Fall may be my favorite time of year, and October my favorite month. I love the transformation of colors that happens so quickly it’s hard to catch, the crunching of leaves while walking to class or through the Arb, the growing excitement for Halloween, and the smell in the air that can’t be explained in any other words other than crisp.
On Saturday, Sept. 22, 65 student activists from Carleton, St. Olaf, Macalester, and the Northfield and Faribault High Schools came together in the Great Hall for a full day of activism and advocacy training.
And now a note from your SWAs about keeping your stress levels in check.
Weeks have passed since the beginning of fall term, and the average Carl has long since settled into their fall routine. The Arboretum, on the other hand, is a vision of constant change.
This year, in addition to ArbNotes and GreenSpace, Bon Appétit will be contributing an occasional column on health and sustainability within our dining halls.
Student farmers Ellie Youngblood ’14 and Tori Ostenso ’15 started off this year’s growing season in the spring with some seedling trays, the cold frames and hoop house – and many, many seeds.
Though restoring habitat is a long-term project requiring many decades of hard work, there are already good indications that some of the Arb’s restorations are beginning to take shape.
Acclaimed Author, Filmmaker, and Science Advocate to Speak, and D4D training to be held at Carleton this Saturday
Wednesday, Sept. 19
11:00 pm A drive-by egging was reported near Davis Hall. One egg. It’s a tough economy.
When I first came to Carleton, I was really excited about the Arb because it was so much bigger and closer than nature preserves that I had visited in Chicago. I went out in the Arb to look for birds at least once a week, and often more.
The 2011-12 school year has been a great year for Carleton sustainability. In addition to continuing past initiatives, new major projects were implemented and we even gained recognition for our efforts. Here’s a brief recap of the major events this year.
Introducing the new Sustainability website! Sustainability at Carleton is proud to present our new website, located at apps.carleton.edu/sustainability.