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Pollinator Festival 2019

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Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10 am to 2 pm - Join the Friends of Patuxent as they celebrate the magnificent pollinators of North America. See biologists and volunteers tag monarch butterflies. Discover how domestic and native bees sustain your environment. Join a guided nature walk. Children and family fun activities. Please click on the link below for more information and free registration.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pollinator-festival-2019-registration-66800436905
This notice is provided by Friends of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center and Refuge. Please visit our webpage (http://www.friendsofpatuxent.org) for more information on our programs and activities.

Energypath 2019

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Energypath 2019 will focus on “Financing the Energy Future”. With innovations in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies emerging at an exponential rate, our energy portfolio is becoming increasingly sustainable. This shift towards a more sustainable future is made easier by recent advancements in energy financing. This conference will feature both energy and financial experts who will present financing options that support this growing shift towards renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Energypath 2019 will be held July 25, 2019. Pre-conference energy camps will be held July 22-24. On Thursday, July 25th, there will be a conference, an expo and middle and high school science fairs. For a detailed schedule, please visit our agenda page.

Energypath 2019 will be held at DeSales University:

           DeSales University
           2755 Station Avenue
           Center Valley, PA 18034

CAMPS:
Introduction to Sustainable Energy Introduction to Sustainable Energy is the perfect course…

Early Summer NSF Grad Fellowship Info Session

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP INFORMATION SESSIONS
ARE YOU PLANNING GRADUATE STUDIES TOWARD A PH.D. IN SCIENCE, MATH, ENGINEERING, SOCIAL, OR BEHAVIORAL FIELDS?
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) is the largest and one of the most prestigious awards available to support graduate studies toward Ph.D.’s in science, math, engineering, and social/behavioral fields. The NSF award provides 3 years of support, with an annual stipend of $34,000. You can learn more about the NSF award at www.nsfgrfp.org
199 MARYLAND SENIORS, RECENT ALUMNI, AND GRADUATE STUDENTS HAVE WON NSF GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS IN THE PAST 6 YEARS!
IMPORTANT: Students may apply TWICE for the NSF GRFP - once before starting graduate studies, and once during the first two years of graduate study. To enhance your chance of success is it essential to apply at each opportunity.
We are offering two EARLY NSF GRFP information sessions for students planning to apply this Fall 2019 or in subsequent yea…

Virtual Career Conference

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For more information go here

Becoming and Outdoors-Woman - Workshops

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More information here

NAEP National Conference in Baltimore

Join the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) for a Free Career Development Workshop for students and emerging professionals on Sunday, May 19 from 1:30 – 5:30 PM. The workshop will cover both current trends in environmental careers and professional development. Attendees will also hear from someone on the benefits of starting your own student chapter. Afterward, attendees are welcome to attend the Opening Reception on their own or alongside the workshop hosts. Attendees will also have the opportunity to obtain a free resume review from environmental and career professionals.
Agenda

CAREER EXPERTS

1:30 – 1:45 PM Introductions
1:45 – 2:00 PM Ricardo Calvo | ERM, Environmental Planner
2:00 – 2:15 PM Ava Richardson | MPH, Food Matters Technical Advisor, Baltimore Office of Sustainability
2:15 – 2:30 PM FED/Military (TBA)
2:30 – 2:45 PM Timothy Michalowski | GISP
2:45 – 3:15 PM Panel
3:15 – 3:45 PM Break/Networking

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

3:45 – 4:00 PM About Student Chapters:…

Paris to Pittsburgh - Documentary Screening

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Ocean Acidification Lecture

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NatureRx - Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day 2019, Department of Kinesiology Assistant Professors Shannon Jette and Jennifer D. Roberts, along with partners across the UMD campus invite you to the NatureRx @ UMD launch. With support from the University of Maryland School of Public Health, this day will be filled with activities that celebrate the beauty, bounty and splendor of our planet. NatureRx @ UMD is a new and burgeoning movement, represented by numerous individuals and units within the University of Maryland College Park community, who have come together with a shared passion for the many ways in which the landscape of our campus arboretum and other recreation spaces can heal and preserve the health and well-being of every person.  Please join us as we launch this exciting and new campus organization. NatureRx @ UMD Launch Date Events​ | Earth Day - Monday, April 22, 2019 For more info go here

Earth Day Clean Up

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Come out this Saturday for a cleanup in partnership with SCoop and We Are Water! See the attached flyer and RSVP using this form! They will do some cleaning up of Paint Branch and then host an art workshop after

