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View from Devil Canyon Overlook in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Montana and Wyoming

Photo of the Day: Bighorn Canyon

4/19/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Photography Tips Professional photographer Rob Sheppard offers 7 tips for taking better nature photos. This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 42nd […] Read more >

Lightning over Norris Lake, Tennessee

Photo of the Day: Lightning

4/16/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

  This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 42nd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest.   Read more >

Thunderstorm over the Dirty Devil River in Utah

Photo of the Day: Storm Over Dirty Devil River

4/9/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Where Do You Want To Go Today? Finding parks, trails, and other nature sites close to you is as easy as entering a city, state or zipcode. Explore the outdoors with NatureFind >> This Photo of the Day was donated […] 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 >

Habitat restoration and conservation, how students and staff are protecting space for wildlife at 3 U.S. campuses

12/13/2011 // By Kristy Jones

National Wildlife Federation’s 2011 campus sustainability case studies are online now at www.nwf.org/campuscasestudies. The following is the third in a series of blog posts to highlight some of the notable projects and trends represented in our database. Davidson College in […] Read more >

Growing On Campus: 4 Sustainable Gardens at American Colleges & Universities

11/22/2011 // By Kristy Jones

National Wildlife Federation’s 2011 campus sustainability case studies are online now at www.nwf.org/campuscasestudies. The following is the first in a series of blog posts to highlight some of the notable projects and trends represented in our database. Campuses nationwide are […] Read more >

Campus Landscapes as Ideal Avenues for Conservation Practices

10/5/2011 // By NWF

Guest post by Indiana Wildlife Federation project manager Marija Watson This season, Indiana universities and campuses will be invited to join Landscaping the Sustainable Campus, a program focused on using a more sustainable approach to manage campus grounds. Through this […] 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 >

Can an Ever-growing Campus Be Sustainable?

4/27/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

We're a little late to the party on this one, but last week's Chronicle of Higher Education feature on space planning and long-term sustainability is full of good stuff. The issue of space planning on campus is always a sticky […] Read more >

Purer Water, Smarter Students–AASHE 2008

11/13/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

As a warm-up to this year’s AASHE conference, I toured Duke University with a group of other sustainability professionals, starting with the swamp. I imagine most campus visitors don’t immediately get dragged out into the marsh, but the interest on […] Read more >