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University of Mississippi

Green Week 2020: Green Week Goes Virtual

Although on-campus events are canceled for the safety of our community, there are many ways you can engage with Green Week and the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

Green Week Events and Activities

  • Webinars and Speakers
    • April 20, 12pm: Birds of the Magnolia State, Kristina Mitchell
      • Join Strawberry Plains Audubon Center’s own Kristina Mitchell to learn more about our very own birds in Mississippi, particularly those you can see right now from your own backyard!.
    • April 21, 4:30pm: Audubon on Campus–Protecting Birds from Window Collisions, Mitchell Robinson
      • Did you know that the majority of lethal bird window collisions happen with windows on buildings of four stories or less? Join this webinar to learn more about what you can do, particularly as students, to help protect birds on campus.
    • April 22, All DAY (Pre-recorded Talk) – EcoNutrition Cafe Series – Earth Day Speaker Angela M. Tagtow
      • Angela Tagtow (MS, RD, LD) is Founder and Chief Strategist for Akta Strategies. She is also the former Executive Director for the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, the Senior Fellow and Endowed Chair at the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and former Food and Society Policy Fellow with the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. Join this engaging webinar hosted by the Office of Food and Nutrition Security in the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management and sponsored by the UM Green Fund.
    • April 22, 24 Hour Webinar – Sustainable Development Solutions Network
      • Drop in anytime to join the experts from the Sustainable Development Solutions Network as they discuss “Happiness and Sustainability Around the Earth.” This engaging webinar link and more information.
    • April 23, 12pm: A Towering Ghost–The Cultural Legacy of Longleaf Pine Habitats, Mitchell Robinson
      • Did you know that Mississippi once had the most diverse ecosystem in North America? Did you know this ecosystem once covered 90 million acres from Texas to Virginia? Learn more about the historical ecosystem with Strawberry Plains Audubon Center’s Mitchell Robinson.