Troy University will host a week of educational events and activities aimed at increasing knowledge and understanding about the environment.
Earth Week, presented by the TROY Environmental Club, kicks off today on the main quad at the Troy Campus and lasts through Friday, April 26.
Among the events scheduled are:
Monday, April 22: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jonathan Miller will present displays on freshwater aquatic organisms.
Tuesday, April 23: From 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Liberty Dobbs of the Alabama Nature Center will present conservation education information.
Wednesday, April 24: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., students can make tie-dye shirts and slime.
Thursday, April 25: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., representatives from Whitewater Express rafting company from Columbus, Ga. will be on hand sharing information.
Friday, April 26: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., TROY alumnus Tanner Stainbrook will be on hand with reptiles and amphibians for Wildlife Day. A wildlife educator, Stainbrook will be available to talk about the animals he has rescued and provide interesting facts about reptiles and amphibians.
These events are free and open to the public. In addition to the events, information about the Environmental Club will be available and club t-shirts will be on sale as a fundraiser.