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Doane Wildlife and Conservation Organization/Sarah Genrich photographer

NWF Certified Wildlife Habitats Coming to a College Near You!

National Wildlife Federation’s Garden for Wildlife program has been helping individuals and communities certify their wildlife habitats and take action on behalf of wildlife since 1973. The program engages homeowners, …

South Texas Instructors

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 …

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 …

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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