Celebrate Earth Month

Here are some ways to celebrate Earth Month on the Pleasantville campus.
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Wednesday, April 6

Environmental Career and Internship Fair

12:00pm – 2:00pm
Virtual Event

Students: Join this virtual career and internship fair to speak directly to organizations from the New York City and Hudson Valley regions looking to hire interns, summer employees, and full-time employees in environmental and sustainability fields.



Friday, April 8

Garden Club Meeting

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Meet in the Environmental House Conference Room

Join us for our first Garden Club meeting of the season! This informal club welcomes all Pace faculty and staff who are interested in gardening. Come exchange ideas, recipes, and techniques and check out the Pleasantville Organic Vegetable Garden. Email Angelo Spillo at
aspillo@pace.edu to be added to the email distribution list.

Wednesday, April 13

“Bee Aware”

11:00am – 12:00pm
Environmental Center Pavilion

Did you know approximately 1/3 of all the food Americans eat is directly or indirectly derived from honeybee pollination? Learn more about these amazing creatures and the environmental issues that have decimated honeybee populations. Maggie Schwed, beekeeper at the Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, will give a presentation with live honeybees. (Demonstration is weather permitting.)

Tuesday, April 19

“Get Dirty” Gardening Workshop

1:00pm – 2:30pm (come and go as you please)
Pleasantville Organic Garden

Interested in gardening? At these workshops, you’ll learn about some of the regenerative garden principles we apply in Pace’s Organic Vegetable Garden, how we prepare the soil, and how vegetables are planted. No experience is necessary. Come ready to work, get dirty and have some fun! Preregister by sending an email to aspillo@pace.edu.

Thursday, April 21

Annual Tree Planting Ceremony

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Meet at the Environmental Classroom

What better way to embrace a month dedicated to the Earth than planting a tree? Come join NATURE, the Pleasantville environmental club for our annual tree planting celebration.

Friday, April 22

Fit Walk

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Meet at the Environmental Classroom

Get outside and get some exercise while enjoying the natural beauty on campus. Sam Miller will lead us on a hike along the Nature/Fitness Trail adjoining the Environmental Center. Appropriate clothing would be hiking boots or sneakers, long pants and layers according to weather/temperature. Sunscreen and drinking water are also suggested. Contact Sam Miller at smiller3@pace.edu for more information.

Thursday, April 28

“Get Dirty” Gardening Workshop

12:30pm – 2:00pm (come and go as you please)
Pleasantville Organic Garden

A second chance to get your hands dirty in the Pleasantville Organic Vegetable Garden! If you’re interested in gardening, these workshops will teach you some of the techniques we utilize in Pace’s Vegetable Garden. Preregister by sending an email to aspillo@pace.edu.

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