October, 2010

Community Colleges at Texas Greenforce Summit: “Think Local”

At the “Preparing the Texas Workforce for the New Green Economy” Summit this past week, one of the hot issues discussed was how community colleges can engage green employers both for campus sustainability projects and to develop jobs for graduates — an undertaking that can prove challenging.

Double Rainbow Halloween costume

My Double Rainbow Halloween Costume

A few days ago I blogged about my recycled Halloween costumes from past years. And at the end, I said I would reveal my 2010 costume after the National Wildlife …

Green Jobs Summit Series Kicks Off to a Great Start

Yesterday was a big day for Campus Ecology; the “Preparing the Texas Workforce for the New Green Economy” Summit in San Antonio, Texas was a huge success. It was the first in a series of regional summits put on by the Greenforce Initiatve that NWF and Jobs for the Future (JFF) have jointly created to help spur green jobs education, innovation and training at community colleges in select regions across the country.

raven by Efren Adalem

Spooky Animals: Photo Gallery

Edgar Allen Poe’s “grim, ungainly, ghastly, gaunt, and ominous bird of yore” is actually one of the smartest birds around, using tools to collect hard-to-reach food and, in lab experiments, appearing to use logic to solve complex problems.

little brown bat affected by White-nose syndrome

Now that’s scary! White-nose syndrome decimating US bat populations

Six Months After the Gulf Oil Disaster: Some Like to…

A Halloween Wildlife and Outdoor Activity Roundup

Eco-Schools USA attends first-ever Green Schools National Conference

This week, NWF’s Kate Hofmann attended the first-ever Green Schools National Conference in Minneapolis.

Eco-Schools Checks Out the USA Science and Engineering Festival

President Barack Obama recently hosted the White House Science Fair to celebrate winners of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) competitions from across the country. The president has identified STEM …

Kayak Fishing Along the Gulf Coast

More and more people are discovering a sporting life without dirty fossil fuel. On the coast of the Gulf, in the shadow of the drilling rigs, you can find sportsmen …

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