Community welcome to celebrate Earth Week with Adams State


Adams State University invites community members to celebrate Earth Week, April 14-19, through a number of campus events. Earth Week activities are coordinated by Adams State's sustainability group, EARTH (Environmental Action for Resources, Transportation, Health).

Sunday, April 13

  • Leave No Trace Hike to Mosca Pass
    Pre-register with Adams State Adventure Programs (ASAP) by April 9 at 6 p.m. Details available by calling 719-587-7813.

Monday, April 14

  • Rio Grande Cleanup
    4-5:30 p.m., meet at 4 p.m. in front of the ASU Track Bubble on Sunset Dr.

Wednesday, April 16

  • Sustainability Booths
    11a.m. to 2 p.m., Student Union Building, First St.
  • Mats for Veterans - learn to make mats out of recycled grocery bags
  • Upcycling Booth - learn to make useful items out of pallets
  • Bike to Campus Day - stop by on your bike and win a prize!
  • ASU Recycles Mural Contest - one talented artist will have their work displayed on campus.
  • I Commit to Sustainability - a challenge hosted by Sodexo Foods
  • Green Home Design - learn to build a sustainable home
  • Wilderness Act 50th Anniversary - info on the Wilderness Act

Thursday, April 17

  • Keynote Lecture: "Declining Habitat of the Rio Grande"
    By Rick Snaderbeck and Corey Kanuckel, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
    7 p.m., Porter Hall 130, refreshments at 6:30p.m.

Saturday, April 19

  • Reduce and Reuse Garage Sale
    7 a.m. to Noon, Student Union Building
    Drop off items at the garage sale
  • Campus Garden Work Day
    Meet at 9 a.m. at the corner of West and First Street, East Campus (formerly Evans School)  Bring wheelbarrows and shovels