adam W. Herbert Center, located directly off of Kernan Blvd. There will be free parking and refreshments will be provided.

Evening with Photographer Jeff Rich

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

6 p.m.

Location: Student Union Auditorium (58W/3804)

Cost: Free and open to the public

Come enjoy a lecture by Jeff Rich lecture. The lecture is part of the Pre[serve] Art Exhibition.

 

The event is free and open to the public, but outside guests will need to purchase a parking pass. Contact Parking Services for more information on parking.

Sustainability Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 14, 2019

10 - 11 a.m.

Location: President's Conference Room 1, Room 2800

There will be an open meeting to discuss issues pertaining to environmental responsibility and sustainability; view more information on the Sustainability Committee website.

Sustainability Committee Meeting

Thursday, March 14, 2019

10 - 11 a.m.

Location: President's Conference Room 1, Room 2800

There will be an open meeting to discuss issues pertaining to environmental responsibility and sustainability; view more information on the Sustainability Committee website.

Pre[serve] Art Exhibition - Opening Reception

Thursday, March 28, 2019

5:00-7:00 p.m.

Location: UNF Lufrano Intercultural Gallery

Cost: Free and open to the public

The Pre[serve] Art Exhibition is a student and alumni juried exhibition featuring works inspired by Sawmill Slough Preserve, a 382-acre nature preserve located on the UNF campus. The works are displayed in an on-campus exhibition as a way to highlight the importance of conservation. The exhibition runs from March 28 through April 26.

 

This event is organized by the Environmental Center and Department of Art and Design, with support from the Cummer Family Foundation and Lufrano Intercultural Gallery.

 

The Sawmill Slough Preserve is a 382-acre protected area located on the UNF campus. The Preserve's natural beauty and rich biodiversity allures both biologists and artists alike. In May 2006, President John A. Delaney designated the pristine area of campus as a nature preserve, protecting it for future generations of Ospreys to enjoy!

Sustainability Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 11, 2019

10 - 11 a.m.

Location: President's Conference Room 1, Room 2800

There will be an open meeting to discuss issues pertaining to environmental responsibility and sustainability; view more information on the Sustainability Committee website.