When: Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9-11 a.m.
Where: Memorial Park
The Environmental Center is incorporating yoga and clean ups into one great event! The Yoga Cleanup combines the health of the body as well as the health of the environment. After a guided session of yoga, participants will then partake in a community cleanup. Join the Facebook event for this great cleanup!
Preserve Adventure Fest
Partners: Eco Adventure
When: Thursday, Oct. 13, from 4-8 p.m.
Where: Sawmill Slough Preserve
Come experience the Sawmill Slough Preserve like never before! Preserve Adventure Fest is all about celebrating our campus' very own nature preserve with:
- FREE Zip line night courtesy of Eco Adventure
- Guided nature hikes
- Postcards from the Preserve
- Nature-based crafts
- Popsicles from Bold City Pops
Nighttime Bug Collection
When: Monday, Oct. 17, from 8-10 p.m.
Where: Meet in Lot 14
Come out to the Sawmill Slough Preserve for a special nighttime collection of insects. This fun volunteer event will add new insects to the Sawmill Slough Preserve Digital Archive. This event has a volunteer limit, so please register ASAP.
Nighttime Bug Collection Volunteer Registration
Pre[serve] Art Exhibition
Partners: Gallery of Art and Department of Art and Design
When: Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 4:30-7 p.m.
Where: UNF Gallery of Art
The Department of Art and Design, Gallery of Art and the Environmental Center are pleased to announce Pre[serve], a juried art exhibition that celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Sawmill Slough Preserve. This exhibition will showcase works that share personal experiences, inspire others to connect with this environment and evoke awareness of the Preserve's perpetuity. Join us for the opening of the exhibition and enjoy beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres. The exhibition opening reception will be Thursday, Oct. 18, and will be displayed until Friday, Nov. 18.
Screening of "Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret" and Indian Dinner
Host: UNF Vegetarian and Vegan Association
When: Friday, Oct. 21, time 6-9 p.m.
Where: Student Union Theatre, Room 2704
Join the UNF Vegetarian and Vegan Association for a screening of the eye-opening documentary "Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret". A FREE indian dinner will be served to all attending.
Host: UNF Housing Sustainability Committee
When: Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 5-8 p.m.
Where: The Green
This Halloween-themed event will feature various educational activities for students to take part in, including an up-cycled costume contest, “trashy” relay race, and an eco-dinner. There will be a trick-or-treat style activity where students will collect “punches” on a card by visiting and speaking with various sustainably-minded organizations on campus.