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Sustainamania

February 28 - March 31

SUSTAINAMANIA

Interested in ecology, climate justice, and community? Check out SAMU’s Sustainamaina programming running all March long. There are events, workshops, prizes, and more!

SUSTAINAMANIA TREASURE HUNT
OVER $1300 IN GUUSTO GIFT CARDS TO BE WON (13 WINNERS TO BE SELECTED)

It’s time for SAMU’s Sustainmania Treasure Hunt! Journey around Samu and Macewan’s campus to find our hidden Treasures.

Instructions:
  • Scan the QR Code after finding one of our treasures.
  • Watch the video, then Fill out the registration form on the respctive pages.
Note: 5 Treasures to find. Each registration is an additional entry. Good Luck
WILD CARD ALERT: ONE HIDDEN TREASURE TO BE FOUND (Equivalent to 10 entries)
 
Sustainmania Treasure Hunt Location Hints:
  • Hives on 5: Building 5, 3rd floor
  • CFW: Building 6, main floor
  • ReUse Center: Building 7, 2nd floor
  • Landbased Teaching: Building 9, 2nd floor
  • Sustainable business: Building 11, main floor
  • Wild Card: SAMU building, 3rd floor
Workshops and Events – Register to be notified for the event/events you would like to attend. 
WED. MARCH 2, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM | ZOOM | ADD TO CALENDAR

Join us as we discuss Goodwill’s sustainable and plastic diversion initiatives. This is followed by an overview of Re – Waste initiatives, tied in with Goodwill plastic projects. Then, join in an open conversation between Mortimer and Corey, as they talk about their working relationship/ partnership evolution.

Register to be notified

FRI. MAR. 25, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM | OUTSIDE (BUILDING 5) | Add to calendar

Want to learn about different ways to explore, learn and engage with the outdoors?
Canadian Wildlife Federation Youth Leadership Specialists will be leading an interactive workshop to introduce some concepts of environmental education. You’ll learn about local and online resources that you can use personally, for classes, or in your career.

Register Now | Event signup closes March 24.

TUES. MAR. 29, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | GOOGLE MEET | ADD TO CALENDAR

Don’t throw away resources. Learn how to reduce your waste with simple changes that can save you time, money, and the environment.

Register Now | Event signup closes March 24

THURS. MAR. 31, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM | KIHÊW WACISTON ( OUTSIDE) | ADD TO CALENDAR

Campfire teachings and environmentalism with elders and knowledge keepers for students and staff. There will be room for discussions following the event.

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check out our paid events and certifications 
MON. MAR. 7, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM | 9-323 THE KULE HEALTH LECTURE THEATRE (216) | $5

Join Dustin Bajer to learn about tree propagation, biodiversity, and growing a forest city! Leave this workshop with some new skills and a couple of trees (in seed form) to grow at home!

Get your tickets here | Limited Seats available
 
WED. MAR. 16, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM | TOWERS (BUILDING 6) | $5

Interested in making a bee hotel? Join Edmonton and Area Land Trust for bee hotel-making workshop. Bee hotels give native species bees a place to stay and bring more pollinators to your backyard.
Notice: Participants will be required to bring their own equipment e.g., Drill
Registration Required. Event signup by March 15.

Get your tickets here | Limited Seats available
Wed. Mar. 17 & 18 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm | zoom | $10

Want to become a city of Edmonton certified Urban Beekeeper? Join Samu’s Community Assistance Amelia Altmiks to learn about urban beekeeping and food sovereignty. This course will teach you about bee basics, hive maintenance, pest and disease control, registering your backyard beehive and the importance of food sovereignty community projects.
Upon completing this course, you will qualify to volunteer with MacEwan’s beehive project or start a hive of your own! This course generally costs $150-$350 but will be offered to MacEwan students for $10 during Sustainamania!

Get your tickets here | Event signup closes March 16 |
Note: ZOOM and CALENDAR invites will be sent 24-48hrs after ticket purchase
Do you have clothes you need off your hands? check out the event below.
THURS. MARCH 31, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM | RESIDENCE HALL | Add to Calendar

Do you have clothes you need off your hands? Are you interested in refreshing your closet? Or are you interested in promoting sustainability on campus? If you answered yes to any of these questions, visit the HuRDE at MacEwan x SAMU clothing swap during Sustainamania!

Drop off any washed and bagged clothing items any time during March at any of the designated drop-off locations below:

  • Building 6 (Griffin’s Landing)
  • SAMU Building (2nd Floor)
  • Building 9 (2nd Floor Robbins)
  • Allard Hall (Main Floor)

Details

Start:
February 28
End:
March 31