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Cornell's famous McGraw Hall and Tower (flickr | andymw91)

Cornell’s Civic Ecology Lab to Lead EPA Environmental Education Program

8/15/2011 // By Max Greenberg

The Ivy League gets especially green around the southern shore of Cayuga Lake–never more so than when it comes to environmental education. Cornell University’s Civic Ecology Lab has been chosen to lead the EPA Office of Environmental Education’s environmental education […] Read more >

How Much Outdoor Play Time Does Your Child Need? What the Experts Say

11/25/2010 // By Kevin Coyle

Many parents are aware their kids are spending too much time indoors watching TV and playing video and computer games.  A recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that the average eight to eighteen year old kid is now […] Read more >

Ranger Rick Six-Year-Old Helps Cornell Lab and NSF With U.S. Ladybug Recovery

9/17/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

It seems we must never underestimate the power of NWF’s favorite raccoon – Ranger Rick. Here is an AP story about how a motivated six year old Ranger Rick Reader helped Cornell researchers and the National Science Foundation locate a colony and obtain specimens of rare vanishing ladybugs. Mary […] Read more >

How Campus Climate Leaders Will Help Revive Regional Economies

8/14/2009 // By Julian Keniry

Former President Bill Clinton, at the third annual meeting of the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) in Chicago today, shared valuable perspectives on investing in large-scale building retrofits for efficiency and clean energy on campuses, including the […] Read more >

Groundhog Day Trivia

2/2/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

Today is Groundhog Day, but do you know the real reason the groundhog wakes up from its winter hibernation? It’s not really to see its shadow. Find out the true story! More Groundhog Trivia: Groundhogs are rodents in the Sciuridae […] Read more >

Growing an Environmental Ethic in the Backyard

1/9/2008 // By Kate Hofmann

Today’s green hour may help shape tomorrow’s green spaces, green products, and green lifestyles. Read more >

Want to Raise Environmentalists? Let Your Kids Go “Wild”

6/1/2006 // By Hannah Schardt

Several studies in recent years have shown that children who grow up exposed to nature reap psychological, emotional and physical rewards from that connection. Now, a new report has uncovered another benefit to childhood nature play: adult environmentalism. Researchers at […] Read more >

Innovative Ways to Cool the Campus

3/13/2006 // By NWF

Cornell University’s Cayuga Lake cuts energy needs for cooling on campus by 86 percent and reduces annual greenhouse gas emissions by almost 37 tons annually. The physical plant pumps cold water from the bottom of the lake to a heat […] Read more >