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Five Lessons for Boosting Career Skills in a Clean Energy Economy

When Jobs for the Future and National Wildlife Federation teamed up to create the Greenforce Initiative with 100 community colleges and dozens of employers across six states in 2010, we …

Class Discussion on "No Light Left Behind"
Photo Credit: Allison Hubbard

Bryant University Student Brings Solar Energy to Campus

Guest post by Jessica May Vickers Almost fifteen months ago I felt both excitement and trepidation when I received the news that my application for No Light Left Behind, a …

Cleaning Up Campus Move Out

Guest post by Sapna Batish Are you interested in reducing waste during campus move-out from college dorms this spring? Your college or university may already have a program in place …

Friends and student planting native plants at campus library. Photo Credit: Steve Woltmann

NWF Student Fellow Brings Native Landscaping to North Central College

Guest Post by NWF Fellow Heidi Goetsch Every year North Central College, in Naperville IL, out grows its existing buildings and must work to function with an overflowing population. My …

Weekly News Roundup: Our Wildlife Legacy and more

  |   May 9, 2014

With Mother’s Day around the corner, NWF has released a new report: Wildlife Legacy: Climate Change and the Next Generation of Wildlife. Emphasizing the stress climate change is causing wildlife parents, …

Students Save 3 Million Pounds of CO2 and 476,000 Gallons of Water during National College Competition

This spring, more than 265,000 students at 109 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada collectively saved over 2.2 million kilowatt-hours of electricity—equivalent to averting 3 million pounds of …

University of Chicago's Bike Share Program
Photo Credit: Juliana Goodlaw-Morris

Get on your Bikes and Ride!

Hop on your bike and participate in Bike2Campus– part competition, part challenge. That is what 10 colleges and universities in Chicago are urging their campus community to do this Earth week. The 10 colleges …

2013 Fellows enjoy campfire storytelling at the Fellowship Training in West Virginia

NWF’s Fellowship Program – Deadline Extended to 5/14

The application deadline for the 2014 NWF Emerging Leaders Fellowships has been extended to Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Apply and learn more here: www.nwf.org/fellows  Since 2000, National Wildlife Federation has …

Tim (center) with students showing support for divestment by getting 350 signatures of students who support removing all endowment money from fossil fuels to be given to the president of the university.

Organizing for Clean Energy on the Prairie

Guest Post by Timothy Sheehan The growth of renewable energy is the foundation of the fight against global climate change. In Minnesota, through renewable energy standards and healthy living initiatives, …

Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Kameron Peresnovich.

Climate Change Threatens Our Big Cat Mascots

From intimidating bears to fierce gators, mascots across the country are the face of any college athletic program.  It is hard to not feel a surge of school spirit when …

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