Sewanee joins Planet Forward sustainability consortium
Planet Forward, a consortium of colleges and universities dedicated to highlighting issues of sustainability through story-telling and student engagement, announced today that the University of the South has joined the effort.
Abbo's Alley Walk
Guided walk through Abbo's Alley with Herbarium's Associate Curator on Family Weekend 2015.
Work Study students tackle garden maintenance
Scott Summers C'16 and Gabrielle Fignar C'17 work on garden maintenance after several weeks of rain in the Spring of 2015. Summers and Fignar have been working and volunteering at the farm for several years and now help newer students with familiar processes and tasks.
Sending Green to Haiti
Do you know about Sewanee's Green Fee?
Palm Sunday Connection: Deforestation in Belize
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.
Zanmi Kafe- Sustainable Agroforestry and Payments for Ecosystem Services in Haiti
Zanmi Kafe (Partners in Coffee) represents a collaborative effort between Sewanee, the NGOs, and Haitian farmers to establish sustainable tree-based agroecosystems in Haiti through the reintroduction of shade-grown coffee.