Spring Semester 1970: Dr. Wesley Dick offers first Environmental History course, which is still offered today.
April 22, 1970: Earth Day celebrated on campus and throughout the Albion Community by cleaning up the city.
1970: SEE was founded which was Save the Environment through Ecology. Albion became ecology-conscious. SEE created the Koop can toss.
1972: Whitehouse Nature Center dedicated.
1972: Albion Recycle Center opens for a couple of days a week (Wednesdays and Saturdays). The Recycle Center originally run by students was taken over by the community in 1973.
1972: Ralph Nader speaks on campus.
1973: SEE sponsored the hike-a-thon which entailed students hiking country roads for whatever sponsors would pay them and the profits were then used to lobby the state legislature on ecological concerns.
1973: Albion bans non-returnable bottles.
1977: Whitehouse Nature Center Interpretative Center dedicated.
1978: Energy expert Stewart Udall spoke on the energy crisis while visiting Albion College.