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Universities as Models for Sustainability: Georgia Campus Sustainability Network’s Annual Conference

10/11/2012 // By Eriqah Foreman-Williams

On Friday, September 14, 2012, 108 members of Georgia higher education institutions (faculty, staff, administrators, and students), as well as interested organizations, came together for the “Universities as Models for Sustainability: Georgia Campus Sustainability Network’s Annual Conference.” The conference was held […] Read more >

Clean Energy Champions in Michigan

9/26/2012 // By Liz Starke

This fall, the Michigan Student Sustainability Coalition is working with students on campuses across the state to run a campaign centered around encouraging young people to vote for candidates and initiatives that will support clean energy. For those of you […] Read more >

Virginia’s Community Colleges are going green

12/16/2011 // By Kristy Jones

The Virginia Community College System hosted its annual Hire Education conference, Extreme Innovation – Workforce Edition, last week at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia. More than 400 workforce development faculty and other professionals gathered to network and share best practices of […] Read more >

Students Are Doing It In the Dark—Are You?

11/8/2011 // By Jen Fournelle

Last year marked the first year of Campus Conservation Nationals—a nationwide energy and resource savings competition. This year, we are expanding and want you to be a part of the fun! Check out one of the videos from schools that […] Read more >

Join NWF for Tar Sands Rally in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, November 6th

10/28/2011 // By Kristy Jones

On November 6th, thousands of people will encircle the White House to send a peaceful and lawful message urging the President to reject the Keystone XL pipeline–which would bring nearly one million barrels per day of dirty tar sands oil […] Read more >

Join the Reclaim Earth March in Ann Arbor this Fall!

7/21/2011 // By Alex Costakis

Youth across the state of Michigan are traveling to Ann Arbor this fall to march for the safety and future of our planet. Join them this September 18th at the Reclaim Earth March to help raise awareness and continue the […] Read more >

National Wildlife Federation Campus Ecology Fellows tour NewPage Recycle Mill

6/11/2011 // By Kristy Jones

NWF’s Eco-Schools and Campus Ecology programs, in partnership with NewPage Corporation, and with support from McGraw-Hill, are working together on a textbook recycling initiative. The goal? To learn more about the textbook recycling industry in the U.S and engage more […] Read more >

Green Manufacturing and Urban Agriculture: Hot Topics discussed at the Chicagoland Greenforce Initiative Meeting

5/20/2011 // By Juliana Goodlaw-Morris

Green manufacturing and urban agriculture were the hot green topics discussed at the first Greenforce Intiaitive gathering on May 17th at the Chicago-Kent College of Law.  The gathering was in conjunction with the Chicago Green Collar Jobs Initiative 4th annual summit and participants […] Read more >

Join the iMatter March Ann Arbor this Sunday, May 15 at Noon!

5/12/2011 // By Alex Costakis

This Sunday, May 15th at noon, youth from across the state of Michigan will be traveling to Ann Arbor to take part in the iMatter March. The youth-run march will raise awareness about the current climate crisis and ask the […] Read more >

Growing Green in the Valley

5/5/2011 // By Jen Fournelle

Blue Ridge Community College, a partner of the Greenforce Initiative, will host Growing Green in the Valley for agricultural producers, agri-tourism operations, and related businesses and interested individuals on Thursday, May 19 from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Plecker […] Read more >