Archives for "Sustainability"
June 20, 2000 1:59 pm
Robert Volpi, director of Bates College Dining Services, has received the inaugural Stanton Environmental Award from the Bates College Environmental Confederation, a group of staff, faculty and students who coordinate the college’s efforts to raise environmental awareness and implement programs that encourage environmental sustainability.
April 19, 2000 12:54 pm
Warren Leon, executive director of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, will discuss “Consumers’ Most Important Environmental Choices” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
April 10, 2000 12:25 pm
The national environmental nonprofit Renew America announced today that Bates College Dining Services has been selected for a second consecutive National Award for Environmental Sustainability in the category of waste prevention/recycling. The prestigious awards are being given by Renew America to 16 programs throughout the nation.
February 22, 2000 2:50 pm
William McDonough, named 1999 Designer of the Year by Interiors magazine, will discuss “Designing a ‘Green’ World” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College.
October 9, 1998 2:06 pm
To celebrate the significant gift of a series of letters written by the late environmentalist Rachel Carson, Bates College will host a reception with speakers Saturday, Oct. 17, from 4-6 p.m. in the George and Helen Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
October 1, 1998 1:39 pm
Terry Tempest Williams, Western naturalist, cancer survivor and author who focuses on the intimate relationship between human frailty and nature, will speak on “Restoration: Faith, Art and Wildness” at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Philip J. Otis Lecture and admission is free.
October 1, 1998 1:14 pm
Reed Noss, co-author of the award-winning book “Saving Nature’s Legacy” (Island Press, 1994), will discuss examples of ongoing conservation planning in Florida, the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific coast in his talk “Conservation at the Ecoregional Scale” at Bates College Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
June 16, 1998 12:40 pm
The Auburn School Department, in collaboration with four students at Bates College, is opening an environmental summer day camp for students in grades 2-8 at the 13-acre Auburn Land Lab located in the C.P. Wight School at the northern end of Lake Auburn. Transportation is available.
April 24, 1998 3:21 pm
The second annual Auburn Land Lab fair will be held May 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and May 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Auburn Land Lab at the corner of North Auburn and Holbrook roads in Auburn. This free event will bring together students, environmental educators, parents and community members to learn more about the environment. For more information, call Anne Wilson at 207-783-4563.
April 15, 1998 3:05 pm
Chief Abel Bosum of the Ouje-Bougoumou Cree First Nation will discuss hydroelectric power and his village’s award-winning alternative energy project April 24 at 3 p.m. in Skelton Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.