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Paradise Creek Ecosystem Restoration Project Moves Forward
Posted: Wednesday, June 24 2009
June 24, 2009 Note to media: Electronic versions of project renderings are available upon request.  MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, today signed a project partnership agreement to move forward with a long-awaited Paradise Creek Ecosystem Restoration project. Design work will now begin on th...
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President's Sustainability Symposium: Transitioning Our Energy Infrastructure From Old to New
Posted: Wednesday, September 30 2009
Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Transitioning to a smarter, sustainable energy system based on renewable technologies is one of the greatest challenges facing the U.S. The University of Idaho is helping lead the way by bringing together experts, policy makers and the general public to ask the difficult questions and further the discussion. The theme for the universit...
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Robert Smith | Idaho Falls | Presidents Office | Research | News Release | Sustainability | Office of the President | Eastern Idaho
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University of Idaho Freshmen Teach 2nd Graders to "Read" the Local Landscape
Posted: Wednesday, September 30 2009
Written by Alecia Hoene MOSCOW, Idaho – They say you don’t really know a subject until you have taught it to someone else. On Friday, Oct. 2, University of Idaho students will have an opportunity to learn through teaching. As part of the service-learning component of the university's CORE program, 20 student volunteers from CORE 125 "Earth and Our Place on It" will guide 62 second graders from...
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Environmental Science | News Release | Sustainability
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Sustainable Idaho to Host Green Roof Tour
Thursday, October 8 2009 at 12:30 PM
The Sustainable Idaho Initiative will host a tour of the University of Idaho’s first green roof on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 12:30 p.m., as part of its GreenHows speaker series. Project leader Mark Miller will give a brief presentation about the milestones and challenges of implementation of the green roof project, followed by a viewing from the catwalk overlooking the roof. Tour participants will meet...
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Webinar--Multimodal Transportation Planning: Funding
Friday, October 16 2009 at 10:00 AM
The University's Building Sustainable Communities initiative and Students for Place-Based Planning and Urban Design will host a webinar titled " Multimodal Transportation Planning: Funding " on Friday, Oct. 16, at 10 a.m. The session will cover how to obtain funding to support multimodal transportation planning projects. Part of the American Planning Association webinar series. Idaho Commons Panor...
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Webinar--Multimodal Transportation Planning: Funding
Friday, October 16 2009 at 10:00 AM
The University's Building Sustainable Communities initiative and Students for Place-Based Planning and Urban Design will host a webinar titled " Multimodal Transportation Planning: Funding " on Friday, Oct. 16, at 10 a.m. The session will cover how to obtain funding to support multimodal transportation planning projects. Part of the American Planning Association webinar series. Idaho Commons Panor...
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Environmental Science | Environmental Science | Research | News Release | Sustainability
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Volunteer Opportunities at the Stateline Wetland
Saturday, October 17 2009 at 9:00 AM
Help restore the Palouse landscape, get some fresh air, and enjoy the beautiful fall weather. Sustainable Idaho, in conjunction with the University of Idaho Sustainability Center, is sponsoring multiple volunteer tree plantings during the month of October. Volunteers will revitalize Palouse habitat by planting native species of trees, shrubs and grasses in the area. Boots and durable pants are ...
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University of Idaho Students Help Native Planting Program Grow its Roots
Posted: Monday, October 19 2009
Written by Alecia Hoene MOSCOW, Idaho – When budgets are tight, how do universities increase educational opportunities for students and save money at the same time? A collaboration between the University of Idaho Sustainability Center and the university Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance department is providing one answer to this question. The two programs hav...
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Education | Recreation | News Release | Sustainability
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Author Reading: Novella Carpenter
Monday, October 19 2009 at 7:30 PM
Author and entrepreneur Novella Carpenter will read from her memoir "Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer" and from her blog, Ghost Town Farm, on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Administration Building, University Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. A Northwest native with back-to-nature roots, Carpenter began squat farming in a gritty urban Oakland, California neig...
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University of Idaho Sustainability Center Stirs Up Campus for Climate Change
Posted: Tuesday, October 20 2009
Written by Alecia Hoene MOSCOW, Idaho – Last winter, the University of Idaho Environmental Science Program spearheaded a campus dialogue about the global climate crisis when it hosted a “Teach-In on Global Warming Solutions.” To continue that dialogue, the university's Sustainability Center will host a full-day Fall Teach-In on Wednesday, Nov. 4 The event will be held in co...
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