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October 16, 2013 - A view of the new grass roof at McMillan Hall.  Pictured are Anthropology graduate students Kelsey Nordine, left, and BrieAnna Langlie. James Byard/WUSTL Photos

The Campus Wild, a New Guide from NWF!

9/8/2015 // By Courtney Cochran

As students across the country head to their respective campuses for another school year, they may not realize that in addition to providing students with learning and living space, many college and university campuses provide rich habit for wildlife and …

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Campus Conservation Nationals Celebrates 5th Anniversary

5/19/2015 // By Courtney Cochran

National Wildlife Federation’s partnership with Campus Conservation Nationals hits milestone as 2015 competition inspires college students across North America to reduce their electricity and water consumption. National Wildlife Federation, in partnership with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. …

Water Conservation and Reuse Workshop at Georgia Southern University

9/30/2011 // By Carly Queen

On September 16, 2011, the Georgia Campus Sustainability Network (GCSN) hosted a Water Conservation and Reuse Workshop at Georgia Southern University.  With support from National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology program and the GCSN Steering Committee, approximately 35 participants from 16 …

120,000 College Students Spent November Competing to Reduce Energy Use

12/17/2010 // By Cheli Cresswell

This November, NWF co-sponsored (with the Alliance to Save Energy) the first national Lucid Design Group contest, the “Campus Conservation Nationals,” among 40 U.S. campuses to reduce (in real time) energy usage in their residence halls. Full information about the contest can be found at competetoreduce.org.

Greening Your School with Eco-Schools USA

3/30/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger Spending time outdoors and learning about nature as a child was instrumental for me in developing my passion for the natural world. Since November 1, 2009 National Wildlife Federation has helped 80,000 youth connect with the …

Students Have Their Hands Full Saving Food, Energy and Water

10/14/2008 // By NWF

University and college dining halls across the country are beginning to sound a little different these days, as if there are a few less “clanks” and “clatters” mingled with mealtime conversations. This new silence can be attributed to the trend …

Students Reach Out to Local Businesses, Reduce Pollution

9/16/2008 // By NWF

Opportunities are on the rise for students interested in preventing pollution, improving air quality, and pioneering sustainable technologies in their communities. University campuses, long considered hubs of innovation, are beginning to incorporate technological centers which aim to help local businesses, …