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April 2015

The Edible Campus Tour

April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tweet The Edible Campus Tour led by George Ellmore will be an tour around campus by an amazing BIO ENVS professor who will show us what on Tufts Campus is good to forage. We will be able to sample campus greenery without fear because toxic pesticides are not used on Tufts Campus!  

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Beautify the Grafton Campus

April 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Tweet Clean up Rte. 30—Spend some time after work cleaning up and beautifying the area around our campus, including Willard Street, Pine Street and Rte. 30. Email Elizabeth Lauzon (  for more information and to sign up.

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Invasive Species Hunt

April 23 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Tweet Join Professor Mark Pokras as he “weeds” out the invasive species over at the Wildlife Clinic. Stop by anytime with gardening gloves to get down in the dirt and learn about what’s there and what shouldn’t be.

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Earth Day Activities at the Elms Cafe

April 22 @ 11:00 pm
Agnes Varis Campus Center,
5 Jumbo's Path, North Grafton, MA 01536 United States
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Tweet Learn about composting, bling out your trash buddy, challenge your recycling knowledge, win prizes!-—All these things are happening over at Elms Café.  

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Sustainability UnConference

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
District Hall,
75 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210 United States
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Tweet Got Earth Day plans? Bring them to District Hall and be a part of the third annual Sustainability unConference. EcoMotion, Impact Hub Boston, Greenovate Boston, District Hall, City Awake, and many others are providing a platform for diverse sectors to ideate and collaborate on the intersections of sustainability and innovation.

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TSC Earth Fest Fair

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Academic Quad, Tufts Medford Campus

Tweet The Earth Day Fair will have booths on the academic quad including the famous Eco-Rep clothes swap and food galore! Make an environmental pledge and get the chance to win Chipotle burritos among other yummy foods!

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Plant a pear tree at the Cummings School!

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Agnes Varis Campus Center,
5 Jumbo's Path, North Grafton, MA 01536 United States
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Tweet Plant a tree!  We’re continuing the tradition of planting a tree on Earth Day. Join us on the lawn in front of the Campus Center for the pear tree planting.

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Vernal Pool tour

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bernice Barbour Wildlife Medicine Building,
50 Willard Street , North Grafton, MA 01536 United States
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Tweet Did you know there was a vernal pool on campus? Take a nature walk (starting at the Wildlife Building entrance) led by Whitney Stiehler and explore the environment around the campus.

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I, Chicken Virtual Reality Exhibit!

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Campus Center,

Tweet Come join Tufts Veg Society and Tufts Animal Welfare during Earth Fest 2015 for an unforgettable and unique experience happening all day on April 21st. Peta2 is bringing a virtual reality exhibit which enables people to experience first-hand what life is like for a chicken on a factory farm. The exhibit is both informative and touching without being gory at all. Remember, it will be happening all day so if you find yourself in the campus center throughout the…

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April 2014

Biking at Tufts!

April 23, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tweet Come find the Office of Sustainability in the Campus Center during open block! We’ll be giving out tips on how and where to bike at Tufts and in the area, and we’ll have a photo booth so that you can enter our Sustainable Selfies contest. There may also be chances to win fun prizes…..

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