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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.

 

Visit these UNF departments for additional on-campus events: 

Watershed: Photographs by Jeff Rich

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - Friday, December 6, 2019

Location: Lufrano Intercultrual Gallery

Jeff Rich’s work focuses on water issues ranging from recreation and sustainability to exploitation and abuse. Rich explores these subjects by using long-term photographic documentations of very specific regions of the United States. In the Watershed Project, Jeff Rich highlights the relationship between land, water, and man within the Mississippi River watershed (which includes the French Broad River and the Tennessee River), the largest watershed in North America. A common misconception of a watershed is that it’s all about the water. While water does play a large part, the land plays an even larger role by directing the water to a common point, such as a river or ocean. Thus, human impact on the land directly affects the water that runs over it. Through documenting these rivers, its citizens, and environs, Rich’s goal is to bring attention to the importance of the growing sustainability movement in this watershed and beyond.

 

This exhibition is sponsored in part by the UNF Environmental Center.


Opening Reception

The Opening Reception is Thursday, Oct. 10 from 6-8 p.m. All gallery events are free and open to the public. Recommended parking is the Arena Parking Garage/Bldg 38. UNF charges $5 for parking.

Screening of Wall-E

Sunday, December 8, 2019

5:30 p.m.

Location: 200 First Street

Cost: Free and open to public

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Sponsors:  Beaches Go GreenU.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Environmental Center 

 

Attend a free screening of "Wall-E", a part of the "Movies That Matter" series. 

"Movies That Matter" is a family-friendly and fun, educational movie series.

Florida Native Plant Society's 40th Annual Conference

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - Sunday, May 17, 2020

Location: Adam W. Herbert University Center

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The Florida Native Plant Society's annual conference includes two days of great speakers, networking and botanical field trips. This is your only chance to meet FNPS members from around the state and learn what they are doing to conserve, preserve and restore their native plant communities.

 

More information about the conference to be released soon. 

Jacksonville Environmental Symposium

Friday, September 18, 2020

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Adam W. Herbert University Center

Cost: $15-50

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Sponsors:  City of Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board and Environmental Center

 

The Jacksonville Environmental Symposium presents a unique opportunity for members of the community to interact with the regulatory agencies responsible for developing and implementing environmental policy. The symposium provides valuable opportunities for communication and helps to further the goal of protecting our limited natural resources and improving the quality of life in Northeast Florida.