The WMU Office for Sustainability hosts in-person and virtual workshops throughout the year. These workshops are designed for communities to share knowledge related to sustainability. Workshops are led by those with knowledge in the topic and are open to anyone interested coming in at any skill level. If one of the workshops focuses on something you want to learn more about, reserve your spot today! Detailed information about each workshop is listed below. 

All workshops and chats will be held on WMU's campus. These events are for WMU students, staff and faculty.  Please see location details under each listed event. WMU students can register for these workshops at no cost. Bring your Bronco ID card for verification. Cycling is encouraged.

Stepping Stones into National Park Service Careers: How to Write a Federal Resume

Facilitator: Alexa H. (Land Steward)  
Date and Time: Tuesday, Sept. 26 from noon to 1 p.m.  
Format: In-person – limited capacity (30 spots) 
Location: Waldo Library- The Engagement Room- 3rd Floor
Details: Participants in this workshop would benefit from learning the various methods to create a resume, how to apply for a job in the National Park Service (NPS), an overview of the hiring process, and a glimpse into the interview process, time permitting.

Mental Health: Sustainability Walk 

Facilitator: Jessica S. (Communication Ambassador) 
Date and Time: Thursday, October 5 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Format: In-person - limited capacity (10 spots)   
Location: Asylum Lake Preserve West Parking Lot, S Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 
Details: This workshop is designed for participants to enjoy a scenic walk through nature and to alleviate stress.

Cover Cropping

Facilitators: Keila H. & Sophia C. (Land Stewards) 
Date and Time: Friday, November 3 from 3 p.m. To 4 p.m.  
Format: In-person - limited capacity (10 spots)  
Location: Gibbs House - 4503 Parkview Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 
Details: Participants will gain hands-on experience by pulling weeds (if needed), seeding cover crops, and putting compost down. They can take the skills they learn in the workshop and apply them to their own gardens. 

Yoga for Activists  

Facilitator: Avery M. (Land Steward) 
Date and Time: Tuesday, December 5 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.    
Format: In-person- limited capacity (15 spots) 
Location: Waldo Library- Lower Level Near the Rotunda Elevator  
Details: This workshop is for giving activists the tools they need to recharge through a beginner friendly yoga and meditation class. Stick around after class for tea and a chat!