Sustainability at Tufts

Date: March 1, 2012 (page 1 of 2)

Mar 5: 1st Annual Undergraduate Environmental Photography Exhibit

When: March 5, 2012, 4:00-5:30pm
Where: Tufts Institute of the Environment,
210 Packard Avenue, Miller Hall-East Rear Door,
Tufts Medford CampusIn the Fall 2011, the Environmental Studies Program at Tufts University held its 1st Annual Undergraduate Environmental Photography Contest.TIE and ENVS will be holding an opening reception. Join us to celebrate the undergraduates who submitted photography for the exhibit, mingle with other Environmental Studies students and faculty, and enjoy some really great student work.

Sponsored by the Tufts Environmental
Studies Program and TIE

Mar 6: “Feeding 9 Billion While Maintaining the Planet” with Speaker Jason Clay


Tuesday, 3/6 @ 6:30 PM

Cabot 206

OneWorld and The Poverty and Power Research Initiative (PPRI) invites you to a discussion with Jason Clay, senior V.P. of the World Wildlife Fund. on the topic. We invite the Tufts community think about how to transparently grow more food without turning over more land to agricultural production, thus tackling the first steps toward sustainability in food production and consumption.

For more information about Dr. Jason Clay and his work with WWF, see the website.

Mar 13: MyRWA Flatbread Pizza Doughraiser

On March 13th, support the Mystic River Watershed Association at Flatbread Pizza in Somerville. The Flatbread Company will automatically donate a portion of each flatbread sold to MyRWA between 5pm and 11pm on March 13. Eat in or take-out.

Flatbread Somerville is located at Sacco’s Bowl Haven, 45 Day St., Somerville in Davis Square.

Mar 22: “Work of 1000″ Film & Discussion with Marion Stoddart

Get energized and inspired! Join MyRWA for an award-winning documentary film followed by a lively personal discussion with the film’s central figure, world-renowned local citizen leader, Marion Stoddart. The film, “Marion Stoddart: The Work of 1000” is an exhilarating success story of how one woman-Marion Stoddart, mobilized clean-up of one of America’s most polluted rivers – for herself, for her community, and for future generations – and became a citizen leader honored by the United Nations. It’s a gripping account of an ordinary person who realized her power to make a difference. Read more & get your tickets today!

Thursday, March 22, 7PM
Capitol Theater, 204 Mass. Ave., Arlington

Get your tickets here, $10.

Mar 7: Everett Rain Garden Community Meeting


Rain gardens are vegetated areas that collect, absorb and clean stormwater runoff. Using slope, vegetation and well drained soils, rain gardens are increasingly being used by homeowners and municipalities to reduce the impact of stormwater on local waterways and storm drain systems.

MyRWA is working with the Town of Arlington, City of Everett and local community groups to design and build one to two rain gardens in each city. Community involvement is key to the success of these gardens – please plan on attending the next Community Meeting!

Everett Community Meeting
Wednesday, March 7th at 7pm
City Hall, Keverian Room, 484 Broadway, Everett

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