Green Wars has started! Now that you are (hopefully) being more conscious about the energy choices that you make, you may be wondering how much power various appliances actually use.
Two weeks ago, Arb naturalists were joined by retired Arb Manager Myles Bakke for a winter turkey tracking outing, but it was also the first time I bore witness to some remodeling undertaken by a family of beavers.
Green Wars, an energy saving competition among dorms, will take place 7th & 8th week. There are many events planned during this period, so make sure to check them out!
10:45 pm A fire alarm was reported at Nourse Hall. An overzealous student had activated a hallway pull station. No fire.
Coughlin ‘12 Wins Prestigious Churchill Scholarship, Carleton to Present Recital by the Chiarina Piano Quartet, and The Libe Displays Series of New Exhibits
Though management projects are limited during the cold winter, plans are already being developed for the work to come in the spring. The most exciting work will, of course, be the prescribed burns.
The wild turkey, Meleagris gallopavo, is actually not so strange of a sight around campus. It can be spotted in the Arb’s floodplain forest, upland forests, and at field edges year round.
Carleton Receives Grant from The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Lecture to Focus on the Significance of Gender in Japanese Kabuki, and Dr. Jane Nofer Poskanzer to Present Discussion on Autism Spectrum Disorders
A student came to the Security office to request a Band-Aid. Examination of his broomball injury prompted Security to issue a Band-Aid and two taxi vouchers to Northfield Hospital for treatment.
A pilot program was developed to perform energy audits on several residential houses. The ultimate goal is to perform energy audits in all campus buildings.
Week of Jan. 16 - Jan. 22, 2012
Last term I studied abroad in Central America. Before the trip, I’d sometimes tried to think about sustainability as more than just “eco-friendly”. But it wasn’t until my stay in El Salvador that I truly learned what sustainability means in the most basic sense: survival.