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Protesters at a recent Power Shift summit. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Linh Do.

Growing the Clean Economy with Today’s Youth

2/3/2016 // By David Corsar

Interview with Lydia Avila, Executive Director of the Energy Action Coalition (EAC). Lydia Avila is Executive Director of Energy Action Coalition (EAC). EAC is “a coalition of youth-led social and environmental justice organizations working together to build the youth clean …

North Seattle Community College. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Wonderlane

How Community Colleges Can Expand Clean Energy Job Opportunities

2/2/2016 // By David Corsar

Interview with Jane Weissman, President/CEO, Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) About Jane Weissman: Having been active with solar energy since 1985, Jane Weissman is a true veteran of the solar and renewable energy industries and continues leading as the President …

Students engaging in a PowerShift event. Photo by Xarissa Holdaway

Equipping Students with Sustainability Knowledge and Career Skills

1/21/2016 // By Courtney Cochran

Interview with Meghan Fay Zahniser, Executive Director of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Meghan Fay Zahniser is Executive Director of Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) where she leads their …

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Creating a Green Workforce in Community Colleges

1/14/2016 // By Julian Keniry

Interview with Dr. Jerry Weber, President of the College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL Jerry Weber is President of College of Lake County, in Illinois, where he has been supporting the clean economy workforce through the Illinois Green Economy Network …

October 16, 2013 - A view of the new grass roof at McMillan Hall.  Pictured are Anthropology graduate students Kelsey Nordine, left, and BrieAnna Langlie. James Byard/WUSTL Photos

The Campus Wild, a New Guide from NWF!

9/8/2015 // By Courtney Cochran

As students across the country head to their respective campuses for another school year, they may not realize that in addition to providing students with learning and living space, many college and university campuses provide rich habit for wildlife and …

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Campus Conservation Nationals Celebrates 5th Anniversary

5/19/2015 // By Courtney Cochran

National Wildlife Federation’s partnership with Campus Conservation Nationals hits milestone as 2015 competition inspires college students across North America to reduce their electricity and water consumption. National Wildlife Federation, in partnership with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. …

Participants get ready to head to the airport on the last day. What a great weekend! Photo by Eriqah Williams

HBCU NWF EcoLeaders Advance Their Environmental Leadership Development

5/4/2015 // By Eriqah Vincent

During the weekend of April 10-April 12, 2015, nine Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students and one HBCU alumnus came together in Atlanta for our first National Wildlife Federation EcoLeaders HBCU Student Environmental Leadership Development Training. This effort, an …

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Weekly News Roundup: It Is Wilderness Week and More!

9/22/2014 // By Linda Argueta

This week marks Wilderness Week! Scheduled shortly after the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the week encourages nature lovers to head outdoors and enjoy America’s wilderness! With over 750 designated wilderness areas, we are excited to continue the fight …

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NWF Emerging Leaders Training: We All Have a Role to Play

9/4/2014 // By Guest Author

Guest Post by Kamilah Martin What do you get when you put 17 random environmental “emerging” leaders and students in a conference room at a retreat lodge to focus on leadership and environmental stewardship? I’ll tell you what you get. …

2014 Class of Emerging Leader Fellows. Photo: Chelsea Roseberry

Leaders Emerge at 2014 NWF Fellowship Training

9/3/2014 // By Crystal Grant

The 2014 Class of NWF Emerging Leader fellows recently convened in Dahlonega, GA at the Forrest Hills Mountain Resort to build skills in social awareness, deepen leadership values, refine communication skills, establish a network of peers, and develop an action …

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