Events

Native Wildflower Seed Sowing

Native Wildflower Seed Sowing

December 6, 2022 - 2:00pm

Join Prairie Restoration course Instructor, Mike Fallon, and his students to disperse prairie seeds at Ashton Prairie Learning Laboratory. Assist in adding flowers to the ongoing prairie reconstruction efforts! No experience necessary - seeds will be hand broadcast. Meet at the Ashton Prairie Living Laboratory (Ashton Cross Country Course, near the Hawkeye Commuter lot) at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Winter weather gear and shoes appropriate for walking through vegetation highly recommended.

Adapting to a Warming World: Perspectives from the Environmental Law Collaborative

Adapting to a Warming World: Perspectives from the Environmental Law Collaborative

April 14, 2023 - 12:00am

Join environmental scholars from around the country for a series of talks exploring what it means to adapt to a warming world. A list of speakers and topics will be available closer to the event, which will be offered in a hybrid format. For more information, visit: heli.law.uiowa.edu  This event is sponsored by the Hubbell Environmental Law Initiative (HELI). With questions about this event, please contact HELI Program Director Blake Rupe at blake-rupe@uiowa.edu.

Sustainability on Social Media

    Sustainability by the Numbers

    1st
    University in the Big10 to receive
    Fair Trade University designation
    8.16
    million pounds of waste composted,
    recycled and diverted from landfill
    100%
    of UI Cambus fleet is
    powered by clean-diesel technology
    387
    Sustainability Certificates granted
    to UI students and graduates
    $135m
    awarded in funding for sustainability
    research across the UI campus
    $900k
    spent every year by UI Housing and Dining
    to purchase local foods, dairy, and goods
    from local farmers and vendors

    Rated “Silver” in Sustainability Tracking (STARS) by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
    Designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for 10 years and running!