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Happy June! It's almost summer and although the campus and city gets a little quieter there's no shortage of eco-related events to keep you busy! How about joining an environment day in your ward? Or visiting a local farmers' market for some Ontario eats?

Here at U of T, congratulate graduates at convocation, or submit your ideas to the Healthy Generation Fund

Need a breather? Get outside for Bike Month or Canada's 150th birthday!

Greenest Regards,
Narisa, Jess and Dione
Help make your community greener by being a part of an environment day in your ward!
Farmers' Markets in Toronto
Summer is the perfect time to find a local farmers' market in your community! There are so many great, sustainable, and eco-friendly options that are offered.
 
Hart House Talking Walls Exhibition Space
Hart House is seeking proposals for their Talking Walls exhibition space. It's open to anyone in the community and the application deadline is rolling.

 
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Convocation 2017
Congratulations to the graduating class of 2017! Re-visit our 'Greener Grads' feature from last year to see how 4 students plan to take on the world. 
U of T student Anna Jiang is hoping to help farmers around the world with her device that senses when soil requires water and regulates flow without the use of electricity.
U of T's Future in Forest Science
U of T wants ideas from the community about how they can better support and strengthen forest science research and education.
Deadline: June 15th
The Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and the Institute for Global Health Equity & Innovation are taking submissions for innovations that promote equity in the healthcare system.
Hikes Around Toronto and the GTA
If you're looking to get active locally, there are many beautiful hiking trails right here in Toronto and the GTA!
Canada 150 Parks
Why not check out a national park or two to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday? With free admission to national parks till the end of 2017, this is a great opportunity to get outside and get active!
Impacts of Trump pulling out of Paris Accord
U of T Engineer Harnessing the Power of Solar Energy
How Carbon Tax Will Help Canada Move Closer to Paris Goals
U of T Professor on how humanities can help save the planet
Upcoming Events
Tomorrow! -- 8:30 - 4:00
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education is hosting a symposium discussing the role of sports in sustainability at U of T's Clara Benson building. You can still register 8:30-9am at the doors!
Tomorrow! -- 6:00 - 9:00
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is screening the Toronto premiere of Plastic Oceans Foundations' 'A Plastic Ocean' at the Fox Theatre on June 8th.
June 18
This annual all-ages event held at Rouge Beach Park is a great way to connect with nature and the Rouge River in the city.
June 21
The Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance is hosting a talk about climate financing in Ontario at the Munk School of Global Affairs.
June 21
Join the city of Toronto in honouring First Nation, Inuit, and Métis communities across Canada with its annual Sunrise Ceremony.
May 29 - June 30
Find a Bike Month event in your neighbourhood and get riding! There are hundreds of scheduled events such as guided bike tours, festivals, and much more!
Green Hacks: Compost
Don't forget to throw your food scraps into the compost!
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