The Earth Day Committee and the Green Club are hosting Earth Day on campus onTues., 4/16. The theme is “Journey to Zero Waste”.
10-11:30am – “Wasted” Film
Through the the eyes of chef-heroes like Anthony Bourdain, audiences will see how the world’s most influential chefs transform scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system.
2-3pm – “Styrofoam Mom” Film
Meet the local hero who speaks out against unsustainable packaging.
Make a ”Journey to Zero Waste” pledge
Learn about recycling on campus
Resource tables and prizes
1-3pm – Waste Audit
How well does NOVA Alexandria recycle? Come find out at our biannual waste audit. We will quantify items in trash and recycling bins.
Follow the NOVA Alexandria Green Club on social media.
All NOVA students are invited to join the Green Club, the Alexandria campus’ environmental club. Last year, we visited museums, attended conferences, participated in Earth Day activities, and revived the campus garden.
What will we do this year? That’s up to YOU!
Our first meeting is Mon., 9/10 3:30-4:40pm in Bisdorf 132.
Registration is open for Fall 2018 at NOVA. I am teaching ENV 121 and ENV 122.
ENV 121 – Tues./Thurs. 12:30-3:10pm
ENV 121 – Tues./Thurs. 4:30-7:10pm
ENV 122 – Mon./Wed. 4:30-7:10pm
NOVA Alexandria Cinema Professor Lucy Gebre-Egziabher and Environmental Science Professor Christine Bozarth are featured on NPR, on the “With Good Reason” program, in an interview about the 2018 NOVA Student Film Festival – Films Without Walls series on Climate Change that premiered this year.
ENV 121 students had the opportunity to visit the GMU apiary and learn about honeybees.
The queen is marked by the beekeeper for easy identification. Photo: Matt Sidler
ENV 121 students at the apiary. Photo: Abril Herrera
ENV 121 students debate how to address the problem of nutrient pollution in the Chesapeake Bay. Students represent different stakeholders: chicken farmers, a big chicken corporation, fishermen, and environmentalists.
Registration for Summer 2018 classes begins March 27. I am offering ENV 121 during the first 5 weeks session. Class is MTWR 10am-2:40pm starting on 5/29. Search for classes here. Register using myNOVA.
ENV 121 fulfills the Physical or Life Science Elective w/ Lab for non-Science majors!