Saving the Darkness: How To Put A Dimmer on Light Pollution and Bring Back the Night Sky

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How many stars can you see from your home? For many Americans, the answer is only a handful. Our ancestors once saw thousands. The growing flood of artificial light pollution, and disappearance of our night skies, are taking a toll on people and animals. But there are ways to combat it. Kelsey Johnson, University of…

Silent Spring Revolution: John F. Kennedy, Rachel Carson, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and the Great Environmental Awakening

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Join bestselling author Douglas Brinkley for a lecture about his newest book, Silent Spring Revolution: John F. Kennedy, Rachel Carson, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and the Great Environmental Awakening. This event is sponsored by the Virginia Museum of History & Culture. New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed historian Douglas Brinkley chronicles the rise of environmental activism…

RVA Environmental Film Festival Screening: “Nature’s Cleanup Crew”

Richmond Public Library - Main Branch 101 E Franklin Street, Richmond, VA

Richmond Public Library is proud to present Nature's Cleanup Crew as part of the RVA Environmental Film Festival and invites the public to join in a critical, reflective conversation on how animals survive in the midst of a human environment. Nature's Cleanup Crew examines the lives of the busy scavengers who live among us in our cities, recycling the…

Growing Climate-Resilient Gardens in the City

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Wildlife gardens attract and support important pollinators such as butterflies, birds, and bees. Pollination is essential to life on earth; most flowering plants, including fruits and vegetables, depend on pollinators to produce fruit and seeds, yet climate change is threatening the survival of many of these species. Join Holly Gallagher from National Wildlife Federation to…

Registration Opens – Lewis Ginter Botantical Garden Pass Give-Away for Students

Off-Campus

Registration opens for students to reserve Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden passes! Limited passes are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration will be open from Monday, April 3rd until Thursday, April 6th (or once all tickets have been reserved). The registration link will only be available during the registration period: https://studentlifejsrcc.wufoo.com/forms/botantical-garden-pass-registration-spring-2023/ This registration form is…

Registration Closes – Lewis Ginter Botantical Garden Pass Give-Away for Students

Off-Campus

Registration closes for students to reserve Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden passes! Limited passes are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration will be open from Monday, April 3rd until Thursday, April 6th (or once all tickets have been reserved). The registration link will only be available during the registration period: https://studentlifejsrcc.wufoo.com/forms/botantical-garden-pass-registration-spring-2023/ This registration form is…