The following reports were produced by the National Wildlife Federation's EcoLeaders program.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
House leadership should build on the Farm Bill's bipartisan legacy of collaborative conservation success.Read More
Read a wildlife photographer's story of the declining Hawaiian i`iwi and the lobelia flower, which depend on one another to survive.Read More
Signed into law a century ago, it's one of the United States' oldest and most important wildlife conservation laws.Read More
Tell your members of Congress to save America's vulnerable wildlife by supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act.Read More
You don't have to travel far to join us for an event. Attend an upcoming event with one of our regional centers.