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Volunteers Needed!

We are currently looking for 5 volunteers to talk to elementary school students about their ENST experiences and opportunities. You will speak for about 2-3 minutes about your experience and answer the questions of curious 5th grade students. A great opportunity to introduce the importance of Environmental Science to future scientists!

Needed for May 10th from 1:15pm to 2:15pm

If you are interested in volunteering this day, please contact mbarton@umd.edu

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

Volunteer Opportunity - Elmer Wolfe Elementary

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Description: 5 volunteers are needed to give about a 2 or 3-minute talk on their time in ENST to 5th graders, what things they've enjoyed about the department, what opportunities they've enjoyed, etc, and to answer questions from 5th graders

Location: Elmer Wolfe Elementary School in Carroll County

Date: April 10th 1:15 to 2:15

Email: Meredith Ena Barton Bohannon, mbarton@umd.edu, for more info

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…