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September 2017

Wellbeing Wednesday

September 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Sustainability Alumni Gathering

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kirby Hall Atrium, Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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The Office of Sustainability, Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, and the Sustainability Graduate Programs welcome alumni, faculty, and staff to attend our 2017 Homecoming Brunch. Join us for brunch and a mimosa before you cheer on our Demon Deacons! Friends and family of alumni are welcome to attend. The brunch will take place on Saturday, September 16, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm in the Thomas C. Taylor Atrium of Kirby Hall before kickoff at 3:00 pm. Grab a friend and meet us there. We can’t wait to see you all!

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Cover Crop Workshop at the Campus Garden

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Campus Garden, 1141 Polo Rd + Google Map

Join the Campus Garden on Tuesday, September 19th from 5:30-7:30pm for a workshop on cover crops. The garden has a mature cover crop on the Coastal plot and an opportunity to sow Crimson Clover underneath some fall crops. More details to come!

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Regional Climate Action and the Paris Process – Webinar

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Regional Climate Action and the Paris Process Susan Biniaz, JD, Columbia University The National Climate Seminar is a biweekly, lunchtime dial-in conversation that features climate scientists, political leaders, and policy analysts, each exploring the politics and science driving critical climate change decisions. Join us the first and third Wednesday of each month at noon eastern for a chance to connect with experts on climate and clean energy solutions. Calls begin at Noon EST. Webinar:  bluejeans.com/163092697 Dial-in Only: +1.888.240.2560

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Reynolda Gardens Native Plant Sale

September 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Gardening with native plants is taking part in a collective effort to preserve biological diversity. These plants do the best job of nurturing and sustaining the living landscape for native wildlife. Join us for this unique sale that will feature a wide variety of woody plants and native perennials ideal for home landscapes.

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2017 Yadkin Riverkeeper Tour with Indera Mills

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Yadkin Riverkeeper in celebrating World Rivers Day for a paddle from Paddle Crader Park to Mitchell River followed by an afternoon of wine and bluegrass music at Carolina Heritage Vineyards. Food, wine and beer will be available after the paddle. Sign up for paddles; then, collect pledges of $100 or more for a chance to win fun prizes. For more information, click here. 

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October 2017

Sustainability Fall Speaker – Katharine Wilkinson

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Byrum Welcome Center, 1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27109 United States
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November 2017

A Pollution-free Planet: The Upcoming UN Environmental Assembly – Webinar

November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A Pollution-free Planet: The Upcoming UN Environmental Assembly Fatou Ndoye, United Nations Environment Programme The National Climate Seminar is a biweekly, lunchtime dial-in conversation that features climate scientists, political leaders, and policy analysts, each exploring the politics and science driving critical climate change decisions. Join us the first and third Wednesday of each month at noon eastern for a chance to connect with experts on climate and clean energy solutions. Calls begin at Noon EST. Webinar:  bluejeans.com/163092697 Dial-in Only: +1.888.240.2560

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Film Screening – The Age of Consequences

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Living Landscapes: The Untapped Potential of Home and Public Gardens

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Living Landscapes: The Untapped Potential of Home and Public Gardens An Evening with Doug Tallamy November 2, 2017, 7-9 pm Old Salem Visitor Center Lecture followed by Reception and Book signing Dr. Tallamy, a professor in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, is a popular author and speaker.  This is his first visit to Winston-Salem and a great opportunity to for our community to learn how to garden and landscape with nature in mind -- how to create places that make us happy and function as habitats for birds, bees and other pollinators -- through enhancements with native plants.

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