Quotes of the week:

"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."- John Muir


“The future is green energy, sustainable, renewable energy” -Arnold Schwarzenegger


“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks”- John Muir 


"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it" -Robert Swan 


"Recycling 1 aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV. for 3 hours."


"Sooner or later, we will have to recognize that the Earth has rights, too, to live without pollution. What mankind must know is that human beings cannot live without Mother Earth, but the planet can live without humans. -Evo Morales


"Sustainable development is the masterful balance of meeting our own needs without jeopardizing future generations' ability to do the same" - Light of Mine


“Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time”

Residence Life Efforts

Student Ecos 

Each residence hall on campus has a Student Eco. Each Eco is a mentor who has a passion to teach, save our planet and create programs to promote sustainability. Ecos organize and implement five in-hall programs for fellow students and also participate in a science fair every semester. They work closely with the building staff when it comes to programming needs and helpful environmental improvements within Residence Life.


Program topics include:

  • Pollution
  • Wild fires
  • Green roofs
  • Reuse
  • Biofuels
  • Invasive species
  • Hemp uses