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

 

EARTH MONTH 2015

April 06, 2015

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22, yet Sewanee's commitment to this big world extends out in many ways, which can't be contained in one day. Celebrate this whole month!

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Sending Green to Haiti

April 05, 2015

Do you know about Sewanee's Green Fee?

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Palm Sunday Connection: Deforestation in Belize

March 26, 2015

As a class project in Professor Evans' Conservation Biology course this semester, we are studying how the demand for palm leaves by churches on Palm Sunday has created a market for illegally harvested palm leaves from the rain forests of Belize and leading to deforestation and land degradation.

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Zanmi Kafe- Sustainable Agroforestry and Payments for Ecosystem Services in Haiti

February 20, 2015

Presentil Marchelin examining coffee, near Morne Michelle, Haiti. January, 2015 (photo Pradip Malde)

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