• UMD Spring Sustainability Fair- Climate Change and the UMD Energy Action Plan
    April 14, 2011

    UMD’s Sustainability Fair will be held on April 19 and 20.

  • Irish Join Renewable Energy Challenge
    March 16, 2011

    The Rosemount Irish Green Team has joined the KidWind Renewable Energy Challenge. The team will participate in a renewable energy fair and competition on May 7th at Great River Energy.

  • Rosemount Green Team at CERTs Clean Energy Convergence
    March 16, 2011

    The Irish Green Team presented their carbon cutting, energy saving plan at the CERTS Clean Energy Convergence on Feb. 3.

  • Video: Powering the Future with Solar at Eden Valley Watkins High School
    December 7, 2010

    Watch this short video to find out how a group of Minnesota high school students installed a solar PV project!

  • Northfield School of Arts and Technology Adds Carbon Neutral Greenhouse
    December 7, 2010

    This October 2010, a greenhouse joined the panels, with funding support from Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon

  • UMD Winter Fair focuses on Sustainability as the new "business as usual"
    December 6, 2010

    The 2010 Winter Sustainability Fair has come and gone, and definitely did not go unnoticed.

    Writer and director Chris Paine headlined the Sustainability Fair.

  • Minnesota Parent and MnSCC
    October 5, 2010

    http://www.mnparent.com/index.php?&story=15936&page=88&category=88

    Light on their feet

    By Lauren Peck

    Carbon footprints shrink with student efforts

    Light meters. Infrared thermometers. Phantom load. Most of these words are probably a bit puzzling and technical sounding to a lot of people. However, many Minnesota students are throwing around these terms with ease as they work to make their schools more eco-friendly through the program, Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon (MnSCC).

  • Help Someone Install A New Thermostat & Win A Solar-Powered iPod Charger!
    September 21, 2010

    Keep the music going on a sunny day! Join the CERTs Honeywell Programmable Thermostat Program to win!

  • Become a fan of Willmar Community Greenhouse on facebook.
    July 29, 2010
  • Becker Market
    July 29, 2010

    All summer we have been growing, harvesting in our outdoor gardens, and selling produce at Becker Market in downtown Willmar. We are always looking for more volunteers to help out.

  • Minnesota Green Step Cities: Taking Action with proven best practices
    July 23, 2010
  • Go Green Club has sunny objectives
    June 14, 2010

    By Jenna Gibson, The Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

    As a sophomore in high school, Emily Schick saw a problem at her school and decided to fix it.

    The Byron High School student noticed that class

  • Yellow Buses Turn Green At Independent School District 197
    June 14, 2010

    School buses serving the West St.

  • Schools Cutting Carbon Wins Award for Energy & Climate Protection
    June 8, 2010

    The Minnesota Environmental Initiative Awards are held every year to recognize outstanding partnerships.

  • GFW Schools Jump On Project Green Fleet
    May 26, 2010

    KEYC TV News 12 story by Sara Miles

  • WDIO TV - Green Bandits Save Energy With Schools Cutting Carbon
    May 21, 2010

    A group of middle school students is working toward making the Proctor High School a greener place to learn. It started with a simple class assignment.

  • Recycling promotional video for UMD (complete with a kicky soundtrack!)
    May 18, 2010

  • Earth Hour 2010: UMD students raise energy awareness with acoustic carbon-free music.
    April 27, 2010

    On Earth Hour, UMD students celebrated in style.

  • 1,000 Pledges wanted. UMD Energy Pledge to save money, help environment.
    April 27, 2010

    Wondering what you can do to help UMD save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Sign the UMD Energy Pledge!

  • Earth Day 2010 at the Capitol a huge success!
    April 22, 2010

    Students from across the state gathered in the Rotunda at the Minnesota State Capitol this Earth Day to talk about actions they’re taking to reduce the carbon footprints of their schools.

  • WSU awarded grant to promote bicycle transportation
    April 1, 2010

    WSU awarded grant to promote bicycle transportation

    Article | 03.25.10 | By Winona360

    Winona

  • Irish aim to shrink their environmental footprint
    April 1, 2010

    Irish aim to shrink their environmental footprint

    The Rosemount Irish are about to get even greener.

