Earth Day Events

Earth Day Events and Happenings On-Off Campus


Student Exhibit

Geology, Resources, and Environment

(ESCI 123 section 3)

April 17th


Green Cycle Group

Check out Earth Day related events around campus

For more information, visit their website

• Planting trees around campus on April 20th

• Peraculture design with methods for the busy or lazy gardener April 22nd



Morton Arboretum

April 27, 2012

Benefits of Tree-Tree Tagging Kit


Illinois Prairie Path Clean Up

April 28, 2012

9:00 AM Rain or shine!

Visit for more information


Morton Arboretum

Arbor Day 10K Run 
Sunday, April 22, 2012 
8 a.m.
$28 ($33 non-member)
$38 Race-Day

Not a Member? Consider our 10K Runners Special NEW Member Offer (includes member registration price + 1-year Morton I membership) all for $72!


How to Register

Online NOW (closes at 6 p.m. on April 19)
In-Person at the Visitor Center, daily during regular hours (applications must be received by noon on April 18)
>MAIL (Application must be postmarked by April 13)
 The Morton Arboretum•4100 Illinois Route 53•Lisle, IL 60532
>FAX Application to 630-719-7956 (applications must be faxed by noon on April 18)

Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of a springtime morning amidst the beauty of naturally occurring landscapes. Challenging USATF-certified course follows the east side main route through rolling terrain.


Whole Foods, Naperville 
5% Day for SCARCE!

Wednesday, April 25


Shop Whole Foods Market in Naperville on April 25, and 5% of your sales will be donated to SCARCE! Through fundraisers SCARCE is able to: educate children and adults on taking care of our environment and place more books and school supplies in schools at no charge.

Whole Foods Market

2607 W. 75th Street



Northwest Side GREENFEST

Saturday, April 28, 2012

10 AM – 3 PM

Recycling Raffle

Natural Soaps, Bamboo Products, Fair Trade,

Green Cleaning & Household Items

Face Painting, Demos for Kids/Adults, Animal

Exhibits, Kids Crafts

6040 W. Ardmore ~ St. Tarcissus Auditorium

(Near Milwaukee & Austin Ave.)

For more info, call 773-763-8228

or email [email protected]