Celebrate with events all month long!


Have sustainability-related events happening in April? Send an email to sustain@umass.edu to get included in our Earth Month promotional materials! 


Thursday, April 4th 

Undergraduate Sustainability Research Awards Celebration and Presentation 

UMass Science and Engineering Library

5pm - 7pm

Explore the transformative social aspects of permaculture design principles with Abrah Dresdale, followed by presentations by recipients of the Libraries Undergraduate Sustainability Research Award.


Friday, April 12th 

Spring Farmer's Market 

Blue Wall Atrium

12pm - 4pm

Come check the fine array of crafts, plants, natural cosmetics, art, and more! 


Wednesday, April 17th 

School of Earth and Sustainability Annual Earth Day Event 

Olver Design Building

10am - 3pm

The day includes a student showcase, prominent speakers, a catered lunch, and a community workshop. Lunch and refreshments provided. Keynote Presenter is sponsored by SES and UMass Libraries. For more information, visit www.umass.edu/ses/earthday2019

10am: Student Showcase

11:30am: Dr Susanne Moser, "Hope in the Face of Climate Change: The Real New Deal"

1pm: Resilience World Cafe


Thursday, April 18th 

UMass Earth Day Festival 

Goodell Lawn

12pm - 4pm

Meet various sustainability-related organizations on campus (including vendors from the Farmer's Market) and in the greater Pioneer Valley! 


Friday, April 19th - Monday, April 22nd

UMass Outing Club (UMOC) Trips

Hiking, climbing, canoeing, caving, and much more! Sign up and look for trips on https://umoc.teamapp.com/


Wednesday, April 24th 

Electric Vehicle Test Drive Earth Day Event 

UMass Transit Building parking lot

10am to 2:30pm

Test drive or ride electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids from BMW, Chevy, Honda, Hyundai, Mercedes, Nissan, VW, Tesla and others. Event is open to all. UMass employees should register through UMass Workplace Education for a special EV overview workshop at 11 a.m. to get two hours of release time.


Friday, April 26th 

Clothing Repair Fair and Final Farmer's Market

Goodell Lawn

12pm - 4pm

Come check the fine array of crafts, plants, natural cosmetics, art, and more! Have clothes that need repairs or a cool upgrade? Sign up for a repair fair slot here!



2018 News Coverage of UMass Earth Day Events

News22 VideoUMass students discuss environmental issues ahead of Earth Day week ​from April 18, 2018

Daily Hampshire Gazette: Climate experts air state’s preparations for changes in weather from April 18, 2018