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A monthly display in the Purdy/Kresge Library featuring resources on specific thematic subjects.

APRIL 2017 ❀ KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL

 

Photograph of North Cascades National Park in Washington state

Photograph by Vincent Roberts

Selector: Robin Darling

"There is a delight in the hardy life of the open. There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy and its charm. The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased; and not impaired in value. Conservation means development as much as it does protection."

Theodore Roosevelt

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Photo: Grand Canyon (creative commons)

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Photo: Yellowstone (creative commons)

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Photo: Everglades (creative commons)

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EARTH DAY

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY - APRIL 22

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ACTION @ WSU

Office of Campus Sustainability

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The Office of Campus Sustainability works with the university's schools, departments, and units on sustainable initiatives that will enhance environmental awareness, achieve efficiencies that will preserve natural resources while reducing campus costs, support environmental education and research, increase understanding of environmental stewardship, and engage the surrounding community through sustainability activities. This multi-faceted approach assists the university’s efforts in providing a campus environment that understands, appreciates, and actively works at increasing sustainability in its daily actions.

SEED Wayne

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SEED Wayne is dedicated to building sustainable food systems on the campus of Wayne State University and in Detroit area communities. SEED Wayne works in partnership with community-based organizations to promote access to healthy foods, urban agriculture, farm-to-institution, healthy eating, and food planning and policy development.

SEED Wayne integrates core university functions in teaching, research, engagement and operations. Student leadership is central to SEED Wayne’s success. SEED Wayne projects are located on campus and in the community.

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