Earth Week

Bowie State University is devoted to protecting our environment and keeping our campus and surrounding area clean and green. Earth Day 2022 is Friday, April 22.  BSU is celebrating the week of Earth Day with a versatile schedule of events coordinated by C4, the BSU Green Ambassadors, and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay.

2022 Earth Week Schedule

Monday, April 18

Rescheduled to Wednesday, April 20

 Campus Clean Up

BSU students and volunteers will pick up trash on campus in two primary areas, one of which is a part of campus that we plan to repurpose. Supplies provided. Community service credit available.

Location: Hilltop area directly behind Alex Haley Hall near the basketball/tennis courts


 Tuesday, April 19

Nature Walk

Explore the surrounding ecology on a short nature walk on a little-known hiking and biking trail right across Loop Road guided by a Naturalist with the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning.

Location: Intersection of W. Loop Road & Arena Drive, across Loop Rd from Lot J.

Register

Wednesday, April 20

 Movie on the Lawn Night

While having popcorn, students can bring blankets and chairs and watch a series of entertaining and educational short films dealing with the climate change crisis around the globe.

Location: Lawn area between McKeldin and Tubman Halls

Register

 Thursday, April 21

Arbor Day Tree Planting 

BSU students & volunteers are needed to improve our environment, beautify our campus, and find ways to absorb harmful carbon by planting trees and may also include mulching and planting of flowers! Community service credit available.

Location: Hilltop area directly behind Alex Haley Hall near the basketball/tennis courts

 Friday, April 22

Peace Park Rededication

Students encouraged to turn off all electronic devices for a few hours and come outside to participate in the re-dedication of "Peace Park." There will be music and a free vegetarian soul food truck!

Location: Hilltop area directly behind Alex Haley Hall near the basketball/tennis courts