  • Rosemount High Receives Carbon Cutting Grant
    March 17, 2010

    For Immediate Release
    Feb.

  • Winona State University Gets Serious About Sustainability
    February 22, 2010

    In an effort to become a carbon neutral campus, ten subcommittees have been formed by faculty and staff at Winona State University in order to make major changes toward that goal. On February 10, committee representatives presented their initiatives and accomplishments. Several scheduled projects were introduced to the campus community.

  • Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon awards $200,000 in grants to 23 schools across the state for student-led energy projects
    February 4, 2010

    MnSCC has announced the award of over $200,000 in 19 grants to 23 public high schools, colleges and universities across Minnesota.

  • Sustainability Club working on community bike project
    February 2, 2010

    The Sustainability Club has initiated a community bike project. We will soon start collecting bikes from the community, fix them up and distribute them for community use.

  • MSCC $20,000 grant awarded to NHED
    February 2, 2010

    We, along with the other colleges in NHED have been awarded $20,000 for our collaborative grant—each of us will receive $4,000. Good luck to all of us in pursuing our projects!!

  • Public Buildings Enhanced Energy Efficiency Programs funding (PBEEEP)
    January 21, 2010

    Schools who are interested in applying for PBEEEP must be entered into the Buildings, Benchmarks, and Beyond Database.

  • Its Green Week at Central Lakes College
    January 19, 2010

    “*Central Lakes College is inaugurating Green Week Jan.

  • Saving Money by Saving Energy
    January 6, 2010

    “Schools’ energy efforts pay off in big savings”:http://www.startribune.com/local/north/80145947.html?page=1&c=y

    Turning off lights and installing new equipment have contributed to lower bills fo

  • Cutting Carbon Group Going Green
    December 21, 2009

    Cutting Carbon Group Going Green

    Going “Green” is a popular movement in the United States at the moment and EVW is doing its part with the Cuttin

  • What should schools teach about climate change, global warming?
    December 21, 2009

    What should schools teach about climate change, global warming

    Friday, 18 December 2009
    by Joe Nathan
    Thisweek News

  • Rosemount Green Team Applies for the BIG Grant!
    December 15, 2009

    The Rosemount High School green team has officially sent out the application form for the big $20,000 grant provided by MN Schools Cutting Carbon!

  • UMD and Area Schools Get Ahead of the Carbon Curve
    December 14, 2009

    In a recent Duluth News Tribune article, UMD recognizes the importance of being a model energy user not only for its students, but for the

  • Students Work to Reduce Their Carbon Footprints
    December 14, 2009

    Students Work to Reduce Their Carbon Footprints
    By Stephanie, ABM Intern – Dec 11th, 2009 at 5:35 pm EST

    As the world’s le

  • As world leaders talk, local schools cutting carbon
    December 14, 2009

    As world leaders talk, local schools cutting carbon
    As world leaders talk, local schools cutting carbon
    By

  • Tracking Carbon Footprints
    December 14, 2009

    Tracking carbon footprints
    Aaron Ward, Justin Fleming and Joe Monin use a light meter to measu

  • Minneapolis Public Schools Newsletter
    December 14, 2009
  • Field Trip Update.
    December 14, 2009

    We went on 2 field trips last week, both to see greenhouses and talk to people working in them.

  • VCC Sustainability Club and Committee co-sponsors of Ely's Energy Symposium
    December 8, 2009

    VCC’s Sustainability Club and Committee will both be co-sponsoring Ely’s Energy Symposium organized by E3 (Energy Efficient Ely).

  • NHED Collaborative grant application finished!
    December 8, 2009

    We, along with the other 4 community colleges in the Northeastern Higher Education District, have completed our application for Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon $20,000 grant!

  • Hibbing Community College is a STARS Campus!
    December 8, 2009

    HCC recently joined 55 other colleges and universities across the US and Canada in becoming a charter member of the Sustainability Tracking and Assessment Rating System (STARS).

  • Itasca Community College applies for grant
    December 7, 2009

    Itasca Community College has applied for a grant from Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon.

