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Sustainability

Student Orgs

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UW-Green Bay is home to various student organizations and project groups concerned with issues of sustainability, dedicated to a diverse range of fascinating topics: Whether you love to preserve the precious wetlands, to advocate for healthy and conscious lifestyles, or to help where help is needed — we welcome you to take a look around, meet great people, and enrich your college experience with unforgettable memories!

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Public and Environmental Affairs Council – Get involved

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PEAC is dedicated to raising awareness to environmental issues through a variety of activities. Meet a group of dedicated students, advocate for a good cause, and have fun!

Contact

Meetings: Every Tuesday, 5:00pm in the Mauthe Center main room. All students welcome!
Contact: Jennifer Bahling (President), bahljm15@uwgb.edu; Alondra Fernandez (Vice President), fernma13@uwgb.edu
Facebook: PEAC Public and Environmental Affairs Council


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SLO Food Alliance – Go green by growing green

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The mission of the UWGB Sustainable, Local Organic Food Alliance (SLO FA) is to cultivate, advocate and educate.

Dedicated to advocating for "SLO" food (SLO = Sustainable, Local, Organic), this student org maintains a garden on the Union deck, educates about the importance of local, sustainable food, and advocates for SLO food on campus and throughout the community.

Contact

Meetings: By announcement. All students welcome!
Contact: Alex Stenner (President) stenaj25@uwgb.edu
Facebook: SLO Food Alliance


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SGA Environmental Affairs Committee – Make your voice heard

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As part of the UW-Green Bay Student Government Association, the Environmental Affairs Committee works to represent the concerns of all students related to the environment.

Are you looking for an opportunity to get involved on campus and make a difference? Then the Environmental Affairs Committee invites you to join! Become a Senator in Student Government and gain valuable experience in advocating for the students of UW-Green Bay. The Environmental Affairs Committee deals with sustainability and eco-friendliness from a student perspective.

Contact

Meetings: Mondays at 5:15pm in the 1965 room. All students welcome!
Contact: Chrissy Bartelme (Chair) bartcm05@uwgb.edu
Office Hours: Monday (9:30-10:30am), Tuesday (2:00-5:00pm), Friday (9:30-10:30am)
Office Location: University Union, Room 112B
Website: SGA Environmental Affairs Committee


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UWGB Flax Project – "Field" study and more

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Renewable resources from a different angle: A student-faculty initiative created to study the multiple uses of flax and its processing in the ancient and medieval world.

Contact

Meetings: By announcement. All students welcome!
Facebook: UWGB Flax Project


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Round River Alliance – Advocate for nature preservation

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Round River Alliance is a student organization at UWGB that provides opportunities for students to grow professionally in the natural science field.

Contact

Meetings: By announcement. All students welcome!
Facebook: Round River Alliance


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Ducks Unlimited UW-Green Bay Chapter – Wetland conservation

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As part of an international non-profit organization operating in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, Ducks Unlimited-UWGB Chapter’s mission is to conserve, restore, and manage wetlands and other habitats associated with North America's waterfowl.

This year we are looking at expanding our presence on campus by educating the community about wetland conservation and the wetlands that are in the university's own backyard (west shore of Green Bay, Barkhausen, Sensiba, and Cat Island), organizing/participating in community service projects, partnering with other student organizations to meet similar goals, and again host a fundraiser to support conserving and restoring wetlands. We want to take the lead on campus in advocating for the protection and well-being of wetlands.

Contact

Meetings: In Fall 2014 we are meeting October 7th and 21st, November 4th and 18th, and December 2nd at 7:45 PM in MAC 301.
Contact: Evan Miller mille24@uwgb.edu
Website: http://www.uwgb.edu/ducks-unlimited/
Facebook: Ducks Unlimited UW-Green Bay Chapter


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HIVE – Ecosystem protection, the sweet way

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The Honey Initiative for Viable Environments is responsible for the honeybees and their hives established on campus. In addition, HIVE is supporting local and native initiatives for sustainable lifestyles and environmental awareness, while providing research opportunities for the campus and greater community.

Learn more about the life of bees, their significance for the eco-system, and get to try some delicious, local honey!

Contact

Meetings: By announcement. All students welcome!
Contact: Kelsey McCormick mccokm18@uwgb.edu
Facebook: The Hive UWGB


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Residence Green Life Committee – Smart living on campus

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The Residence Green Life Committee is a group of students dedicated to bringing awareness to sustainable lifestyles in the UW-Green Bay residence halls.

Contact

Meetings: By announcement. All students welcome!
Contact: Kayla Billett, Residence Life Eco-Intern billkd08@uwgb.edu
Facebook: Residence Green Life Committee


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Campus Kitchen at UWGB – Help those in need

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Led by students, UW-Green Bay partakes in the nationwide Campus Kitchens Project. The aim of this project is to enable leaders on a local level to develop and implement resourceful anti-hunger programs by redirecting food waste.

Contact

Meetings: Every first and third Tuesday of every month at 6:00pm in MAC 105. All students welcome!
Contact: Roni Kasperek kaspve17@uwgb.edu
Email: ckuwgb@campuskitchens.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ckuwgb
Volunteer Sign-up: http://ckuwgb.campuskitchens.volunteerhub.com/Events/Index


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Dietetics Club – Become a food and health expert

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UWGB Dietetics Club is a student organization for those with an interest in nutrition, health, and/or fitness. The mission of UWGB Dietetics Club is to provide students pursuing dietetics or health and fitness related professions a competitive edge through community and campus involvement/volunteering, job experience, leadership opportunities and quality advising.

Contact

Meetings: By announcement. All students welcome!
Facebook: UWGB Dietetics Club
News: http://news.uwgb.edu/tag/dietetics-club


Looking for more?

Check out more ways to get engaged on campus and beyond, as an intern or as a volunteer!

Internships: www.uwgb.edu/sustainability/participate/internships
Volunteer opportunities: www.uwgb.edu/sustainability/participate/volunteering.asp