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Linking Campus Sustainability to Hands-On Learning at Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference

4/19/2012 // By Courtney Cochran

This week marked the 7th Annual Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference hosted by the University of Maryland. The Conference brought together directors and staff from sustainability, facilities, health & safety, campus planning and business offices, as well as business partners […] Read more >

Creating Change Together: the 5th Annual UMACS Conference

9/26/2011 // By Courtney Cochran

This past weekend, the Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability, UMACS, held its 5th Annual regional conference, Creating Change Together. The event brought together 180 students, faculty and staff from two dozen campuses in three states: Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa with […] Read more >

NWF Campus Fellow Working to Help Indiana Colleges and Universities Go Phosphorus-Free

12/7/2010 // By Courtney Cochran

NWF’s Campus Ecology Program and affiliate Indiana Wildlife Federation (IWF) have joined forces to support Fellow Katherine Wright to help promote IWF’s Phosphorus-Free Campaign within the higher Ed system in Indiana. Read more >

NWF Announces 2011 Campus Climate Fellowship Opportunities!

11/18/2010 // By Courtney Cochran

The search for our 2011 Campus Climate Fellows is now under way! In the 10 years since the program began, we have helped over 130 students from across the nation finance projects ranging from campus-wide energy audits to implementing sustainable forestry practices. Read more >

Campus Ecology blog ranked in “Top 100 Green Blogs for Students”

8/16/2010 // By Courtney Cochran

NWF’s Campus Ecology blog was recently ranked in the “Top 100 Green Blogs for Students” by, a leading online education portal. Sharing the spotlight with other blogs such as Tree Hugger, Grist and World Changing, Campus Ecology is proud to be a leader […] Read more >

LeadAmerica Students Get a Lesson in Environmental Leadership

7/23/2010 // By Courtney Cochran

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Summer of Solutions

6/11/2010 // By Courtney Cochran

As summer heats up students across the country are not slowing down. Once again, this summer, hundreds of youth activists are creating “solutions” in their communities as a part of localized “Summer of Solutions” projects. Summer of Solutions was started […] Read more >

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Taking Efficiency Off-Campus

3/30/2010 // By Courtney Cochran

In a state that consistently finishes last in state rankings for energy efficiency, Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) is training rising carpenters and construction workers to be leaders in their field. In 2006, John Ely started the Green Construction Technology certificate […] Read more >

Service Learning Takes a Climate Approach

1/13/2009 // By Courtney Cochran

As colleges and universities across the country address their carbon footprints, Warren Wilson College (WWC) is taking climate action past the confines of campus. INSULATE!, a service-learning project which gets students’ hands dirty, is designed to help local elderly and […] Read more >

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