  • 2nd Annual Sustainability Conference Held
    December 7, 2009

    Itasca Community College hosted the 2nd Annual Northeast Higher Education District (NHED) Sustainability Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

  • Itasca Community College Day of Climate Action
    December 7, 2009

    On October 23rd, Itasca Community College joined hundreds of schools and other organizations to draw attention to climate change.

  • Opening to Sustainability
    December 6, 2009

    The fall opening day for faculty and staff at Lake Superior College, Opening to Sustainability, focused on incorporating sustainability into LSC campus operations and curriculum was held August 18th.

  • Field Trip a success!
    December 4, 2009

    Yesterday, We went to Reginaldo Marroquin’s house to look at a greenhouse that he a recently constructed.

  • Festive Bling saves Cha-ching (and carbon)
    December 1, 2009

    On November 18th, student volunteers helped to screw in 50,000 energy saving L.E.D. light bulbs. The bulbs were replacing permanent festive lighting for UMD’s Ordean Court.

  • Recycling Holiday Lights
    November 30, 2009

    The Ortonville LEFT Group is conducting a holiday lights recycling drive. Any old, unwanted lights may be dropped off at the specially marked bin at the high school to be recycled.

  • Join our weekly meetings or follow us on facebook.
    November 29, 2009

    We meet most weeks on Friday at 715AM in Willmar Senior High room 715I.

  • Springfield YES Team Presents at the Brown County County Congress
    November 13, 2009

    On Friday, October 30, the Springfield YES Team presented information about past projects and future goals at the Brown County County Congress in Sleepy Eye, MN.

  • The Worms are Here!
    November 13, 2009

    The red wiggler worms for our school composting project, along with their three bins, have arrived and are up and running.

  • Blueprints
    November 13, 2009

    Blueprints for Greenhouse

    We have obtained preliminary blueprints for our greenhouse from a local architect. It’s defiantly a big step towards completion.

  • Goals for the Year
    November 7, 2009

    1) Working on Grants for BIG projects- With the big $20,000 grant we’re applying for we’re hoping to reduce Rosemount High School’s carbon footprint by improving the facilities to emit less carbon, e

  • NHED Sustainability Conference
    November 2, 2009

    Members of the RRCC Sustainability Team will be attending the 2nd Annual Northeast Higher Education District (NHED) Sustainability Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

  • Project Green Fleet Seeks New School Bus Partners
    October 28, 2009

    Funding has been secured to retrofit approximately 1,000 school buses across Minnesota with diesel oxidation catalysts (DOC) and closed-crankcase filtration systems (CCFS).

  • Climate change speaker series
    October 22, 2009

    The Associate in Arts Program at Itasca Community College presented a speaker series on climate change as part of a global effort to raise awareness about and promote international cooperation to addr

  • News
    October 7, 2009

    5 members will be tending the YES! summit and resource fair

  • UMD Students at the Lake Superior Energy Fair
    October 3, 2009

    On September 12, three members of the Student Sustainability Coalition represented the UMD Office of Sustainability at the Harvest Festival and Energy Fair.

  • Green & Sustainable Construction Technology Program
    September 30, 2009

    A new Green & Sustainable Construction Technology (GSCT) program has begun at Rainy River Community College this semester.

  • BigBelly? Big Savings!
    September 28, 2009

    Just in time for the new school year, four BigBelly Solar trash compactors have been installed at UMD.

  • Bemidji State University Planner supports "environmental stewardship" theme
    September 24, 2009

    Following Student Senate recommendations, the 2009-2010 Bemidji State University Student Planner is made out of all recycled materials.

  • HCC Attends National Sustainability Conference
    September 23, 2009

    Hibbing Community College (HCC) recently attended the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference in Indianapolis.

  • Bike Rental Program
    September 8, 2009

    The Purple Bike Rental Program has seven bikes available at no cost to current students and employees at Winona State. Each rental includes a bike, helmet, and cable lock.

  • Becker Market
    August 18, 2009

    All summer the Prairie Lakes Youth Program has been growing, harvesting in our outdoor gardens, and selling produce at Becker Market in downtown Willmar.

  • Winona Certified ISO 14001 Compliant
    August 11, 2009

    Winona Senior High School and Sustain Winona were notified they are officially certified as ISO 14001 compliant.

