Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Earth Extravaganza

Saturday, April 20, kicked off Earth Extravaganza week here at Channel Islands with the restoration of Long Grade Creek. On Monday, the Green Generation Club along with OPC and other student organizations gathered to celebrate Arbor Day and to showcase sustainable practices occurring at CI. . The day culminated with the presentation of the Tree Campus USA Plaque to Ysabel Trinidad, Vice President of Finance and Administration. The day’s events were captured by a reporter for the Ventura County Star and can be seen here: http://www.vcstar.com/news/2013/apr/23/csu-channel-islands-highlights-green-efforts-day/ . Earth Extravaganza's last event was held behind Yuba Hall. John Fluharty of the OPC Grounds Department along with Austin Eriksson lead students and volunteers from the community in planting a variety of Palm trees in what was a barren space along Rincon Drive. 

Grounds worker John Fluharty educates students during Palm Garden Planting

Raudel Banuelos presents the Tree USA plaque to VP Ysabel Trinidad 

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