Sustainability Blog

We can all use new sources of inspiration when it comes to working toward greater sustainability. You can find them in this blog, where we profile some of the many people in the UNL community who make smart choices about the resources they use where they live, work and play.

Cedar Point Biological Station expanding course opportunities for unique learning

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Cedar Point Biological Station is Nebraska's experimental campus. See how they're incorporating sustainability into their coursework and campus.
John Garbisch, Director of Cedar Point Biological Station

Water literacy program improve teaching tools for K-12 water curricula

Thursday, July 6, 2017

While most academic buildings are quiet during the summer months, a group of about 40 teachers from around Nebraska gathered at Hardin Hall for the week of June 12 to begin a water literacy program for continuing education.
Water Literacy Program

Environmental Studies alumna pursues passion for policy and health as a career

Monday, June 5, 2017

When Kaitlyn Dobesh was an Environmental Studies student in the program’s formative years, she pursued her own involvement when opportunities for advocacy were slim. She was a founding member of the Outdoor Education club, which traveled to elementary schools to host nature clubs.

Dobesh with fellow students at the National Delegation conference

Lincoln Cyclists organize and compete for National Bike Challenge recognition

Monday, June 5, 2017

UNL leads the way with about 700 cyclists in Lincoln logged over 135,000 miles in the month of May as a part of the National Bike Challenge.
Bike Lincoln

Custodial Sustainability Initiative enhances long-term health of campus

Monday, June 5, 2017

Zainudeen Popoola believes that the key to sustainable futures is being able to work together towards a common, meaningful goal. As the director of Custodial Services, he sees mutual motivation from the staff to “green” custodial procedures.

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