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Keystone College will celebrate Earth Week on April 22-25 with a variety of activities to help participants realize the importance of environmental sustainability and responsibility.


Leading the way is a free multimedia presentation and lecture, “Hiking the Endless Mountains” by Jeff Mitchell on Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall. The author of several hiking books, Mitchell will share highlights of his hiking experiences and photos of seldom seen flora and fauna.


The Ecology Club will host a stream clean-up on Wednesday, April 23 at 11 a.m. Participants should meet in front of Capwell Hall.


The Keystone College Environmental Education Institute (KCEEI) will welcome certified arborist Alan Krieg for a free session on the growing sport of recreational tree climbing on Thursday, April 24 from 4-6 p.m. Krieg will demonstrate rope, harness and safety techniques that cause no damage to trees.


Also on the schedule for Thursday at 6 p.m. in Lackawanna Hall is a free showing of “Tapped!” a critically-acclaimed film that takes a behind-the-scenes view of the bottled water industry.


To wrap up the Earth Week celebration, the Ecology Club will sponsor a guided trail hike led by Keystone student Brady Seeley on Friday, April 25 from 4-5 p.m. The hike will begin behind the Miller Library.


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