SFA's 2013 - 2014 Sustainable Events:
Do you ever catch yourself grabbing lunch or dinner to-go and eating in the comfort of your dorm? Are you interested in a more sustainable campus? Are you looking to reduce your styrofoam waste? Then eco to-go is perfect for you!
You can STILL sign up for the Eco to-go trials happening right now on campus! There is NO COST to participate.
For more information on Eco-To-Go, check out Campus Dish.
Check out this link for more information on Campus Dining's Sustainable Efforts.
Hunger Jacks - Food Recovery Network at SFA
Hunger Jacks is a group who assist in the alleviation of hunger in the Nacogdoches area by collecting and donating food from campus to local food pantries. They work alongside SFA Dining to donate cooked, but unused food.
The FIRST RECOVERY of food will be Friday, March 7 at 4:45pm at the Student Center RFoC Loading Dock.
All are welcomed and encouraged to assist!
To learn more about Hunger Jacks, visit their Facebook page, Hunger Jacks - Food Recovery Network at SFA
Recycle Drop Off Days
TEAM is sponsoring On Campus Recycle Drop Off Days at SFA
They will be collecting your recyclables all month.
Drop off days are the last Thursday of every month from 11:00am-1:00pm:
- March 27
- April 24
Drop off your recyclables to the table in the center of campus between the Ferguson Bldg. and the McKibben Education Bldg. at the dead end of Raguet St.
Prizes will be given to recyclers - everyone dropping off recycles has a chance to win!
For more information, go to Facebook: The Environmental Awareness Movement or check AXES under "E" for Environmental Awareness Movement, The
Are you interested in learning about Texas' Water Resources? Come to this event to learn more!
The water symposium is sponsered by NAEP (National Association of Environmental Professionals).
Its theme is "Texas Water: Half full or half empty?"
Takes place Saturday, March 29, from 9:30am - 2:45pm in Room 117 in the Forestry Building.
Presenters: Matthew McBroom, Ken Kramer, Michael Maurer, David Hollas, Hans Williams, and Dakus Geeslin.
LAST DAY TO REGISTER: March 21, 2014.
Register with cash or credit card in Forestry 103 or call (936) 468-3301 by March 21, 2014.
Cost: $8 for students, $10 for non-students (this includes lunch!)
For more information, please visit the NAEP Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/731505110215875/?ref=3&ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular or email President, Elena Thomas, firstname.lastname@example.org or advisor, Dr. Kenneth Farrish, email@example.com
Earth Day/Earth Month
Campus Rec is coordinating Earth Day/Month festivites alongside SFA Gardens,
The theme this year is Making Waves for a Sustainable Campus
We're currently wrapping up the details, but we'll have a ton of exciting events posted soon!
Recyclemania is a National recycling contest NOW - March 29th.
SFA students are collecting YOUR:
- aluminum cans
- plastic bottles
Brigid Gregory has volunteered to upload our total weights toward the contest!
Ways to report:
- weigh your collectables and email the weight totals to Gregoryfirstname.lastname@example.org
- deliver your collected recycleables at TEAM's Recycle Days; they will weigh and report for you!
Let's pool our resources to be competitive in this nationwide contest!
For more information about Recyclemania, please see http://recyclemaniacs.org
Hosted by T.E.A.M (The Environmental Awareness Movement)
The 2013-2014 "Go Greek, Go Green" competition will begin March 1st and end April 1st. T.E.A.M will be collecting cans throughout the month of March and the greenest Fraternity or Sorority will win a customized prize!
Entry is $20 per Greek organization.
Only collecting aluminum cans
Can drop-off days (6-7 pm):
- March 5
- March 19
- April 2
Its Fraternity agains Fraternity and Sorority agaisnt Sorority, resulting in TWO winners!
The award ceremony will be April 19th.
For more information, contact TEAM's President, Jeremy Niederheiser at email@example.com.
Nacogdoches Naturally is sponsored by SFA Pineywoods Native Plant Center and funded through a More Kids in the Woods Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture U.S. Forest Service. Activities are designed to increase knowledge of forest ecology and the importance of forests in our lives, encourage participation in healthy outdoor physical activities, and cultivate an enhanced connection to nature.
Family Outdoor Adventure - Monthly weekend events for families
After SChool Outdoor Adventure Program - weekly programs during the school year serving the Boys and Girls Club of Nacogdoches and Raguet Elementary
SFA Pineywoods Camp - Summer day camps for youth 4-15 years of age
For more information about Nacogdoches Naturally, call Kerry Lemon, project director at 936-468-5586 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org