Environmental Science Club

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The Environmental Science Club at Georgia College & State University is a registered traditional student organization.  The purpose of the club is to educate students, staff, and faculty on environmental issues, improve environmental practices on campus and in the community, and sponsor environmental affairs and events.

 

To join the club, sign up on OrgSync, come to a meeting, or contact one of the officers below.  Dues are $25 per school year, or $15 per semester. 

 

Please 'like'our Facebook Page, and 'follow' our Twitter Feed to stay current with club activities.  To get in touch with us, just send us an email at gcenviroclub@gmail.com.

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Meetings

Club Meetings are every Monday at 8:00pm, in Arts & Sciences 270.   The Club also gets together at other times for for work group meetings.

 

 

Officers

President: Paul Murray
Vice President:
Claire Turner
Chief of Action:
Zoe Scott
Chief of Education: Audrey Greene
Secretary: Nicole Raisin
Treasurer: Seth Whitehouse
Philanthropy Chair: Nikita Harjani
PR & Marketing Chair: Sean Grimes
Gardening Liason: Cayla Sheehan
Sustainability Council Chair: Colin Randall
Student Green Fee Chair: Wesley Randall
SGA Liaison: Liz Rary
KMBB/Rivers Alive: Jon Whiting
Historian: Kelley Quinn

 

Movie Night

Once a month we gather to watch an environmentally themed movie.  Join our OrgSync or Facebook pages for more information!

 

Work Groups

We have two work groups involved in a variety of activities.   

 


    Action Work Group     Education Work Group
  • Campus Education activities, including EarthFest!

  • Field Trips to significant sites with professionals

  • Invited Speakers to meetings and university forums

  • Real Food Challenge

 

Special Events

 

Adopt-A-Stream Testing

In support of Georgia's Adopt-A-Stream program, we have adopted Fishing Creek and perform monthly testing.  Each month (first Friday at 3pm) we collect bacterial and chemical data; every three months we collect biological data as well.  Please direct your questions to our AAS coordinator.  

 

River Day- September 20, 2014

As part of the Georgia College ENGAGE outreach, the Environmental Science Club is participating in River Day at the Oconee River Greenway on Saturday, September 20th, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  We will be demonstrating environmental science activities and research projects ranging from water quality testing and geomorphological analyses to wildlife plant and animal identifications!  River Day is sponsored by the Milledgeville Kiwanis Club and the Circle K Club at Georgia College.

 

Georgia College Recycles Day- November 17, 2014America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day is an annual celebration of recycling efforts around the county.  Here at Georgia College, the Environmental Science Club is sponsoring Georgia College Recycles Day on Monday, Novemmber 17th, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  We will be distributing recycling information, having games and free prizes, collecting used electroncis to be decommissioned, and helping conduct a campus waste audit!

 

Power RidePower Ride

Once each month, the club sponsors a Power Ride, where we gather on bicycles and ride legally through the streets of Milledgeville to show our support for alternative travel and healthy commuting. 

 

 

 

EarthFest 2010

 

EarthFest 2014

EarthFest is a celebration of Planet Earth, complete with games, music, speakers, and activities for all ages.  It is a highlight of Georgia College EarthWeek.  This year, EarthFest is on Friday, 24 April 2015.  Check out all our exciting activities!!

 

Recyclemania!  Recyclemania!

The Environmental Science Club is participating in this year's Recyclemania, a nation-wide recycling contest between universities.  We're going up against some stiff competition, so we need your help!!