  • Project Partner Project Green Fleet gets $3M grant to reduce diesel emissions
    August 10, 2009

    http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2009/08/06/stimulus-money-e...

    by Madeleine Baran, Minnesota Public Radio
    August 6, 2009

    St. Paul, Minn.

  • Mountain Lake in the News!
    August 10, 2009

    Mt.

  • University of Minnesota, Crookston, selected for Campus Energy Challenge
    July 23, 2009

    University of Minnesota, Crookston, selected for Campus Energy Challenge

    Fergus Falls, Minnesota – July 20, 2009

    Today Otter Tail Power Company announced its selection of the University of Minne

  • Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon Mentorship Program
    July 7, 2009

    Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon is pleased to announce the Mentorship Program.

  • House Passes The Carbon Cap Bill 219-212
    June 26, 2009

    Remember Friday, June 26th, 2009. It is the day where we took a huge step to combat global warming. Late Friday afternoon, after intense debate, the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security Act was passed.

  • Door to Door Campaign to pass the Waxman-Markey Carbon Cap Bill
    June 25, 2009

    All week our environmental club has been going door to door talking with constituents of our district, district 2, about calling our congressman, John Kline, and urging him to pass the ACES Carbon Cap

  • Minnesota GreenCorps AmeriCorps program
    June 22, 2009

    The Minnesota GreenCorps will provide its members with opportunities to contribute to improve Minnesota’s environment, while gaining experience and learning valuable job skills.

    Local governments a

  • EVW in the news!
    June 18, 2009
  • YES! Expansion
    June 17, 2009

    Schools, communities, churches and youth organizations are encouraged to apply for the 2009-2010 Youth Energy Summit (YES!) program. YES!

  • $500 Grant!
    June 11, 2009

    We got a $500 grant, which we are trying to use to buy vending misers (an energy efficiency product for vending machines. It works by managing the power consumption of a vending machine).

  • BSU wins Minnesota Campus Energy Challenge!
    June 9, 2009

    BEMIDJI, Minn.

  • Currently in Summer session
    June 9, 2009

    We are now in our summer session and can not “officially” meet, but we still gather together and talk about different ideas.

  • Gettin' Trashy: a film about waste and recycling at UMD.
    June 4, 2009

    Students in Professor David Syring’s class recently spent a semester researching waste/recycling operations at UMD, along with campus behaviors and attitudes about waste management.

  • Kill a Watt meters available at UMD library.
    June 4, 2009

    The UMD Library now has two Kill a Watt meters available for one-week loan periods. The kit includes an easy-to-use meter (plug and read!) and complete instructions.

  • Planning for the 2009-2010 school year
    June 2, 2009

    Gordon Parks High School staff members and students are now brainstorming about how to further advance our carbon cutting project during the 2009-2010 school year.

  • Flying Kites
    May 21, 2009

    In April, the Springfield High School YES Team worked with the winning class of the Elementary Carbon Challenge to construct kites out of recycled plastic bags.

  • HCC Makes Great Strides in Campus Sustainability
    May 19, 2009

    Read on to find out what the Hibbing Community College Green Team and student TASC group accomplished this past year…

  • Hibbing Community College Signs Presidents Climate Commitment
    May 18, 2009
  • U.S. House OKs $6.4 billion to make schools greener
    May 15, 2009

    The House on Thursday passed a $6.4 billion school modernization bill that would commit funds for the construction and update of more energy-efficient school buildings. The measure will now move to the Senate for further review.

  • Tree Distribution
    May 12, 2009

    Distributed 200 seedlings to students and staff at HHS. Trees donated by Hutchinson Utilities.

  • Earth Day Concert
    May 12, 2009

    Thank you everyone who helped make the Earth Day Concert happen!

  • Students soften carbon impact with tree power
    May 12, 2009

    http://www.hutchinsonleader.com/news/environment/students-soften-carbon-...

    Hutchinson High School’s carbon-cutting student task force distributed 216 trees last week.

  • Green Team Honored at St. Capital
    May 12, 2009

    On Thursday May 14th the Green Team will be honored at the state capital, along with 12 other schools from the state. Green Team is being awarded for its student service and leadership.

