Students Help Design Native Rain Garden

Posted on November 23, 2016

Students Morgan Raith '16.5 and Sage Taber '16, along with campus horticulturalist Tim Parsons, designed and installed a native rain garden outside of the Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest to help with stormwater management.

Middlebury named winner of Charles HW Foster Award for Bread Loaf land conservation

Posted on May 3, 2016

Middlebury College has been named winner of the inaugural Charles H.W. Foster Award for Exemplary Academic Leadership in Land Conservation, presented by Academics for Land Protection in New England (ALPINE), a program of Harvard University’s Harvard Forest.

Bill McKibben Calls in From Paris

Posted on December 2, 2015

Students, faculty, staff and community members at Middlebury College and Colby College joined Middlebury Schumann Distinguished Scholar Bill McKibben this afternoon on a live video call from the 21st Conference of the Parties in Paris, France.

Honoring the Natural Value of our Forests

Posted on November 16, 2015

A century has passed since Middlebury philanthropist Joseph Battell bequeathed some 35,000 acres of mostly forested land to Middlebury College upon his death in 1915. 

<p>Carson Peacock, Field Hockey, demonstrates gleeful composting on the bus</p>

Green Panthers Take Perfect Sort Challenge on the Road

Posted on November 13, 2015

The Green Panther Challenge, a new effort to engage student athletes and their fans on sustainability issues, is hitting the road this weekend as Field Hockey, Cross Country and Football all head off campus.

First Green Panther Challenge Perfect Sort Gameday a Success

Posted on October 20, 2015

The Green Panther Challenge hosted its first Perfect Sort Gameday at Saturday's Homecoming football game. Student athlete volunteers helped fans properly sort waste into recycling, compost and landfill bins.

Ron Liebowitz one of Time Magazine's '10 Best College Presidents'

Posted on November 13, 2009

Middlebury's president recognized for encouraging sustainability, including commitment to carbon neutrality by 2016.

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Middlebury students organize global climate actions with 350.org

Posted on October 21, 2009

Students partner with town of Middlebury for 350-dish potluck, as part of International Day of Climate Action.

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Middlebury senior earns national environmental award [video]

Posted on October 14, 2009

Sierra Crane-Murdoch recognized for efforts with Power Past Coal

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'Sustainability Report Card' gives Middlebury high marks

Posted on October 8, 2009

Middlebury College is one of 26 institutions in the United States and Canada to be selected as an "Overall College Sustainability Leader" in the 2010 edition of the College Sustainability Report Card.

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First-Year Counselors take a sustainable trek across campus

Posted on October 1, 2009

Students tour Middlebury's green buildings, renewable energy projects, the organic garden, and the recycling center.

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Greening Athletics

Posted on September 28, 2009

Middlebury Nordic Ski Coach, Hockey player, and Director of the Sustainability Integration Office, presented at a national conference on sustainability in higher-ed.

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Middlebury testifies at green jobs hearing chaired by Sen. Sanders

Posted on September 25, 2009

Jack Byrne, director of Middlebury's sustainability integration office, joined renewable energy experts from Vermont to testify at a US senate field hearing in Montpelier on renewable energy.

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Bees from organic garden offer sweet learning opportunity [video]

Posted on September 23, 2009

Students harvest honey at the college organic garden

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"No-Mow" zones help college trim costs and carbon [Video]

Posted on July 24, 2009

Meadows sprout where once trimmed grass grew.

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Environmental Council funds creative projects to expand sustainability

Posted on June 12, 2009

Students, faculty, and staff received grants from the Environmental Council. This academic year, the EC awarded nearly $18,000 to 17 different projects.

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