The following reports were produced by the National Wildlife Federation's EcoLeaders program.
Generation E: Students Leading for a Sustainable, Clean Energy Future
35 ways students are creating a sustainable future at U.S. colleges and universities—cutting carbon emissions, saving resources and equipping the coming generation for a green energy economy
Ecodemia: Campus Environmental Stewardship at the Turn of the 21st Century
Lessons in smart management from administrators, staff and students
Green Investment, Green Return: How practical conservation projects save millions on America's campuses
Colleges and universities across America are sending a powerful message that what's good for the environment is also good for the bottom-line.
Guide to Climate Action Planning: Pathways to a Low-Carbon Campus
A comprehensive review of the strategies and steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on campus, with best practices from U.S. colleges and universities
Higher Education in a Warming World: The Business Case for Climate Leadership on Campus
Highlighting the business, educational, and moral arguments for reducing greenhouse gas emissions on campus, with best practices from U.S. colleges and universities
Campus Environment 2008: A National Report Card on Sustainability in Higher Education
A report card detailing the trends and new developments in college and university leadership, academics, and operations
State of the Campus Environment: A National Report Card on Environmental Performance and Sustainability in Higher Education
In this first-ever large-scale environmental performance survey, every college and university in the U.S. was asked to describe its environmental practices, from recycling, landscaping and transportation, to campus policies, curriculum, and energy use.
Going Underground On Campus: Tapping the Earth for Clean, Efficient Heating and Cooling
Examples from more than 160 campuses in 42 states, examining ground-source heat pumps, direct geothermal, aquifer and lake-based, geothermal electricity, and earth-sheltered buildings
Student Sustainability Educators: A Guide to Creating and Maintaining an Eco-Rep Program on Your Campus
Examples from 18 campuses highlighting their efforts to design, implement, and evaluate Eco-Rep Programs.
The Campus Wild: How College and University Green Landscapes Provide Havens for Wildlife and "Lands-On" Experiences for Students
This richly detailed guide highlights how colleges and universities are playing a dynamic role in protecting wildlife and restoring habitats in campus green spaces—including on-campus landscapes and natural areas, as well as distant campus-owned lands.
Our declining wildlife need urgent protection before they face serious risk of extinction. This bold vision for conservation funding could be the solution.Read More
Urge Congress to stand up for polar bears and their young by opposing drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.Read More
Students ages 9-18 are invited to share their big idea through the "Every Elephant Counts" contest for a chance to win a trip to Botswana.Read More
Get to know the amazing wildlife in your backyard and beyond.Read More
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