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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 Riverkeeper

Surfrider Foundation First Coast Chapter

Timucuan Park Foundation (TPF)

UNF Ogier Gardens

US Green Building Council (USGBC) North Florida Chapter

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!

River UPRising with St. Johns Riverkeeper

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

6-7:30 p.m.

Location: Building 51, Social Sciences, Room 1209

Cost: Free and open to the public

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The St. Johns Riverkeeper Lisa Rinaman will share critical information about how Jacksonville can become a more resilient city. Working together, we can truly protect our communities and waterways while improving our quality of life, health and local economy. The presentation is based on the outcome of their River Rising Town Hall Series that stretched over the 2018 Hurricane Season.

This event is part of National Public Health Week, and is hosted by Eta Sigma Gamma - UNF Alpha Gamma Chapter, National Health Education Honorary in collaboration with the Environmental Center. Refreshments will be provided.

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.