Events

Fourth Annual Native Plant Sale
Get all your locally grown, pesticide free, nursery quality native trees, shrubs, wildflowers, and grasses at one convenient location in Kalamazoo. More info>
WHERE: PFC Natural Grocery and Deli, 507 Harrison St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
WHEN: Saturday, May 27th, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
COST: FREE

Midwest Campus Compact Conference
Whether you are new to civic and community engagement, curious about learning the basics of campus-community partnerships, or a seasoned professional seeking new and innovative approaches and discussion of important issues, this conference will provide opportunities to learn, explore, connect, and prepare for bold, thoughtful action. More info>
WHERE: Loyola University, Chicago, IL
WHEN: June 6-7, 2017
COST: TBD 

Open Roads Presents: Community Bike Rides
Community Bike Rides are free and open to the public. They offer these drop-in rides on a monthly basis April-October. All ages and skill levels are welcome. More info>
WHERE: Kalamazoo River Valley Trail
WHEN: Next ride is Tuesday, June 13th, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
COST: FREE

Well-Being in Supply Chains 
The SHINE Summit at Harvard is the leading forum for visionary thinking, innovative research and practical solutions for business leaders to advance corporate sustainability and well-being in the workplace. More info>
WHERE: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA 
WHEN: June 13 and 14, 2017
COST: Various rates apply

Opportunities

Sustainability Coordinator
Wesley Foundation of Kalamazoo seeks an individual with an enthusiasm for gardening and food justice to perform and organize garden and growing-related work through the summer of 2017. More info>

NEWS

University's green cleaning efforts recognized nationally
May 16, 2017 | WMU NEWS
Western Michigan University has earned another top honor in a national awards program for educational institutions that recognizes exemplary stewards of the environment.

Science's role in society is threatened. Protest is the right response
April 22, 2017 | The Guardian 
Tens of thousands of scientists and supporters of science are pouring into the streets of Washington DC and other cities around the world on Saturday in a massive March for Science, aimed at highlighting the importance of science to society and the need for basing government policies on evidence.