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Earth Day with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Earth Day  with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Mike Alexander, Copy Editor

May 11, 2015


Filed under News, Top Stories

“Hard science, Tough Choices: Shaping the Future on a rapidly changing planet” was the theme of the ninth annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference hosted at the Monona Terrace April 20. Over 50 exhibitors, including Madison College, had booths set up to demonstrate the plethora of ways we can...

Earth Day at the library: Use less paper

Dana Ryals, Librarian

April 24, 2015


Filed under News

This year for Earth Day, instead of planting a tree or joining a roadside pick-up crew, why not adopt a new, earth-friendly habit? Planting trees and participating in roadside crews are certainly good ways to help the environment, but if we really want to shrink our carbon footprint, we also need to...

Celebrating Earth Day at Watertown, Fort Atkinson

Celebrating Earth Day at Watertown, Fort Atkinson

Clarion staff report

April 24, 2014


Filed under News

The Fort Atkinson and Watertown campuses recently held crafting events to celebrate Earth Day. Despite the unseasonably chilly weather, students enjoyed making various kinds of earth-friendly crafts and having lunch with their peers. More than 68 students and staff participated in the festivities...

Madison College graduate finds a new way to connect with nature in retirement

Madison College graduate finds a new way to connect with nature in retirement

Kait Vosswinkel, News Editor

April 10, 2012


Filed under Multimedia, News, Top Stories

The heavy pickup truck grunted and struggled up the steep, knotted hill. As I wound around the grassy slope, I caught my first glimpse of Harvey. Over his garden wall, I could see him pumping water into an old five-gallon bucket. The afternoon sun gave a golden tinge to the series of small, low, buildings...

Movie, shoe recycling celebrate Earth Day

Ryan Spoehr, News Editor

April 13, 2011


Filed under News

Earth Day may come once a year, but this year the opportunity is there to celebrate it twice. Earth Day events at the college are being pushed up to April 19 to accommodate the Good Friday holiday. Madison College Sustainability Alliance (MESA) is partnering with United Common Ground and the Madison...

Library can help you mark Earth Day

Debbie Deakin, Library staff

April 13, 2011


Filed under News

The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970.  The founder of this observance, which has since evolved into an annual event of global reach, was Wisconsin’s own Gaylord Nelson. Nelson was born and raised in Clear Lake, Wisconsin. From an early age he showed an appreciation for nature and...

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