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Marshall University to host Earth Week 2023: Invest in Our Planet

Earth Week plans are underway for a full week of events from April 10-14 on Marshall University’s Huntington campus.

The theme for Earth Week 2023 is Invest in Our Planet. Events throughout the week will include talks, demonstrations and teach-ins; however, the main activities will take place on Wednesday, April 12, on the Memorial Student Center Plaza and Buskirk Field from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., rain or shine.

“We are excited to host daily events that will allow students, staff, faculty and community members to participate in energy use workshops, alternative transportation events, environmental service, connecting with our community food-based systems and supporting social justice,” said Amy Parsons-White, sustainability manager at Marshall University.

Registration is now open for anyone who would like to table at the full day event or offer a workshop or talk. To sign up for a table, visit http://bit.ly/MUEarthDayTabling. To sign up to host a workshop or talk, visit http://bit.ly/MUEarthDaySpecialEvent. The deadline to register is Thursday, March 30.

Anyone who may have questions or is interested in participating or sponsoring another event during Earth Week is invited to contact Parsons-White by emailing parson133@marshall.edu. Members of the public, organizations and school groups are invited to attend the event. For more information on Marshall’s Sustainability Department, visit https://www.marshall.edu/sustainability.