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Digging into Bioswales

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

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 […]

Student Sustainability Initiative Project Grant: SEC Permaculture Garden by Kyler Jacobo

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Come learn about the SEC Permaculture garden created by and for students! Have you walked by the Southeastern corner of the Student Experience Center (SEC) lately? This year, students Kyler Jacobo, and Allen Dysart have been working through the Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) Project Grant Program to establish an accessible, perennial food forest in the […]

Update from the Inside by Micco Emeson

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Micco Emeson is the SSI Landscape Coordinator and part of the Growing Food Security initiative team. Here is a little peek at what’s been happening: It’s Spring, and lots of stuff is happening in the realm of sustainability. Some highlights from the sustainable landscaping side of things at the Student Sustainability Initiative include: Establishing a pollinator […]

Burying Winter Term by Micco Emeson

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

OSU students at the Corvallis campus are eligible for up to $500 per academic year to participate in professional development opportunities. The Student Sustainability Initiative are seeking proposals that benefit OSU students and the SSI’s mission of “Advancing student efforts to create a culture of sustainability at OSU through opportunity, education, and action” are preferred. This […]

Intro to Permaculture– A Massive Online Open Course

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

What Is Permaculture? Permaculture design is a method of landscape planning that can be applied to anything, from a home garden or farm to a city block or entire village. Permaculture uses design principles from nature itself and takes into account such things as how indigenous people use the land; how water, fire and wind […]

Student Experience Center Permaculture Garden Poster Session

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

This fall term, the Permaculture Design Class (PDC) has been working on sustainability focused landscape designs for a small section of land located next to the Student Experience Center (SEC). The designs include both edible and native plants, accessible pathways, and other features to encourage visitors in the space. On Monday, December 7th from 6-8 PM, […]

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