Digging into Bioswales
Brought to you by Micco Emeson, the Living Lab Coordinator for Landscape for SSI. Landscape Maintenance Insights Wintertime approaches, and so do a plethora of opportunities for landscaping and gardening activities on the OSU campus. Winter is when many perennial plants lie dormant, shedding their leaves and maintaining cellular processes via stored energy reserves which […]
Oregon Drive Less Connect Challenge
The Oregon Drive Less Connect Challenge ran from Oct 1-Oct 15 and the results are in! In just 15 days, thousands of Oregonians succeeded in finding alternative transportation to work, school errands and more. Here is our collective impact: TOTAL PARTICIPANTS: 4,797 Oregonians. TRIPS LOGGED: 91,628 trips. NON-DRIVE ALONE MILES*: 819,525 miles!! POUNDS OF CO2 REDUCED: 530,436 […]
Imagine a Better World: Make it Happen this Spring Break!
Looking to spend your spring break (March 25th to April 1st) doing something meaningful and making a positive impact? Apply for Alternative Break today! The Alternative Break program is centered on creating transformative, experiential learning experiences for students through regional, reciprocal campus-community partnerships. Alternative breaks aim to develop the capacity for students to lead for […]
Hunger and Homelessness Action Week: November 9-19th
November 9-19, 2016 is National Hunger and Homelessness Action Week. Every year in mid-November, the National Coalition on Homelessness facilitates events and programming throughout the country as part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. OSU is proud to have participated in the week for the last five years with events including service projects, donation […]
Pedal Corvallis Outreach Ambassador: Now Hiring!
Remember a few months ago our exciting announcement that Corvallis now has a bikeshare program? Now there is a wonderful opportunity to become involved. Pedal Corvallis is now hiring for an outreach ambassador. The goal of the bikeshare program is to offer an affordable and easily accessible transportation option to residents and visitors to encourage active […]
Climate on Campus
Written by Taylor Bennett, Climate Neutral 2025 Education Coordinator, Student Sustainability Initiative Everyone has the power to do something about climate change, but there is one group in particular who is tasked with an especially important role; youth. The term “youth” applies to the 15-25 year age group, which encompasses most of the students at […]