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Students Lead for Smarter, more Sustainable Campuses

5/6/2013 // By Sara Gassman

The University of Maryland hosted the eighth annual Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference in Bethesda, Maryland in April 2013. Top students, faculty, sustainability administrators and other organizations related to sustainability in higher education (NWF Campus Ecology, for example!) attended the …

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 …

5 Things to Be Thankful for this Thanksgiving

11/21/2011 // By Juliana Goodlaw-Morris

The holidays for me are all about family and enjoying nature.  When I was growing up, my family and I use to go camping for Thanksgiving in California.  I know, camping on Thanksgiving might seem a bit weird, but trust …

The RePaper Challenge Spurs Campuses to Reach 75% Paper Recovery Rate by 2015

11/9/2011 // By Kristy Jones

With the start of a new school year, a growing coalition of sustainability and recycling organizations, including National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Campus Ecology Program, is engaging with North American campuses to help them boost recycling by tracking and improving their …

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 …

Michigan student’s Tar Sands Action arrest makes headlines

9/28/2011 // By Alex Costakis

A few weeks ago, Central Michigan University student Chloe Gelichman submitted a letter to the editor about her recent arrest at the Tar Sands Action in DC to her schools student run newspaper. Instead of publishing her LTE, they contacted her for …

What does your campus and community do when your natural gas pipeline is severed?

9/28/2011 // By Juliana Goodlaw-Morris

  This past weekend, September 23-24th, almost 200 students, staff, and faculty were faced with this issue while at the University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM) for the UMACS conference.  The main natural gas pipeline between Benson, MN and Morris, MN (approximately …

Update: Tar Sands Action Arrests postponed due to Hurricane, Michigan students staying on till Monday

8/27/2011 // By Alex Costakis

381 people have been arrested at the Tar Sands Action in Washington D.C. since the massive civil disobedience event started last Saturday 8/20. This weekend, however, all civil disobedience will stop in respect for the state of emergency declared in …

MI Students Against Keystone XL Pipeline- Will risk arrest this weekend at the Tar Sands Action in D.C

8/23/2011 // By Alex Costakis

Michigan Students are against the Keystone XL pipeline: Will risk arrest this weekend at the Tar Sands Action in D.C.

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 …

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