Earth Week Activities
Outdoor Zoom Yoga
Starting Monday, April 19 at 6 a.m.
Join us for outdoor Yoga as we Salute the Sun and start off Earth Week. This yoga session was recorded and you can access it at any time here.
Tuesday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m.
Learn how to successfully plant your own succulent. All supplies (plant, pot and soil) provided for pick up! Registration required, limited number of tickets available. We will be playing a few fun games during the class. There will be prizes!
Facebook Live with Executive Chef Santana Diaz
Wednesday, April 21 at 12 Noon
Join us to prepare a recipe made from locally sourced sustainable food with Executive Chef Santana Diaz.
The State of Sustainability at UC Davis Health
Thursday, April 22 at 12 Noon
Hear how far we have come and learn more about our current sustainability projects and programs. We will be playing interactive games through the program and giving out prizes along the way!
David Attenborough’s A Life On Our Planet - Virtual Movie Screening
Friday, April 23 at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Please spend the evening with us and enjoy naturalist, David Attenborough’s new film virtually, with a short introduction from our Sustainability Director, Colleen McCormick.
UC Davis Health Honored by Practice Greenhealth
UC Davis Health was recognized for its environmental excellence by Practice Greenhealth, a nonprofit organization founded on the principles of positive environmental stewardship and best practices in the health care community. The specific accolades included:
• The Emerald Award for outstanding hospitals focused on advanced sustainability programs.
Congratulations to all the teams involved in these tremendous efforts!
Spotlight on Sustainability
A New Standard: Drought-tolerant Landscaping
Our response to the drought is well-illustrated by the new look of the Ellipse and surrounds at the hospital entrance. Grass was replaced with a combination of artificial turf and drought-tolerant plants. The new plants should really pop by Spring.
How can you help?
It's pretty easy being green! Find out how your every day practices can enhance our sustainability footing »