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Environment / Sustainability

NR Days celebration April 14-17

April 10, 2009

Join the Warner College of Natural Resources for the annual "NR Days" celebration! Activities are organized for the campus community to celebrate Colorado State University's current and historical dedication to our natural resources and the environment.

Tuesday, April 14

5:30 p.m.  Conservation Enforcement Careers Panel, Natural Resources Building Room 109 

Students often overlook conservation enforcement careers because they think they’ll be a cop. Not so!

While law enforcement is a part of the job, 95 percent of people encountered are simply enjoying the outdoors. Fish & Wildlife departments, parks, county open spaces, and others in charge of conservation are hiring for these positions.

The panel will share benefits and ways conservation enforcement careers make a difference for the environment. This is a level three Outdoor Adventure and Education Justice workshop for the REAL Experience.  All interested students are welcome to attend.

For more information, contact Bobby Kunstman at (970) 491-0444.  The event is co-sponsored by SLiCE and the Warner College of Natural Resources

Wednesday, April 15

9-11 a.m.  Pancake Breakfast in front of Natural Resources Building

11 a.m.-1 p.m.  Barbecue, Slacklining, and Xi Sigma Pi Tie Dye (donations accepted)

11 a.m.-3 p.m.  The Jamestown Potion Band performs live on the Lory Student Center Plaza.  Also, try out the rock wall and find out more about the Warner College of Natural Resources at a variety of information tables.

Thursday, April 16

5 p.m.  Warner College of Natural Resources Banquet, Lory Student Center North Ballroom

Students and faculty are welcome to attend the annual Natural Resources Banquet in the North Ballroom of the Lory Student Center. There will be a presentation by a group of student mountaineers.  An awards ceremony will honor students and faculty members. Free food, a cash bar, and live music will also be on hand.

Friday, April 17

10 a.m.-2 p.m.  Research Symposium, Natural Resources Building Room 100

11 a.m.-1 p.m.  "Slow Bike Race" in front of the Natural Resources Building


Contact: Ethan Billingsley
E-mail: ethan.billingsley@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-4994