Sewanee’s Natural Environment Sewanee’s 13,000-acre campus provides a powerful natural laboratory for students and faculty to understand sustainability and the environment. The Sewanee community refers to the swath of land as The Domain, an appellation befitting an asset that is intrinsic to the university. The topography is rugged and diverse, invitingly so. There are caves, coves and cliffs, waterfalls and wetlands, meadows, ponds, forests, streams and lakes—an environment that begs to be explored.
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New ESS website launched. A new web outlet is available for environmental stewardship and sustainability program highlights.
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Sewanee Launches Green Revolving Fund Do you have an idea about how we can save energy or water on campus? Has it been nagging you?
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Sustainability Master Plan Officially Passed Sewanee's Sustainability Master Plan (SMP) has been formerly adopted. This Plan, the first of its kind at Sewanee, represents a blueprint for our institution's commitment to sustainability as we move forward, empowering Sewanee to teach and lead by example.
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SUSTAIN SEWANEE

 

LiDAR for the Domain

February 02, 2016

After flying LiDAR at Sewanee, students and faculty helped produce detailed topographic maps for the entire Sewanee Domain.

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Physics Major Researches the Effect of the Cumberland Plateau on Clouds

January 28, 2016

Joel Stewart, a Sewanee Physics major from Birmingham, Alabama, is studying the atmospheric effects the Cumberland Plateau on the atmospheric boundary layer.

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Sewanee Offers Wildland Fire Training Course to Build Student Skills

January 18, 2016

Sewanee held the second annual wildland fire training course in January, providing Sewanee students a leg-up in the job market for those going into the natural resource career field. Sewanee graduate Thomas Walters (C'15), a wildland firefighter, returned to help with the course.

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Divest Sewanee’s Bottle Blitz Sparks Discussion

December 11, 2015

Student-led group sparks discussion about divestment from fossil fuels and receives 300 signatures from faculty, students, and members of the School of Theology on divestment petition.

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