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The Dane County area is offering many Earth Day activities to get involved in

The Dane County area is offering many Earth Day activities to get involved in

Hannah Dotzler, Copy Editor April 21, 2021

There are many ways you can show your support for environment protection this Earth Day. To celebrate our planet, both Madison College and the Dane County area are offering several earth-friendly activities...

Switch the plastic shampoo and conditioner bottles for some environmentally friendly bar soap.

Turn your household ecofriendly one step at a time

Paige Zezulka, Copy Editor April 21, 2021

With Earth Day being right around the corner, it is the perfect time to think about some simple things we can change in our households to help reduce our carbon footprint. Obviously, change is not...

Astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson speaks at an Earth Day event at the Monona Terrace.

Earth Day with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Mike Alexander, Copy Editor May 11, 2015

“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...

Earth Day at the library: Use less paper

Dana Ryals, Librarian April 24, 2015

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...

Students at Fort Atkinson and Watertown campuses celebrate Earth Day by painting flower pots, making bird feeders, and other nature friendly crafts.

Celebrating Earth Day at Watertown, Fort Atkinson

Clarion staff report April 24, 2014

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...

Sod house

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

Kait Vosswinkel, News Editor April 10, 2012

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...

Movie, shoe recycling celebrate Earth Day

Ryan Spoehr, News Editor April 13, 2011

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...

Library can help you mark Earth Day

Debbie Deakin, Library staff April 13, 2011

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...

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