Earth Week 2022

 

Earth Week Events 

Kia Kaha Restoration Work  

Monday, April 18, 3-4:30 p.m. 

Monday, April 18, 3-4:30 Restoration work at Kia Kaha. Meet in front of Building 14 at 3 pm. Bring a water bottle. Contact kharrison@tacomacc.edu with questions

Help restore TCC's wetland, Kia Kaha! A group will meet at the front entrance of Building 15 at 3 p.m. and go to the site together. Gloves and tools provided, please wear clothing that you don't mind getting dirty and bring a water bottle. Sponsored by the TCC Sustainability Committee. Questions? Contact Kristen Harrison: kharrison@tacomacc.edu. 

Salmon Release

Tuesday, April 19, 3 p.m. at Puget Creek  

Salmon Release April 19 Meet at 3 p.m. at the Alder Way entrance to Puget Creek Park. During this event, you will get to release your very own baby salmon & learn about their journey to the sea and back. Sponsored by the TCC Sustainable Action Committee. Questions? Contact shenderson@tacomacc.edu

Meet at the Alder Way entrance to Puget Creek Park at 3 p.m., release a baby salmon into the creek, and learn about their journey to the sea and back! Sponsored by the TCC Sustainability Action Committee. Questions? Contact Shaun Henderson: shenderson@tacomacc.edu. 

 

Sustainability Garden Opening 

Wednesday, April 20, 1-4 p.m. 

Garden Opening April 20, 1-4 p.m. Welcome to TCC's Sustainability Garden. In this garden, we hope to grow healthy foods important to our community and to provide them at no cost to students. We're starting off the garden with a celebration. Come enjoy free food from the Greed Vegan food truck, ,giveaways, music and more! Questions? Contact kwright@tacomacc.edu

Be there for the Grand Opening of TCC's Sustainability Garden! The garden will grow healthy foods important to TCC communities and provide them at no cost to students. Celebrate with free food from the Greedy Vegan food truck, giveaways, music and more! 

The Garden is located in the former playground of the old Early Learning Center, between Buildings 20 and 21. Questions? Contact Kathy Wright: kwright@tacomacc.edu 

Virtual Earth Day Summit

Thursday, April 21, 4-6:30 p.m. 

This is a cross-institutional sustainability summit for studsents. If students can't make the whole thing, that is OK. The summit will showcase different sustainability organizations and then ehter will be a student discussion session at the end. Register: https://FORMS.GLE/JWSRSRH5115YUZUB

Students are invited to attend a virtual cross-institutional summit, even if they can't attend the entire event. The Summit will showcase different sustainability organizations, and there will be a student discussion. Register at HTTPS://FORMS.GLE/JWDSRSRH5115YUZUB. 

 

How to Become More Sustainable 

Friday, April 22 

Have you wanted to know how you can become more sustainable? Do you know what Tacoma accepts at their recycling center?

 

Have you wanted to know how you can become more sustainable? Do you know what the City of Tacoma accepts at the recycling center? The student publication "Titan Today" will publish a piece with guidance, helpful information, and useful resources for your personal journey towards sustainability. Visit the Titan Today Earth Week calendar in April for more information.