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Villanova 42nd annual Earth Day Celebration to take place April 18th to 20th

Villanova University's annual event begins tomorrow, in advance of global Earth Day on Sunday, April 22.

Villanova 42nd annual Earth Day Celebration to take place April 18th to 20th

Villanova University has a long-standing tradition of celebrating and encouraging sustainiability and nothing says that more than the Main Line college's annual Earth Day Celebration.

The 42nd annual Earth Day Celebration at Villanova begins Wednesday, April 18 with an expert roundtable on the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson's popular book, "Silent Spring," and continues through the end of the week.

Other events to highlight sustainability include a discussion Thursday, April 19 at 9 a.m. of Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research's role as a wildlife responder to oil spills and the subsequent animal rehabilitation process, with a focus on the BP/Deepwater Horizon crisis that happened in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, and a sustainability fair and farmer's market, which takes place April 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more details on Villanova's green events for Earth Day, click here.

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Josh Fernandez is a 2011 graduate of Temple University where he studied journalism and gender studies. He was a writer and editor for The Temple News, and has interned at Philadelphia City Paper and the Philadelphia Daily News. Josh lived in Aston, Pa. in Delaware County before moving to University City in Philadelphia.

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