Careers in Environmental Health

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Environmental health focuses on the intersection of the natural and built environment and human health. Through science research, policy, communication, and education, environmental health professionals improve the lives of individuals and communities. No matter what their field of focus, environmental health professionals work to promote human health and solve environmental issues including air and water quality, hazardous waste, and infectious diseases. In this career panel, students will learn about career paths within environmental health from employers and alumni, who are experts in their field. Students will also have the opportunity to network with panelists and learn about potential internship or job opportunities. Students from all majors are welcomed to attend. Click here to RSVP

Conservation Career Panel

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Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL) Events & Internships

Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL). Citizens' Climate Lobby is a nonprofit environmental organization that works on solutions for climate change. They are inviting students to apply for the following opportunities to further their education and civic engagement on climate change, an issue that is very important to my generation.
2019 CCL June Conference Registration is open for the2019 Citizens' Climate International Conference and Lobby Day!  The conference takes place June 8-11 in Washington DC. This wonderful event features two and a half days of speakers, workshops, and networking sessions on climate change and one day of meetings with members of Congress. On Lobby Day, our volunteers meet with over 500 congressional offices on Capitol Hill (that's every member of Congress). Students can use code STUDENT50 for a 50% discount. Please register by May 1. Download our flyer.
CCL is offering scholarships to assist people of color and conservatives to come to the conference. For…

MARYLAND CENTER FOR UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ­ ­ UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH DAY - ­ APRIL 17, 2019

MARYLAND CENTER FOR UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ­ ­ UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHDAY - ­ APRIL 17, 2019
PRIORITY REGISTRATION DEADLINE - TUESDAY APRIL 9
Francis DuVinage, Director ­- Erin Sorensen, Coordinator ­ http://www.ugresearch.umd.edu/
Have you been involved in research as an undergraduate, either as an individual or as part of a team, at Maryland or beyond? Would you like the opportunity to present your work in poster-format at Maryland¹s largest, most visible and diversified showcase for undergraduate researchaccomplishments?
Then present your research at Undergraduate ResearchDay on Wednesday, April 17, 2019! 
Click here for URD online information and the URD registration form!
Priority deadline to submit your proposal: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 

The Aspen Institute Career Open House

The Aspen Institute Career Open House Thursday, April 11th, 2019 4pm-6pm Smith Conference Room
2300 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
The Aspen Institute is hiring! We are recruiting for summer internships and full-time positions. Potential candidates will have the opportunity to meet hiring managers and learn about our work. Attendees will also have the chance to hear from current staff members about their experience as Aspen Institute employees. This event is open to internal and external candidates. Available positions can be accessed here.
Attendees can register through this link- Aspen Institute Open House Registration.Advanced registration is encouraged.

Restore's Internship Night

A reminder that RESTORE's annual Internship Night is this Tuesday, March 26th from 6:30-7:30PM in room ANSC0412!
At Internship Night, RESTORE (previous ENST Society now open to ALL majors!) will help you learn where to find and how to apply to environmental internships. Come for a brief talk about where to find internships, presentations from current students about internship experiences they've had, AND free pizza.

Take advantage of this casual, informal way to learn about resources you need to get an internship. No need to dress up or bring any materials - come by and enjoy some useful information, free snacks and pizza!
PLEASE RSVP by tonight at 8pm HERE

MANRRS General Body Meeting

Thursday, March 28th   5:30 - 6:30 PM  Symons Hall 0118


"MANRRS is a national society that welcomes membership of people of all racial and ethnic group participation in agricultural and related science careers. MANRRS members are encouraged to be full participants in other professional societies for their basic disciplinary and career interests. However, MANRRS attempts to provide networks to support the professional development of minorities. It is a springboard for their entry into and advancement in careers where they otherwise could be lost in the sheer number and established connections of mainstream participants. For student members, MANRRS provides role models and networking opportunities. MANRRS also offers students opportunities to enhance leadership and organizational and public speaking skills, and to experience professional critique of scholarly worked in a “user-friendly” environment."

Call for Volunteers - Residence Hall Waste Audits

Call for Volunteers - Residence Hall Waste Audits
Facilities Management, Residential Facilities, and Dining Services are collaborating to conduct a series of waste audits of campus residence halls. At a University of our size, there is an enormous amount of waste generated. In order to better understand this waste, it is critical that we have reliable data to properly plan for, manage, and ultimately minimize all types of waste. We are holding a series of waste audits throughout the Spring semester to gather data for the evaluation and improvement of our waste program. Audits will be held on select Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. outside of Maryland stadium. The sign up link can be found below.
To support these audits, we are looking for student volunteers. Volunteers will be provided with the knowledge and the necessary materials to correctly identify, sort, and weigh waste items. Volunteers will also be given a swag bag for sustainable living.
We have created online forms to facili…

Agricultural Internships Info Session

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RESTORE’s Internship Information Night!

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