  • Check out our DCTC Green Campus Commitment link for more information and news!!
    May 11, 2009
  • DCTC Operations Action Team Green projects
    May 11, 2009

    Below are Operations Team Green Projects recently completed:

    TKDA engineers completed a Energy Emissions Inventory & Baseline Determination Report for the entire campus.

    • Fourteen acres of ne

  • Aitkin Green Team Celebrates Earth Week
    May 7, 2009

    The Aitkin Gobbler Green Team hosted a week of Conservation Trivia to celebrate Earth Week in late April.

  • Join the Midwest youth delegation to Copenhagen!
    April 27, 2009

    The Will Steger Foundation is proud to launch EXPEDITION COPENHAGEN. Join polar explorer Will Steger, and delegates from across the Midwest for a year of action in support of the international climate negotiations being held in Copenhagen Denmark this December.

  • Youth Energy Summit Awards
    April 26, 2009

    Congratulations to the Willmar Youth Energy Summit Team and their Comunity Greenhouse Project for earning the Economic Impact Award and 3rd Place overall.

  • HHS Cutting Carbon Coverd in Hutchinson Leader
    April 24, 2009

    Four Hutchinson High School seniors hope to leave their school greener than they found it.

    Tara Russell, Winston Yellick, Ryan Madson and Ethan Smith have volunteered on the school’s carbon emissio

  • Lakeville South & Schools Cutting Carbon on Fox 9
    April 23, 2009

    Lakeville South’s idea is to replace textbooks with technology to use less paper in the future.

  • Tracking Carbon Footprints
    April 23, 2009

    This article features students of North and Tartan High Schools in the Metro Region using light meters to measure the foot candle levels emitted by ceiling lights and windows during the Next Step Prog

  • Vegetable Oil Car
    April 22, 2009

    With the rising problems from polluting the air and the gas prices for automobiles, some people are coming to very unheard of solutions. Cars engineered to run off of vegetable oil!

  • 100 Schools Launch Massive Effort to Reduce Carbon and Save Energy
    April 21, 2009

    April 21st, St. Paul, Minnesota – One hundred public high schools, colleges and universities are joining together in the Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon program to reduce their carbon emissions and save on energy costs.

  • ERM visits Bemidji State University
    April 18, 2009

    Dennis Willis of ERM visited Bemidji State University on Wednesday, March 18th, 2009. Students, faculty, and staff has a great time examining heat loss and illuminescence.

  • College offers 'GreenAA' degree
    April 17, 2009

    News release

    College offers ‘Green AA’ degree

    Central Lakes College in Brainerd and Staples has announced that starting with the Fall 2009 semester it will offer a dramatically rede
  • Pond project 2008
    April 15, 2009

    *The Itasca Community College’s wildlife pond was built in 1989 as a way to protect and study local wildlife at the school.

  • Green AA Degree
    April 15, 2009

    College offers ‘Green AA’ degree

    Central Lakes College in Brainerd and Staples has announced that starting with the Fall 2009 semester it will offer a dramatically redesigned schedule o
  • Energy and Sustainablity Events at UMD! April 2009
    April 14, 2009

    Whether you are a student, staff, or faculty- there are many ways to get involved in sustainability-related activities at UMD.

  • Rural Water Wells to be Tested
    April 13, 2009

    Ortonville High School Environmental Science students will be testing the water of rural wells in Big Stone County this spring.

  • Springfield YES Team Presents at Local Home & Garden Show
    April 9, 2009

    On March 27 & 28, the Springfield High School YES Team presented at the Springfield Home and Garden Show.

  • Springfield Elementary Completes its Carbon Challenge
    April 9, 2009

    In this project, the Springfield High School YES Team worked with all of the Elementary students to calculate their personal carbon footprints. We then found class footprint averages.

  • Environmental Club President chosen as Focus the Nation Minnesota Coordinator
    April 6, 2009

    Eagle Ridge’s own Environmental Club President, Mark Rugnetta, was recently chosen to be the Minnesota Coordinator for Focus the Nation.

    Focus the Nation is a national environmental organization th

  • Recycling
    April 3, 2009

    In 1987 Harry Hutchins and Dennis Cowan started recycling cans and paper. They did this for four years and finally handed over the responsibility to Dorothy Nihart.

