Category Archives: Announcements

City of Burlington – Potential Carbon Offset project

Carbon Offsets: Over the past few years, the Parks Trees Team has found ways to nearly double the number of trees planted in Burlington annually to help strengthen the local urban forest. City trees provide tremendous benefits – absorbing carbon, making neighborhoods more beautiful and inviting, helping manage stormwater runoff, and countering heat-island effects in […]

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Plants needed for the Perry Pollinator Garden

Kristin Wolf, Core Faculty member and Champlain Apiarist is looking for more plants for the newly re-planted pollinator garden behind Perry Hall.  Her general criteria were native, perennial, with variable bloom times. The bioswale is bone dry with unplanted topsoil, so the plants need to tolerate full sun and dry conditions initially until there is […]

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Environment America Releases HEI Renewable Energy Report + More

April 30, 2019 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs The deadline to apply for the Sustainability Impact Accelerator and Professionals Retreat has been extended to May 10. Happening in the picturesque town of Boulder, Colorado, from June 19 – 22, this retreat is designed to support and bolster attendees’ vision, energy, capabilities and support system as a sustainability change agent on campus. Apply […]

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Help Tell this Spring’s Service Story, Campus Survey Reminder, and Move Out volunteers needed

Help Us Tell the Story of Champlain’s Collective Impact Each semester we have classes engaging with our campus and community; students organizing service opportunities; and staff members facilitating team building through volunteering. Please help us tell our collective impact story by filling out this brief form, for any projects/work done in Spring 2019. Please fill out the […]

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Colgate U Achieves Carbon Neutrality + More

April 23, 2019 In honor of Earth Day, AASHE extends a heartfelt thank you for working to create healthy communities and a thriving planet. To showcase the varied ways that campuses recognize Earth Day, we will be releasing a blog post soon. For a chance to be featured, share pictures from your institution’s Earth Day-related celebrations by April 30, […]

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Registration Now Open for the 2019 Champlain College Community Garden – April 19th priority deadline

Founded in 2011, the Community Garden originated by request of students, faculty, and staff and was approved by President Finney with support of the Physical Plant Grounds Staff. The Community Garden is located beside Rowell Annex and has 27 plots available for individual use by Champlain College community members (faculty, staff, and students).  This garden […]

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Registration Now Open for the 2019 Champlain College Community Garden – April 20th priority deadline

Founded in 2011, the Community Garden originated by request of students, faculty, and staff and was approved by President Finney with support of the Physical Plant Grounds Staff. The Community Garden is located beside Rowell Annex and has 27 plots available for individual use by Champlain College community members (faculty, staff, and students).  This garden […]

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Champlain College students attend National Fair Trade Conference by Ariel Simpson ’21

This year’s Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference held in Chicago, IL was Fair Trade Campaign’s 2nd annual national conference. Champlain students have attended both this year’s and last year’s conferences, and I personally attended both. My name is Ariel Simpson and I am a Sophomore Environmental Studies & Policy major working for the Center for […]

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