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Mon, Apr 18, 2022

Each year, Penn Sustainability and TreePhilly, a program of Philadelphia parks and Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy, partner to provide free trees to interested Penn and UPHS staff and faculty with a planting address in the City of Philadelphia. TreePhilly's mission is to grow Philadelphia's tree canopy to aid in stormwater management, natural cooling, and critical wildlife habitat. As of last May, we have given away 2,452 trees. Trees are given away on a first-come, first-served basis to those who pre-register. Register Here An Earth Week Event, hosted by TreePhilly.

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Tue, Apr 19, 2022| 10 - 11:30am

Penn's University Landscape Architect is leading a walking tour of Penn's campus, providing a great opportunity to get to know key ecological landscapes and practices and everything that makes Penn beautiful and biologically diverse. We will be meeting outside of College Hall at the Ben Franklin statue at 10 am. Please follow Penn's Public Health Guidance An Earth Week Event, hosted by Penn's University Landscape Architect & NatureRx

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Tue, Apr 19, 2022| 12 - 1:30pm

Supported by the Provost's Office, Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives, and Penn Libraries, Wellness Walks are lead by staff, faculty, and students across campus. This is a great opportunity to get outside, learn something, and meet your fellow Penn students, staff, and faculty. A Wellness Week Event, hosted by Penn Campus Recreation & Penn Food and Wellness Collaborative.

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Wed, Apr 20, 2022| 4 - 5pm

Join us for yoga at the Penn Park Farm! A Wellness Week Event, hosted by Penn Campus Recreation & Penn Food and Wellness Collaborative.

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Thu, Apr 21, 2022| 12 - 1:30pm

“Net zero” has gone from a scientific concept to a demand of fringe activists, to a mainstream organizing principle for mitigation in record time. After COP26, at least 90% of the global economy is covered by some kind of net zero pledge. But having reached the “end of the beginning” of net zero—a near-universal commitment to the destination climate science says we need to arrive at by the middle of the century—a more difficult phase emerges. A concept describing a global outcome must be operationalized for individual countries, regions, cities, sectors, and companies. Pledges must become...

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Thu, Apr 21, 2022| 5:30 - 8:30pm

oin Climate Leaders @ Penn for some Sustainable drinking at B-Corp certified Triple Bottom Brewing (TBB). Tess Hart, one of TBB's founders, will join us to tell us about their journey, the founding of TBB and the motivations for (and ramifications of) being a certified B-corp. The presentation will be followed by an opportunity to sample a number of TBB's delicious locally-crafted beers! All graduate students welcome! An Earth Week Event, hosted by Climate Leaders @ Penn.

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Fri, Apr 22, 2022| 1 - 4pm

Come out to College Green on a lovely Friday afternoon to see all of the activities and festivities planned by the many student environmental groups at Penn for the annual Green Fest. An Earth Week Event, hosted by the Penn Environmental Group.

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Sat, Apr 23, 2022| 9am

The Philadelphia Water Department, Penn Sustainability, Penn SEAS Green Team and Philly Canoe Club are teaming up with you to clean up our city river banks along the Schuylkill River! At 9:00AM, Saturday, April 23rd, we will meet at Philly Canoe Club at 4900 Ridge Ave. We will provide cleanup supplies, briefly explain our plans, and help carpool to our cleanup location at Flat Rock for those who would prefer to leave cars at Philly Canoe Club. Cleanup location (~10:00AM for those going straight to cleanup location): We will be cleaning up the Flatrock portion of the Schuykill about 10-15...

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Sat, Apr 23, 2022| 12 - 4pm

Join Penn Sustainability and UC Green for some tree planting at the Woodlands Cemetery! Enjoy some time bonding with nature during the Earth Week festivities. An Earth Week Event, hosted by UC Green.