What's New at the Sustainability Office
Spring Pruning Workshop
Spring Pruning Workshop
Saturday May 9, 2015
9:30am - 3:00pm
The Sustainability Office is offering a FREE one day workshop in partnership with Environment Hamilton and Orchard People. The workshop includes a hands-on, on-site pruning exercise in the Fennell Orchard.
Participants will learn about:
- Spring Pruning and Care
- Pests and Disease: Identification and Control
- Maintenance: Caring for your Trees Year-Round
Spaces are limited! RSVP to email@example.com to reserve your spot!
Upcoming Earth Day Events in our Community
The 19th Annual Tree Planting Festival
Earth Day Hamilton - Burlington is a volunteer based non-profit organization. They envision a community where every day is Earth Day. This year "Earth Day - Hamilton - Burlington" is hosting it's annual tree planting festival. Join your community in support the plantation of 1000 trees. Enjoy the festival's live music, exhibits, and birds of prey.
Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Churchill Park
Planting gets underway at 10:00am; Festival starts at 11:00am.
The Escarpment Project Annual Clean-up
The Escarpment Project is one of the largest volunteer environmental clean up events in Hamilton. The community is invited to participate by cleaning up litter, handing out supplies, or hiking and video taping the event. The goal of the escarpment project is to remove all litter and debris within the forests and trails to return it to its natural beauty.
Date: Saturday, April 26, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
Locations: Click Here for list of project locations
The Escarpment Project welcomes volunteers!
You are officially invited to GET INVOLVED for the annual clean up.
EMP 2.0: Raising the Bar on Sustainability at Mohawk!
Mohawk College is committed to conducting business in ways which positively impact people, the environment and the economy. As momentum builds at the individual, community, national and international levels, Mohawk will continue to be a leader in the sustainability movement.
The Environmental Management Plan update (EMP 2.0) reaffirms Mohawk’s commitment to reducing its impact on the environment, and ensures social and financial resiliency while providing opportunities to engage staff, students and the community in an ever-growing culture of sustainability. EMP 2.0 will continue to act as the leading policy document and blueprint that will play a vital role in Mohawk's future success, as the sustainability movement progresses from a grassroots movement to a global reality.
At Mohawk College, Environmental Sustainability is one component of our overall sustainability efforts
Along with social and financial sustainability, our environmental sustainability is a cornerstone of our Strategic Plan. We feel it is our responsibility to work alongside our community, businesses, other Colleges and Universities, and individuals to promote environmental awareness and sustainability. For decades, we have been reducing our impact on the planet and as we move forward, we are creating policies that ensure a prosperous future for generations to come.
- Restricted-Access Bike Parking FacilityAre you a cyclist looking for a safe place to store your bike on campus?
- MoCoModal - Your Fennell Campus Travel AidThe Mohawk College Multi-Modal Travel Plans (MoCoModal) recommends different travel options available to you to get to campus.
- Local and Sustainable Food