Spring Break has finally arrived! Hooray! While most of the country’s college basketball fans are fully immersed in March Madness, we at the Office of Sustainability are for preparing for “April Madness.” Make sure to check out some of these amazing events and important deadlines coming up at the end of March and throughout April. On your mark, get set, mark those calendars!

Upcoming Conferences/Symposiums:

March 31: Future of Food and Nutrition Student Research Conference, Friedman School, Tufts University
April 20-21: Tufts Energy Conference 2012 (*Early bird registration until March 21st)
April 20-21: Sustainable Communities and Campuses Conference (*Poster deadline March 30th)
April 27: WSSS Interdisciplinary Water Symposium

Spring is here! (Photo by: Alonso Nichols/TuftsPhoto

Upcoming Environmental Film Series:

April 4: Defending Eden
April 12: Vanishing of the Bees
April 19: YERT


RecycleMania ends March 31st, check out how your dorm is doing at the midpoint and see if it improved or got worse over the past few weeks.

Apply to be an Eco-Rep for next year! Applications are due March 30th, so act quickly!

Tufts Sustainability Collective, the Office of Sustainability, and the Eco-Reps are hard at work planning Earth Fest and Earth Week 2012. Earth Week runs from April 16-22. Earth Fest will take place on Friday, April 20th and will include a clothing swap! Stay tuned for more details and start collecting those unwanted clothes! If you have an event that you would like to be included in the Earth Week calendar, please register it here.

On behalf on the Office of Sustainability team, have a wonderful spring break and get outside!

-Nick Lusardo
Communications Intern, Office of Sustainability