Bobcat Chat: Sustainability Edition

Stewardship of the wider world is woven into the Bates experience. Hear from community members about how Bates continues to lead conversation and action about sustainability in higher education. We’ll also touch on how we’ve reached our goal of being one of only seven colleges in the country to go carbon neutral!

Liz McGonigle, Senior Associate Dean of Admission
Thomas Twist, Sustainability Manager
Sophie Landes ‘21

Why Bates: 2:00
Structure of Sustainability: 5:34
EcoReps: 6:44
Food, Sustainability, and the Local Community: 11:20
Carbon Neutrality: 15:38
Local Initiatives: 21:20
Bates Morse Mountain Conservation Area: 23:46
Blue Carbon Research: 31:20
Words of Wisdom: 34:10