Eco April 2014
It's Not Just One Day!
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, launched the modern environmental movement. For more information on Earth Day, please visit the Earth Day Network. Longwood carries on this tradition every year with different events celebrating Earth Day throughout the entire month of April
Birdhouse Winners for Earth Day 2014
April 2014 Events
All Longwood-sponsored Earth Month events are free and open to the public except where indicated.
March 16 – April 19 – "7 Habitats"
Exhibit by Prince Edward Elementary School
2014 Annual Area Youth Art Month, LCVA
March 22 - Tree Give Away - Town of Farmville, HOVMG
9:00 am - noon - Walmart Garden Center
March 29-April 4 - Photo Contest: Flora or Fauna"
April 1 – Gerry Ellis, Nature Photographer
7:00 Bedford Auditorium
"The Broken Mirror: Reflections on Great Apes Extinction"
April 2, 9, 16, 23 30 - Tours of Longwood's Biomass Furnace
1:00-4:00 every Wednesday
April 4-5 – Virginia Geographic Bee (Nat. Geog. Bee)
1:00 (on the 5th) - Final Round - Jarman Auditorium
April 5-11 - Photo Contest: "Close up"
April 7 – Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods
10:30 – Nature walk with 4th graders and others
Farmville Train Station
12:00 – Lunch and Symposium (by invitation)
4:00 - Public address – Jarman
5:00 - Tree planting and reception
7:00 - Higher Ed Env Ed Professionals (by invitation)
April 9 - Longwood's new Environmental Education Center
4:00 ground breaking ceremony - LU North Campus
April 12-18 - Photo Contest: "Hand of Man"
April 16 – Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, Carl Lombardi
Theatrical performance with audience participation
Molnar Auditorium, Wygal Hall – 7:00 p.m.
April 19-25 - Photo Contest: "Patterns, Shapes or Textures"
April 21 – Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary
9:00-3:00 – Workshops: "Operation Respect and
Environmental Respect," Moton Museum
7:00 p.m. – Concert, Moton Museum
Funding in part by the Albert I. Pierce Foundation.
April 21-23 - Exhibits on Brock Commons
April 22 - EARTH DAY
Announcement of Bird House competition winners
April 25 - ARBOR DAY
12:00 - Tree planting and Rain Barrel Workshop
April 26 - "Tree Talk" with David Fowlkes & Al Lookofsky
10:00 on the Sarah Terry Trail at Wilke Lake Park
April 28-May 2 - Photo Contest - Display and Awards