FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – It is the Earth Day’s 45th anniversary and there are many events to celebrate on the UA campus.

“There’s actually quite a few things going on this Earth Day,” said Katie Ferran, with the Office for Sustainability.

The Razorback International Relations Association is hosting a commemoration from 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. at University of Arkansas Union. This event will promote awareness about climate change and sustainability in the city of Fayetteville.

The Office for Sustainability is coordinating the Earth Day Vendor Fair on Wednesday, an information tabling event from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Union International Connections Lounge.

“[There are] tables registered to groups like Ozark Natural Foods, City of Fayetteville Recycling and Office for Environmental Affairs, CSES Club, CLEAResult, Keep America Beautiful, the Student Sustainability Club, and a bunch more!” said Ferran.

The Association of Graduate Student Artists hosts its 1st Annual Earth Day MFA Poetry Reading at noon, on the NE Quad in front of Mullins.

The Office of Sustainability is also promoting the Dr. Jeanne Whayne’s Earth Day presentation from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Mullins Library, room 104.

The Office of Sustainability partnered with the Beaver Watershed Alliance for a Mullins Creek Cleanup from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


 By Meghan Anderson, Agricultural Communications Experiential Learning Lab Reporter