Environmental Action Organization

SLU Seed to Table Summer Gardening Internship

Want to get paid to garden this summer?  Consider applying to become one of the first ‘Seed to Table' garden interns.

The Seed to Table interns will work from May - August on the Seed to Table garden and also participate in educational opportunities relating to environmentally friendly living and sustainable agriculture. Interns will work an average of five days a week and have two days off (both interns will not have the same days off) Interns will be paid a $4,000.00 stipend for the summer.  Funding is provided through the Mellon Foundation.  Housing will be covered.

The Interns will be expected to spend at least ten hours working with Seed to Table before the end of spring term.  Interns will be expected to take part in additional educational opportunities throughout the summer, and present a conclusion of their experience during a meal at the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester.

To apply download the application.

Day Without Shoes

Location: 
Everywhere
Date: 
April 5, 2011 12:15am - 11:45pm

St. Lawrence University....ARE YOUR TOES READY?!?!?!??! 

Children worldwide walk miles everyday without shoes increasing their risk of injury, infefction, and disease.

Join EAO and TOMS supporters across the world in showing that SLU cares about these kids by going barefoot for a day.

Picture on the Java Quad (in front of student center) at noon!

Do it in the Dark: Energy Competition

Location: 
All SLU Residences
Date: 
March 28, 2011 - April 15, 2011

Using our new Building Dashboard students will compete to achieve the greatest per person electricity reduction for their dorm or house.  Winners enjoy a mock-tail party.

 

The Building Dashboard allows building residents to see real-time electricity usage and updated competition raking as well as total amount of electricity reduced since the competition has begun.

Check out our green guide for electricity reduction tips

Details about the competition

Questions

Do it in the Dark: Energy Competition

From March 28th to April 15th dorms compete with dorms and houses with houses to achieve the greatest per person electricity reduction. Winners enjoy a mock-tail party. Visit our Building Dashboard frequently to see which residence is winning, how much your residence has saved and tips on reducing your electricity.

Real-time electricity usage of your residence

Details about the competition

Check out our green guide for electricity reduction tips

Questions

EAO Meeting

Location: 
Sykes Formal Lounge
Date: 
March 2, 2011 8:00pm

Come to EAO meetings to meet some cool people, share some ideas, and get involved with cool stuff like green-up days, climate change week, earth day, powershift, and reducing campus waste!

Power Shift 2011 Registration Meeting

Location: 
Sykes Formal Lounge
Date: 
February 21, 2011 7:00pm

Powershift is the nation's largest youth and largest environmental rally, with over 10,000 students joining together in Washington D.C. from April 15-18. SLU plans on being there, and if you want to come -this is the chance to sign up!It is a weekend of some of the biggest environmental activists getting students informed and pumped about pathways to clean energy, breaking down dirty energy, and getting big campus action, culminating into a HUGE student rally.

We have received some funding from the Mellon Grant and the cost of the trip will be very affordable if at all. And the BEST time to register is at THIS MEETING.

Get psyched, tell your friends, and get ready to register at the meeting. For more information check out our facebook page, and powershift2011.org if you have any question you can email elnich09@stlawu.edu or mmsloa08@stlawu.edu

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