  • Landscaping for Wildlife Project
    April 3, 2009

    The Itasca Community College Landscaping for Wildlife Project had the birds in mind when it was started. It also helps students, especially those in the Forestry classes.

  • Hibbing Community College to Start Solar Program
    April 1, 2009

    The Solar Photovoltaic Installer program will prepare students to take the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) certification test.

  • School visit
    March 24, 2009

    The ERM team came to visit on March 31st. It was awesome! We walked around the whole school and into rooms that are always locked.

  • St Paul Council President visits Earth Club
    March 19, 2009

    St Paul Council President, Kathy Lantry, spoke with Harding’s Earth Club on March 13, 2009. Over 30 Earth Club members listened to her speak about the importance of volunteering in their community.

  • Energy Audit
    March 17, 2009

    Tim Blodgett from ERM came down to our ARTech last week for our energy audit.

  • Campus Food Systems
    March 15, 2009

    Students in the 2008 spring semester Biology 351, an agroecology course, planted an herb garden behind Pasteur Hall. These fresh herbs will eventually be used by WSU dining services starting in the fall semester 2008.

  • Recyclemania at WSU
    March 15, 2009

    Winona State University is participating in Recyclemania.

  • The Trees of Winona State University
    March 15, 2009

    Almost fifty species considered native to Minnesota are represented on the Winona State campus in Winona, MN.

  • Energy Tips for WSU Campus-Wide
    March 15, 2009

    Green Living means living sustainably- meeting current environmental, social and economic needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. At Winona state University, we strive to minimize the impact on the environment and act as responsible global citizen. The energy tips listed will allow you to participate in this great endeavor.

  • WSU's Pervious Pavement Parking Lot
    March 15, 2009

    WSU uses pervious pavement in the construction of the new parking lot. Read more about it:

    http://www.winona.edu/green/9145.asp

  • Springfield High School Launches Recycling Program
    March 12, 2009

    The Springfield High School YES team has successfully launched its school-wide plastic recycling program.

  • Spring Sustainability Fair: panel discussions announced
    March 11, 2009

    April 21, 2009 is the UMD Spring Sustainability Fair.

    Panel discussions and booths will focus on many aspects of sustainability, and specifically energy.

    11:00 a.m. Wind power!

  • Energy Team Visits harding
    March 10, 2009

    On March 3, 2009 The ERM Energy Team visited Harding. Guess what! It wasn’t even painfull, not even a little bit. We did have some problems getting students to attend.

  • Ecowatch's Green Roof meeting for March 9, 2009
    March 9, 2009

    EcoWatch discussed at their March 9th meeting whether to construct their first green roof on the East Bank’s Rapson or Williamson roofs.

  • Recycling
    March 6, 2009

    We recieved actual bins for our plastic recycling program! Our garbage company, Veolia, contributed green bins.

  • Mesabi Range College's Wind Energy plans making headlines
    March 6, 2009

    Mesabi Range College is making headlines with our exciting plans for a Wind Energy program to start Fall 2009.

  • Hibbing Community College Presents on Sustainability
    March 5, 2009

    On February 27th, Biology/Environmental Science instructor Don Graves presented a poster at the Realizing Student Potential(RSP)/ITeach conference at Minneapolis Community and Technical College.

  • Recycling
    February 27, 2009

    The Integrated II Science class decided to add recycling bins to our school the spring of 2008.

  • Minnesota Rural Water Association Video Contest
    February 24, 2009

    At our school our Integrated Science class participated in a water conserving video contest.

  • US Green Building Council and MN Schools Cutting Carbon Team Up to Form an Incredible Team
    February 23, 2009

    USGBC and MN Schools Cutting Carbon announce partnership! Click to read full press release >>
     

  • New York Mills has worms
    February 23, 2009
  • Recycling Resumes at Aitkin
    February 23, 2009

    Aitkin High School and Middle Schools have resumed their recycling program. A student teams makes the rounds biweekly to collect paper from the bins that classrooms have filled.

  • MSUM Energy Task Force
    February 20, 2009

    MSUM’s 10th president Edna Szymanski has created an Energy Task Force to monitor and improve the school’s energy usage.

