campus ecology

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 …

Ball State University Geothermal Heat Pump System. Photo Credit: BSU Photo Services

Ball State University to Host Its Second Geothermal Conference

Guest Post by Robert J. Koester, Ball State University On April 10, Ball State University will host a second gathering of academic and facilities personnel interested in knowing more about …

Florida Stands with West Virginia! #WVWaterCrisis

Training Florida’s Next Generation of Climate Leaders

Guest post by NWF Campus Ecology Fellow, Shaza Hussein As an NWF Campus Ecology Fellow at the University of South Florida in Tampa, my campaign goal is to bring the …

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NWF Gears Up for 2014 Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference

  Now in its seventh year, the Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference will be in Washington, D.C., February 10-11, 2014. As a proud sponsor of the conference, National Wildlife Federation is excited …

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