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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: 

Single-Use Plastic 101

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

6 p.m.

Location: Zoom

Cost: Free and open to all students and community members

Zoom Link

Join for a workshop discussing single-use plastics and their impact on the coastal and marine ecosystems. The workshop will feature Catherine Uden, campaign organizer for Oceana in South Florida. Uden is currently working on numerous Oceana campaigns, including reducing plastic pollution. Oceana is the world’s largest international non-profit organization that focuses solely on protecting the oceans through science-based policy work.

Community Cleanup

Saturday, January 30, 2021

10 a.m.

Location: Palmetto Leaves Regional Park - South Entrance Parking (13820 Old St Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32258)

Cost: Free and open to all

Event Registration

Join the Environmental Center for a community cleanup. Volunteers will collect debris found along local waterways, with a focus on plastic items. Volunteers will meet at the Palmetto Leaves Regional Park - South Entrance (13820 Old St Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32258). 

 

After the cleanup, volunteers can take a short drive to Julington-Durbin Creek Preserve where they can enjoy more than 6 miles of hiking trails. 

 

Space is limited and registration is required. Registration will be available soon! 

 

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

  • Practice social distancing - Stay 6 feet way from other people. Try limiting interactions with people you are normally around with while maintaining social distancing. 
  • Wear a face mask or cloth face cover - Cover your mouth and nose with a face mask or cloth face cover when you are around others
  • Wash your hands often - Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds and if soap and water is not available use hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth - The virus can transfer on to different objects and surfaces. Your hands can pick up the virus and transfer it to your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes - Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or use the inside of your elbow when you cough or sneeze
  • Stay home if you are sick - Monitor your health and stay home if you are feeling sick or test positive for COVID-19
  • Avoid carpooling Do not carpool with people that you rarely interact with and limit carpool to two people in order to maintain social distancing.
For more information on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19, please visit the Florida Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website.

    UNF-KAO General Meeting

    Wednesday, February 10, 2021

    6 p.m.

    Location: Zoom

    Cost: Open to UNF-KAO members only

     The Kappa Alpha Omicron (KAO) at the University of North Florida Kappa is an honors society associated with the Interdisciplinary Environmental Association and supported by the Environmental Center.

    Community Cleanup

    Saturday, February 27, 2021

    10 a.m. to noon

    Location: TBD

    Cost: Free and open to all

    Join the Environmental Center for a community cleanup. Volunteers will collect debris found along local waterways, with a focus on plastic items.

    Space is limited and registration is required. Registration will be available soon!

     

    COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

    • Practice social distancing - Stay 6 feet way from other people. Try limiting interactions with people you are normally around with while maintaining social distancing.
    • Wear a face mask or cloth face cover - Cover your mouth and nose with a face mask or cloth face cover when you are around others
    • Wash your hands often - Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds and if soap and water is not available use hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol
    • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth - The virus can transfer on to different objects and surfaces. Your hands can pick up the virus and transfer it to your eyes, nose or mouth.
    • Cover coughs and sneezes - Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or use the inside of your elbow when you cough or sneeze
    • Stay home if you are sick - Monitor your health and stay home if you are feeling sick or test positive for COVID-19
    • Avoid carpooling - Do not carpool with people that you rarely interact with and limit carpool to two people in order to maintain social distancing.
    For more information on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19, please visit the Florida Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website.

     

    UNF-KAO General Meeting

    Wednesday, March 10, 2021

    6 p.m.

    Location: Zoom

    Cost: Open to UNF-KAO members only

     The Kappa Alpha Omicron (KAO) at the University of North Florida Kappa is an honors society associated with the Interdisciplinary Environmental Association and supported by the Environmental Center.

    Community Cleanup

    Saturday, March 27, 2021

    10 a.m.

    Location: TBD

    Cost: Free and open to all

    Join the Environmental Center for a community cleanup. Volunteers will collect debris found along local waterways, with a focus on plastic items. 

    Space is limited and registration is required. Registration will be available soon!

     

    COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

    • Practice social distancing - Stay 6 feet way from other people. Try limiting interactions with people you are normally around with while maintaining social distancing.
    • Wear a face mask or cloth face cover - Cover your mouth and nose with a face mask or cloth face cover when you are around others
    • Wash your hands often - Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds and if soap and water is not available use hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol
    • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth - The virus can transfer on to different objects and surfaces. Your hands can pick up the virus and transfer it to your eyes, nose or mouth.
    • Cover coughs and sneezes - Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or use the inside of your elbow when you cough or sneeze
    • Stay home if you are sick - Monitor your health and stay home if you are feeling sick or test positive for COVID-19
    • Avoid carpooling - Do not carpool with people that you rarely interact with and limit carpool to two people in order to maintain social distancing.

    For more information on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19, please visit the Florida Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website.

     

    UNF-KAO General Meeting

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021

    6 p.m.

    Location: Zoom

    Cost: Open to UNF-KAO members only

     The Kappa Alpha Omicron (KAO) at the University of North Florida Kappa is an honors society associated with the Interdisciplinary Environmental Association and supported by the Environmental Center.