News and Events

Upcoming Events:

Come join us for a fun-filled multi-day birding event to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day. Grab your binoculars and join us for a family-friendly birding challenge to spot the most birds in Windsor during a 24-hour period. All events are free and open to all levels of birders. Learn more about the events and register.

Wednesday, May 8 | Ojibway Nature Centre | 7:30 – 9:00 PM
Join hosts The Essex County Field Naturalists, as we welcome our keynote speaker, Rodrigo Lopez Valdes of Sociedad Audubon de Mexico give his presentation on the Rose-bellied Bunting.

Thursday, May 9 | Cafe Amor and Art | 9:00 – 10:00 AM
Join us for coffee and pastries with Rodrigo Lopez Valdes, who will give an encore talk on the Rose-bellied Bunting in the meeting room at the cafe.

Friday, May 10 | via Zoom | 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Dowitcher Diaries: Learning from Subarctic Breeding Shorebirds. Bird talk with PIBO spring Assistant Bander, Olivia Maillet. (Zoom meeting link. Meeting ID 872 1356 2616. Passcode 257037)

Saturday, May 11 | City of Windsor | 12 noon
The 24 -hour race begins! Teams all over the city log their bird sightings on e-bird

Sunday, May 12 | Capri Pizza Community Centre | 3:00 – 4:00 PM
The Awards Ceremony. Celebrate with us with some food and drinks. Prizes will be given in the categories shown.

Join youth from across the world in the Climate Change-Makers Three-Day Challenge to create solutions for our climate crisis!

Past Events:

See how the UWindsor Campus celebrated Sustainability Month in March 2024.

  • Celebrate Earth Day at Malden Park from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm; enjoy free activities and connect with environmentally conscious organizations. 
  • Visit City of Windsor website for more details
  • Submit a mural design (theme: connection to nature and birds) to be installed on the CAW 2nd Floor balcony window
  • Top two winning submissions will be awarded $250 each. 
  • Visit Call for Artist submission form for criteria and details. 
  • Sign up and join the UWindsor Green Team from 10:00am to noon to plant trees in the community with ERCA
  • Free transportation from campus to site and back will be provided, leaving campus by 9:30am (limited seats, first come, first serve).
  • Location: The Little River Corridor is located south of Wyandotte Street east between Florence & Martinique in Windsor
  • Discover the campus with a sustainability lens by exploring related initiatives and features that contribute to creating a sustainable campus
  • Sustainability clues will lead you to 10 locations across campus relating to sustainability features
  • "Sustainability Scavenger Hunt" posters will share interesting facts about sustainability. QR code on the poster will also lead you to the submission form and clue list. Enter specific fact on the submission form and move on to the next location. 
    • 5 correct answers = 1 entry into raffle, 10 correct answers = 2 entries
      The raffle prize pack could be Fairtrade hot chocolate, Fairtrade chocolate bar and Fairtrade soccer bottle or a UWindsor branded reusable water bottle from Didomi
  • Practicing “leave no trace” principles; participants will not be collecting any items; they will read clues from designated posters across campus and submit findings on the online form.


Check out all the stories about our Strategic Priority: Safety and Sustainability.