campus ecology

Initiating Sustainability through the Production of Biodiesel Fuels

In the not too distant future, Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) lawn mowers and yard equipment could be powered by biodiesel fuels produced from cooking oils used in the College’s snack …

NWF Fellowship Program Grows to Offer Additional Leadership Opportunities for Emerging Leaders

Since 2000, NWF’s Campus Ecology Program has awarded over 150 Fellowships to student leaders at 112 different colleges and universities in 36 states and Puerto Rico; reaching more than 2.5 million students, faculty, …

Florida Students Gather to Push for Climate Change Legislation

On February 19th, two days after the largest climate rally in history took place in Washington, D.C., guest blogger Victoria Griener and a large group of her fellow students led a …

A Student’s Guide to the National Climate Assessment

We are currently in the midst of a 90-day comment period for a defining government document on the climate, the draft National Climate Assessment. The 1,000-page report is available online …

Campus Conservation Nationals 2013 – Nation’s Largest Electricity and Water Reduction Competition Kicks Off February 4

Students at hundreds of campuses across the country will soon be taking very short showers, studying by flashlight, and cozying up by moonlight when the Campus Conservation Nationals begins its electricity …

The Future of Campus Sustainability

On the afternoon of Tuesday, January 29, as part of the Johnson County Community College Center for Sustainability webinar series, Dr. Jay Antle, Executive Director, and Dave Newport, Director of …

Students and Conservation Groups Forging Partnerships for Wildlife

Guest blog post by Ashley Rust and John Gale. Great opportunities abound to become involved in important, local on-the-ground wildlife habitat projects. Meaningful project options in most areas are right in …

Best Green Jobs Fairs of 2012

With the fall semester winding down, members of the Class of 2013 are probably thinking about their impending final semester…and beyond. Beyond! What a mysterious and overwhelming place. Luckily, up-and-coming …

What does the 2012 Election Mean for Campus Sustainability?

As part of Johnson County Community College’s Sustainability Webinar series, NWF’s Senior Vice President for Conservation and Education, Jeremy Symons, addressed a virtual crowd of over 50 people regarding the …

NWF’s 112 Best Green Campus Projects of 2012

Today, the NWF Campus Ecology program announces the addition of 112 case studies to our searchable online case study database. This database, which currently holds nearly 800 case studies, has …

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