Kristy Jones

Skidmore College Students Key to Success in Campus Sustainability Program

Student Sustainability Educators: A Guide to Creating and Maintaing an Eco-Rep Program on Your Campus, features New York’s Skidmore College’s “S-Rep” Program, also known as an Eco-Rep program. Sustainable Skidmore’s student … Read more

New Student Guide Offers Steps for Peer-to-Peer Campus Sustainability Training

NWF, AASHE student guide builds on decade-old Eco-Reps program active across US and Canada The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Campus … Read more

Women and the Environment, Celebrating Women’s History Month with EPA Administrator Jackson

On Monday, March 26, Jaime Matyas, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of National Wildlife Federation and I, Senior Manager of Campus Ecology at National Wildlife Federation, had the … Read more

Sustainable Development key at APEC Symposium on Human Capital Policies for Green Growth & Employment

The U.S. Department of Education this week hosted the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Human Capital Policies for Green Growth and Employment Project Symposium. I had the pleasure to participate as an observer … Read more

Hey California, Clean up your campuses on April 21st

Sometimes before you get clean you gotta get dirty! National Wildlife Federation is happy to support the Let’s Get Dirty Initiative of the Ian Somerhalder Foundation. This April 21st, the … Read more

Watch Now: Webinar on Green Jobs and Safety

In partnership with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), an Institute within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Greenforce Initiative hosted a webinar on February … Read more

Greenforce Initiative Grant Effort – Shipping Containers as Housing

(cross-posted Abonmarche Blog) Posted on February 28, 2012 by Jeff Saylor Shipping containers as Housing Earlier this month, I gave a lecture at the Krasl Art Center (Krasl) in St. … Read more

Nine Community College Faculty Gather in Virginia to Integrate NASA Tools into their Curriculum

Last Thursday & Friday, February 23 & 24, National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) hosted a professional development institute in Reston, Virginia, at NWF HQs for the … Read more

Campus Youth – Enter the NWF Journey in your Backyard Sweepstakes to win a trip to the adventurous island of Oahu

National Wildlife Federation has teamed up with the film Journey 2: The Mysterious Island to inspire students and their families to get outdoors, to explore nature and to learn about … Read more

Virginia’s Community Colleges are going green

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 … Read more