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Earth Day
 

Festival Schedule

The USU Earth Day Festival is back again this year, with some of the greatest events yet! On Friday, April 20th, join us for a festival on the Quad with local music, food trucks, yoga, community parter tables, and interactive art. During this time students can also register for the EcoHunt, a sustainability and outdoor recreation themed scavenger hunt with prizes from Sunrise Cyclery, Alta Ski Resort, Crumb Brothers, and more. Following the celebration on the Quad, service projects will be held at First Dam, the USU Student Organic Farm, and the Utah Conservation Corps House from 2-5pm. To wrap it all up, a free party will be held at First Dam at 5 pm. With live local bands, Lucky Slice pizza, and paddle boards from USU Outdoor programs, we're finishing Earth Day with a bang. Hope to see you there!

April 20th

Day on the Quad and EcoHunt

10-2 pm

Join us for a festival on the Quad with local music, a food truck, community partners tables, yoga, and interactive art pieces. During this time students can also register at the kickoff for the Ecohunt. 

The EcoHunt is a sustainability and outdoor recreation themed scavenger hunt in which teams of 2-6 students can compete for prizes. The top three winning teams are eligible for prizes from Sunrise Cyclery, Alta Ski Resort, Crumb Brothers, Natural Grocers, Powder Ridge Ski Touring, Global Village Gifts, Campsaver, Tentree, and more… 

Service Projects

2-5 pm

Volunteer to help out with Earth-friendly projects on the USU campus and Logan area. Service project locations at Utah Conservation Corps house and Student Organic Farm.

Celebration at First Dam

5-7 pm

Bike, walk, or carpool to the Earth Day celebration at First Dam. The celebration will include: pizza from Lucky Slice, live music from local musicians, as well as kayaking and paddleboarding provided by USU Outdoor Programs.

Earth Day Events During the Week

Opening Reception
IMPACT Art Exhibition

The IMPACT Art Exhibition is a curated exhibition on sustainable art featuring work from USU artists and designers. 

Specialist Panel &
The Messenger Film Screening

A special screening of The Messenger celebrating 2018 as the Year of the Bird and the effects of climate to the planet’s songbird population. The showing will include a panel of specialists including guest Cagan Sekercioglu, one of the presenters in the film.

Kenner Kingston Presentation on
The Living Building Challenge

President of Arch Nexus Kenner Kingston will be speaking about the International Living Future Institute and the Living Building Challenge. If you are interested in sustainable design, architectural, construction, or building, this is the event for you!


Monday, April 16th
CCA Hansen Atrium





Wednesday, April 18th 6 pm
TSC Auditorium







Thursday, April 19th 7:30 pm
TSC Auditorium

EcoHunt Sustainability Challenge

USU students register in teams of 2 - 6 and complete outdoor adventure and sustainability challenges for points towards great prizes! 

To Pre-Register please follow this link: Earth Day EcoHunt Pre-registration

 

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