The frequent chirping of birds is absent as the prairie longs for their song. But even in its silence the arboretum is deceiving. After all, not all birds fly south.
- Security Blotter for Week of Feb. 16 - Feb. 23, 2012
Another auditor checked out the furnace and the water heater. She was shocked to find an 80 gal water heater, which is double the size of most water heaters. This would be a major source of energy consumption since 80 gal would have to be continually heated.
Have you ever stood in the prairie in the Lower Arb and imagined that you were seeing the land before European settlement, that it stretched in all directions, and that if you walked over the next hill, you might see a herd of bison?
Week of Feb. 9 - Feb. 15, 2012
Carleton Players Present “Farragut North”, Celebrate the Season at the Northfield Winter Stomp!, Wynia Memorial Lecture To Address Brazil’s Success, Carleton Students' Annual Performance of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues to Benefit The Hope Center
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.