Students and Nature

Loyola Brews Up a New Model for Sustainability Courses

On the shores of Lake Michigan, just north of downtown Chicago, something special is happening at Loyola University. As they enter the third semester of the Solutions to Environmental Problems …

Butte College Going Carbon Neutral without the Credits

In 2005 Butte College flipped the switch and turned its campus on to solar power; just one in a series of efforts that the community college of 20,500 students has …

Creating a Field Guide to Your Backyard, Part II

In April I introduced a no-cost, low-impact way to observe and enjoy nature with your kids by creating a field guide to your own backyard. Taking as little or as …

Take a ‘Field Skip’

Introduce a new concept to your child’s school: the field trip that doesn’t cost a dime.

Captured Heat Makes Rowan University Richer and Greener

Rowan University, located in Glassboro, New Jersey, is a school with a mission: to unite its staff and students in the campus-wide goal of achieving climate neutrality as soon as …

USF Sows the SEEDS of Renewable Energy Storage

Electricity storage is fast becoming the holy grail of sustainable energy. The performance of solar panels is intermittent, with panels functioning optimally on sunny days, marginally when it is overcast, …

Students Reach Out to Local Businesses, Reduce Pollution

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 …

Help Get Environmental Education Back in America’s Classrooms

Thanks to the thousands of emails and phone calls from National Wildlife Federation supporters and a growing coalition of over 700 organizations representing more than 40 million Americans, the No …

LEED: Prioritizing Energy Efficiency

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the first and largest certifier of green building, is by now familiar to anyone who works with buildings or campus planning. Another LEED (for …

A Conservation Message for Kids, from a Kid

I’d like to introduce you to a kid who not only gets his green hour but helps other kids appreciate nature and wildlife. Meet Enzo! Enzo is the star of …

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