Earth Week 2022

Red Wing Earth Week 2022: Educate · Advocate · Mitigate

It's time to invest in our planet. Together we can all make a difference! What will you do?

Dawn landscape Red Wing Earth Week April 18-24, 2022 Educate, Advocate, Mitigate
Artwork by Alyssa Riegelman

Red Wing Earth Week 2022, organized by a planning team of representatives from community organizations, is focused on accelerating solutions to combat climate change by activating our community. We will provide educational information and activities, encourage advocacy for policy and system change, and challenge everyone to adopt sustainable behaviors.   

This year we have a week full of activities, programs, challenges and educational opportunities for all ages. Please check out our schedule, the descriptions of our activities, programs, challenges and educational opportunities, and our Educate, Advocate and Mitigate tabs. Together we can all make a difference!

Events

  1. Featured
  2. Daily
  3. Challenges

Registration or tickets may be required

Tuesday, April 19

  • 12 p.m. – Lunch & Learn - Energy Smart for Businesses – Sponsored by Climate Coalition of Goodhue County at the Elks – Registration required
  • 6 p.m – Climate in Our Own Backyard: A Minnesota Perspective, Virtual Presentation by Mark Seeley – Hosted by League of Women Voters & Citizens Climate Lobby – Registration required
  • 7 p.m. – Learning on Tap –  Sponsored by Red Wing Community Education and Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance at Jimmy's Pub in the St. James Hotel – Ages 21+ – Registration required

Wednesday, April 20

  • 5:30-7 p.m. – A History of Sustainability Walking Tour of the Tower View Estate – Sponsored by the Anderson Center – Registration required
  • 6:30 p.m. – Peacestock: Militarism & the Environment – Hosted by Veterans for Peace at the Ignite Building – Registration (only if attending virtually; no registration required to attend in-person)

Thursday, April 21

Saturday, April 23

  • Sunrise to Sunset – Hike the Bluff – Sponsored by Friends of the Bluffs 
  • 4-6 p.m. – Electric Vehicle Show at the Red Wing High School 
  • 6:30 p.m. – Wild & Scenic Film Festival – Sponsored by Red Wing Environmental Learning Center – Tickets
  1. Educate
  2. Advocate
  3. Mitigate

Education and awareness have a large impact on climate change. It is our responsibility to be informed and help to inform future generations of the environmental challenges we face locally and globally. The more you know the more you grow. 

The focus of Red Wing Earth Week 2022 is on accelerating solutions to combat climate change by activating our community. In order to activate, we have to be educated.  Below are a variety of websites, videos and movies that will help everyone learn more about climate change and how it affects people and planet. The following list of educational websites, videos and curriculum is not exhaustive, but we hope it can serve to motivate others and suggest ideas for future education during Earth Week and beyond.

Websites

Curriculum Links

Additional Activities/Websites

Environmental Stewardship Institute (Career Development Program for High School Youth)

Bicycling Education

Hiking Trails

Videos

Movies/Documentaries (may be streamed from various services)

  • I am Greta
  • Before the Flood
  • Kiss the Ground
  • Merchants of Doubt
  • Chasing Ice