Journey to Zero Waste

The Earth Day Committee and the Green Club are hosting Earth Day on campus onTues., 4/16.  The theme is “Journey to Zero Waste”.

Bisdorf 196

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.

Bisdorf Courtyard

11am-2pm

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.

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Student Film Festival – Call for Entries

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NOVA Green Club on Social Media

Follow the NOVA Alexandria Green Club on social media.

Facebook

Instagram

Twitter

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“Impact” Climate Change Film Interview

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Green Club – Fall 2018

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.

https://www.facebook.com/NOVAGreenClub/

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Register for Fall 2018

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

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Dr. Bozarth on “With Good Reason” Radio Show!

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.

https://www.withgoodreasonradio.org/episo…/moving-pictures/…

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GMU Apiary Spring 2018

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

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ENV 121 Students Discuss the Bay

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.

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Register for Summer 2018

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!

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