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March 2017

Sacred Waters: An Interfaith Celebration

March 26 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Gateway YMCA Multipurpose Room, Winston-Salem, NC United States + Google Map

Water is celebrated as sacred in many religious traditions. Join us for a multimedia presentation of the water-connected rituals found in various religious traditions. The event will conclude outside by the creek with an interfaith blessing of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County waters. Details and directions at ForsythCreekWeek.org. Workshop Leaders include Jill Crainshaw (WFU School of Divinity), Phoebe Zerwick (WFU Writing Program), Christine Rucker (photographer), Sally Morris (WFU School of Divinity Chapel Musician), WFU School of Divinity students, WFU Hillel (Jewish Student Organization), Rabbi Mark Cohn (Temple Emanuel, Winston-Salem), Imam Khalid Griggs (WFU Associate Chaplain for Muslim Life), Will Scott (Yadkin Riverkeeper), UNCSA student poetry contributors.

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Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

March 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday, repeating until April 23, 2017

Campus Garden, 1141 Polo Rd + Google Map

The Story Our Streams Tell: A Creek Week Conversation with Dave Penrose

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
James A. Gray Jr. Auditorium, Old Salem Visitors Center, 900 Old Salem Road
Winston-Salem, NC United States
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Water is essential not only to us but also to all kinds of aquatic organisms. What value could these creatures be to the ecosystem? Streams have a story to tell, with both challenges and opportunities. Join Dr. Dave Penrose, a leading NC stream ecologist, who will discuss how you can help to make sure the story has a happy ending. The presentation will include time to ask questions. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is appreciated.  Please call 1-800-441-5305. Read more about his presentation at http://www.oldsalem.org/events/event/creek_week_keynote/ Please stay after the lecture for a reception and exhibition by Forsyth Creek Week participating organizations and allied groups.  Sponsored by Old Salem Museums & Gardens and Yadkin Riverkeeper.   About Dave Penrose Dave Penrose is the principal of Penrose Environmental, a consulting firm that specializes in assessing water…

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Environmental Futures: Pathways to Impact

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Byrum Welcome Center, 1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27109 United States
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Join the Sustainability Graduate Programs and the Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability, in welcoming distinguished Wake Forest alumni and guests who have dedicated their lives to the environmental sector through jobs in leadership, policy, and protection. Pro Humanitate, the Wake Forest motto, calls us to use our knowledge, talents, and compassion to better the lives of others. No matter your personal interpretation, the motto encourages us to leave a positive impact on the world. Consider the impact you want to have on the planet as this panel of experts shares insights from their own impact careers in service to the environment. The panel will also discuss both the current and future states of environmental and sustainability fields. Grow your path beyond the Forest, but stay true to the principles of Pro Humanitate. Speakers include: Stanley Meiburg (’75): Former Acting…

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Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

March 30 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 27, 2017

Campus Garden, 1141 Polo Rd + Google Map
April 2017

Yadkin River Cleanup

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Old U.S. 421 River Park, 7695 Yadkinville Road
Lewisville, NC United States
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Saturday, April 1, 1 - 5 p.m. Old U.S. 421 River Park, 7695 Yadkinville Road, Lewisville Yadkin Riverkeeper invites the public to join with high school and college students in the watershed to clean a flatwater stretch of the Yadkin River. Come prepared to get dirty! Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Paddlers should sign up in advance. No boat? No problem! Canoes and kayaks will be available for rent at discounted rates, or bring your own! Sign-up  at yadkinriverkeeper.org/events. 

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Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

April 2 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday, repeating until April 23, 2017

Campus Garden, 1141 Polo Rd + Google Map

Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

April 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 27, 2017

Campus Garden, 1141 Polo Rd + Google Map

Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

April 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday, repeating until April 23, 2017

Campus Garden, 1141 Polo Rd + Google Map

Campus Garden Volunteer Hours

April 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 27, 2017

Campus Garden, 1141 Polo Rd + Google Map