Earth Fest 2009



A week-long celebration of Planet Earth!


Education, Action, and Fun!!


There is a work group for Earth Fest '09.  Please join up by contacting the GCSU Environmental Science Club, check out our Facebook Group, or just come to one of our meetings.


Planned Activities:

Monday, April 20

Environmental Science Club meeting

Herty 252, 8:00-9:00pm

Contact: Justin Morgan,



Tues, April 21

Green Living Forum

Panel discussion and Q&A on the topic of “how to live green”

A&S Auditorium, 5:30-7:00pm

Contact: Zach Gilbert,



Wednesday, April 22


Street legal bicycle ride around Milledgeville

GCSU Bobcat (Front Campus), 5:00-6:00pm

Contact: Tony Morris,


Environmental Movie Night

11th Hour: An environmental documentary with important options for humans

A&S 370, 8:00-10:00 pm

Contact: Kelley Smith,



Thursday, April 23

Recycle Drive

Bring your recyclable materials to a collection point on Front Campus

GCSU Front Campus, 10:00am-5:00pm

Contact: Kelley Smith,


Climate Challenge Camping

Demonstration of low-energy living on front campus

GCSU Front Campus, 6:00pm-11:00am

Contact: Chelsea Losh,



Friday, April 24

Arbor Day Tree Planting
Tree planting in honor of Arbor Day

TBD, 10:00am-12:00pm
Contact: Justin Morgan,


Oconee Greenway Cleanup

Part of the Great American Cleanup, volunteers removing litter from the Greenway (please bring clothing and gloves suitable for working in wet mud and thorns).

Oconee River Greenway (beneath Hwy 22 bridge), 2:00-5:00 pm

Contact: Doug Oetter,, 478-445-8274



Saturday, April 25 

Earth Day Festival!!!

Music, activities, education, food, crafts, and more!!  Free admission.

GCSU Front Campus, 11:00am-10:00pm

Contact: Justin Morgan,, 706-340-5907



T-shirts and tie-dying
School group events

Giveaways and prizes

Recycled paper airplane contest (using recycled paper)
Recycled cardboard fort building
Pitch and putt (ball/disc)
Bocci ball
Slack Line




Biofuel generator



Sunday, April 26

Nature Hike

Bring your bike or your hiking shoes out for a nature experience.

Bartram Forest- Selma Irwin Entrance (off Vinson Hwy across from Kidd Building), 3:00 pm.

Contacts: Tony Morris,












Come join us for a week of Earth-friendly activities as we celebrate Earth Day in style!


Contacts: Justin Morgan,, 770-815-2890

Kelley Smith,

Doug Oetter,, 478-445-7379







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23 Jan 09