  • FM River Keepers Speaker at NEED meeting
    February 20, 2009

    Christine Laney of FM River Keepers will be a guest speaker at this week’s NEED meeting (2/23).

  • MN Schools Cutting Carbon Kick-off Webinar
    February 20, 2009
    Click here to access webinar now >>. It was given on Wednesday, February 18th, and is 50 minutes long.
  • Current Initiatives
    February 19, 2009

    We have a unit in our Biology course that covers ecological issues and through this study and sharing of information the Wind Energy Team was formed.

  • Bemidji State University to participate in the National Teach-in on Global Warming Solutions
    February 16, 2009

    Bemidji State University to participate in National Teach-In on Global Warming
    BEMIDJI, Minn. — On Thursday, Feb.

  • Bike Bemidji event, Fall 2008
    February 16, 2009

    Bemidji State to co-sponsor “Bike Bemidji!” event on Sept. 20
    BEMIDJI, Minn.

  • Green Fee and Sustainabilty Coordinator at Bemidji State University
    February 16, 2009

    Bemidji State University hires Erika Bailey-Johnson as its first sustainability coordinator
    BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University President Dr. Jon E.

  • Minnesota Campus Energy Challenge
    February 16, 2009

    BSU Joins the Minnesota Campus Energy Challenge (MCEC)
    Bemidji State University is part of the Minnesota Campus Energy Challenge (MCEC)!

    What Is MCEC?
    In the past several Februaries, Minnesota el

  • Keep Winters White ski outings
    February 16, 2009

    Bemidji State University to help promote “green choices for white winters” ski outings
    BEMIDJI, Minn.

  • Bemidji State University to sign Presidents Climate Commitment
    February 16, 2009

    Bemidji State University to sign Presidents Climate Commitment
    BEMIDJI, Minn. — On Monday, Nov. 17, Bemidji State University President Dr. Jon E.

  • Do it in the Dark Energy Competition
    February 16, 2009

    Bemidji State to hold “Do It In the Dark” energy savings competition for residence halls
    BEMIDJI, Minn.

  • Perham Schools Cutting Carbon
    February 13, 2009

    Members of the Perham High School Recyclying Team travel the building every Friday picking up recyclables and making our school and world a better place.

  • Rosemount High Moves up to 1st in the MN Energy Challenge
    February 11, 2009

    Rosemount High is taking the challenge and conserving energy! We recently moved from 27th to 1st place with 102 pledges and an 1,334,932 pound reduction in carbon dioxide emissions.

  • UMD participates in the National Teach-in on Cimate Change
    February 9, 2009

    Last Thursday (2/5/09), over 150 students showed up to watch a webcast and participate in the National Teach-in on Climate Change – along with hundreds of colleges universities across the nation.

  • MSUM participates in Recycle Mania for third year
    February 6, 2009

    MSUM’s student environmental organization, NEED is participating in Recycle Mania for the third year in a row.

  • Recycling!
    February 3, 2009

    Mountain Lake Public School, along with the Trail Blazer 4-H Club are moving forward with recycling! Thanks to the work of Judy Harder, we have received new recycling containers.

  • UMD announces partnership with MN Schools Cutting Carbon
    February 2, 2009

    Adding Up To Zero announces their partnership with MNSCC
    http://www.addinguptozero.com/news.php

  • BSU and UM Crookston make the news
    January 29, 2009

    Bemidji State University and University of Minnesota, Crookston were featured in the Bemidji Pioneer article Two universities discuss energy conservation work on campus,.

  • BSU and UM Crookston make the news
    January 29, 2009

    Bemidji State University and University of Minnesota, Crookston were featured in the Bemidji Pioneer article Two universities discuss energy conservation work on campus,.

  • GFW makes the news!
    January 29, 2009

    Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) Schools was featured in the New Ulm Journal for being accepted into the Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon program: GFW gets grant to reduce carbon pollution.

  • Minnesota Schools Cutting Carbon Project Unveiled
    September 29, 2008

    100 Schools, 3 years…How much carbon can they cut? MN Schools Cutting Carbon is a project to involve high school and university students across MN in an effort to reduce carbon footprints at schools across the state.