For our final executive meeting, the Eco Action executive board gifted past president, Haley Stauffer with a beautiful White Oak that they then planted on Old Main’s lawn. Members acknowledged the growth that they have all experienced throughout their time in Eco Action and how they wish to continue to nourish more learning opportunities within… Read more Eco Action’s first Tree Ceremony!
On Wednesday April 24th, Eco Action teamed up with the Vedic Society during our regular club meeting to discuss the concept of maintaining happiness in one’s life. Devamrita Swami is a world-traveling monk, a graduate of Yale, and the director of the Gita Nagari Eco Farm. Gita Nagari is the only USDA-certified slaughter free commercial dairy farm. None… Read more Sustainable Happiness event with Devamrita Swami
On a rainy Friday April 19th, 2019, Eco Action held their annual Earth Day Celebration in the HUB Robeson center from 3-8 pm. Tables from environmentally conscious organizations throughout Penn State and the State College community were present. Organizations included the Vegetarian Club, the Student Farm, Lion Launchpad, Habitat for Humanity, and the Sierra Club.… Read more Earth Day Celebration 2019
FebruAIRy was all about pollution and the impacts of various forms of energy use on the earth’s atmospheric conditions. As part of this month’s series, members traveled to the East Campus Power Plant to receive a tour from the Superintendent of Steam Services, Paul Moser and learn about Penn State’s energy history, the current status, and… Read more Eco Action tours Penn State’s East Power Plant as part of monthly focus on pollution
On Monday, February 25th, Eco Action showcased the power of plants at the Easterly Elementary annual Science Fair. Our first time tabling at the event, Eco Action members were able to show their stuff as they explained to elementary students, and other science fair attendees, the ability of plants to sequester carbon and act as… Read more Why YOU Should Care About Plants: Eco Action Presents at the Easterly Elementary Science Fair