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UCSB's Environmental Studies 50th Anniversary Celebration & Alumni Reunion

Event Date: 
February 28, 2020 to March 1, 2020

50th Anniversary Celebration & Alumni Reunion
Feb. 28 - March 1, 2020 @ UCSB!

Following a tradition started in 1975, the Environmental Studies (ES) Program hosts a quinquennial celebration and alumni reunion (every five years) in honor of the founding of the department and to recognize the incredible work of its graduates. Throughout the weekend there are scheduled themed panels highlighting the diverse areas in which graduates work as well as discuss critical environmental issues, multiple receptions and opportunities to mingle with fellow alumni and current students, the world premiere of a 30 minute documentary on the history of the ES Program, fabulous meals, a talk by Bill McKibben, and much more! You can review the entire weekend's program here and reserve ticket(s) here! 

UCSB ES Program Celebrates 50thReview the updated ES 50th Weekend Schedule/Program by clicking here.

Friday, February 28, 2020 
Alumni panels/student mixers and welcome reception

Saturday, February 29, 2020
Two rounds of themed panel discussions in the morning, catered lunch & award presentations, two themed afternoon plenaries including the premier of the ES Program's newest documentary, catered dinner, and Bill McKibben talk.

Sunday, March 1, 2020
Three special tours and two unique lectures by ES faculty and alumni - all free.

Please visit the ES 50th Registration page today to reserve your ES 50th ticket(s)

Tickets are just $125 for alumni/guests/adults and $40 for current current UCSB students and kids 14 and older and covers the entire weekend.  These are all inclusive and including Friday's reception and panels, all events and two meals on Saturday, a ticket to Bill McKibben's talk, Sunday's optional events, and 50th Anniversary swag - including a ES Program T-shirt.  

Click here to review and signup for any of the five FREE optional tours or lectures planned for Sunday, March 1st, 2020  

• Tour of UCSB's North Campus Open Space & Restoration Project
• Montecito Fire and Debris Flow Tour  - Space is limited!
• The Future of Our National Parks - 
a Fireside Chat with Three National Park Leaders
• UCSB Campus Tour with Visitor Center Staff
• Exploring the Ocean - Our Greatest Frontier A lecture with ES Alumnus Kip Evans, Director of Photography & Expeditions at Mission Blue

Please visit the ES 50th Registration page today to reserve your ES 50th ticket(s) - space is limited.

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