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Sandia celebrates Earth Month

Learn about Earth Month events and find Teams links by visiting the Earth Day 2023 page on the Climate Security website, the Earth Month page on the Environment, Safety & Health Confluence website or by reading Sandia Daily News.

In addition to the events below, the Labs is offering many community involvement opportunities during April. Join co-workers cleaning up a trailhead, volunteering at a food bank and more to make a difference in the local community. Contact Katrina Wagner or Michelle Walker-Wade for more information.

Natural Burial Presentation

Wednesday, April 12, noon-1 p.m. MT

Learn how natural burial options are minimally impactful to the environment.

Nature Therapy Presentation

Monday, April 17, noon-1 p.m. MT

Nature therapy, also referred to as ecotherapy, is the process of being in nature to boost mental and physical health. Join this information session to learn how to reduce stress, improve mood and boost your immune system.

Nate Hagens on Sustainability

Tuesday, April 18, 11 a.m.-noon MT

Join us to hear from Nate Hagens, an expert on sustainability. Hagens will present virtually to share his insights on how we can make a positive impact on the environment.

Jeremy Hoffman: The Geography of Climate Inequity

Wednesday, April 19, noon-1 p.m. MT

Join us for a virtual and in-person presentation from Jeremy Hoffman, chief scientist at the Science Museum of Virginia and geography professor at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Environmental Management System Excellence Awards Winners

Thursday, April 20, noon-1 p.m. MT

Learn about how Sandians help reduce ecological impacts in the spirit of resource conservation and environmental protection.

Climate Series speaker Erin Sikorsky

Monday, April 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m. MT

Erin Sikorsky is director of the Center for Climate and Security, and the International Military Council on Climate and Security. Previously, she served as the deputy director of the Center for Climate and Security. Prior to working with the center, Erin served as deputy director of the Strategic Futures Group on the National Intelligence Council, where she co-authored the quadrennial Global Trends report and led the U.S. intelligence community’s environmental and climate security analysis. She is the founding chair of the Climate Security Advisory Council, a congressionally mandated group designed to facilitate coordination between the intelligence community and U.S. government scientific agencies.