April 22nd is Earth Day, which supports environmental protection. In addition to the library resources below, watch for Edgewood College Earth Week events posted on Wingra Weekly, or EC Today.
We honor Rachel Carson for her ground-breaking work, reversing national policy and leading to the creation of the EPA, in spite of fierce and relentless opposition from the chemical industry.
An action-packed resource for young people:
After retiring from his career in professional basketball and 2 major corporations, Will Allen bought a couple of green houses near Milwaukee’s largest public housing project. His organization also works with the Center for Resilient Cities, 501 E. Badger Rd. in Madison.
And for your viewing pleasure:
Erin Brockovich is a legal clerk who was instrumental in building a successful lawsuit against Pacific Gas and Electric Co. for contaminating drinking water.
Carolyn De Luna
Environmental Science Librarian
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