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Community Plots are Shaping Up (& Rototiller is a huge help!)


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Community Plots are Shaping Up (& Rototiller is a huge help!)

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Main Idea? Community R’Garden will have community plots available very soon, plus we have a new tool. Why Should Students Care? If you are interested in a community plot, make sure to apply. The community plots are really taking shape, quite literally! We are excited as we prepare for their assignment and debut this coming [...]

LEED Buildings – Everything, Big or Small, Makes a Difference

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

There are many things we fail to notice as we go through our busy college lives. We find ourselves busy with homework, paying too much attention to our crush, and participating extra hours within our clubs that often times we don’t take time to realize what our campus has to offer. As a LEED Intern [...]

2015 RecycleMania is Here!

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

What is RecycleMania? RecycleMania is an eight week competition during the spring in which participating schools compete in various categories based on who recycles the most on a per capita basis and which schools generate the least amount of combined trash and recycling. RecycleMania serves to generate attention and support for campus sustainability programs, to [...]

On-Campus Sustainability Presentations

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

An ongoing event that I have been involved in includes giving sustainability presentations to the 1st year students living in the residence halls and campus apartments. Usually, the RA’s would reach out to the Office of Sustainability with their request of having a representative come and talk about sustainability in the dorms. So far, I [...]

We Put the “Community” in Community Garden

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

  Dear Friends, Remember when I talked about potentially donating the produce we weren’t ready to sell to non-profits and soup kitchens? On Sunday, I got the chance to hang out with Gustavo Hurtado, one particularly awesome UCR alumnus and do just that! He now works with the Riverside Free Clinic in collaboration with Project [...]

R’Garden & UCR Dinning Collaboration

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Hello all. I hope everyone is having an excellent quarter, we certainly are in the garden. We are officially going to be selling our row crops to UCR dining. The chefs came to visit the R’Garden a couple of weeks ago, and their faces lit up with excitement as they saw all the new ingredients [...]

Porsche White – Applied Mathematics & Environmental Sciences

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

  I am a recent graduate of the University of California Riverside and I hold a Bachelors of Science degree in Applied Mathematics with an emphasis in Environmental Sciences. During my extensive coursework in this field I have gained knowledge in areas such as mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, air and water quality, environmental policy, environmental [...]

Tree Planting Along Big Springs Rd

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

With the help of the UCR Physical Plant, students and volunteers were able to plant more than 70 trees in the arroyo along Big Springs Rd on Dec. 4th, 2014. UCR Physical Plant was able to obtain a grant that would bring several hundred new trees to the campus. Through the success of the 3 tree [...]

Eduardo Cuevas – Environmental Engineer

Friday, January 9th, 2015

  Eduardo Cuevas I am a recent graduate of the University of California Riverside. I majored in Environmental Engineering and received my Bachelors of Science degree in June of 2014. Throughout my undergraduate career at UC Riverside I had the opportunity to work at several locations on campus where I was able to do work [...]

Becoming Farmer McGregor

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Dear Reader, I’ve decided I’m going to start addressing these blogs to you, Reader, because I feel it gives them much more purpose when I feel like I am actually talking to someone and not sending words off into the abyss that is the internet. Also, I think you’re pretty cool, Reader, and you deserve to [...]

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