Please join us for the UW Safety, Sustainability, and Preparedness Expo on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. We will be in the HUB Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., offering fun and interesting activities to UW faculty, staff, and students.
This article is from the UW Environmental Health & Safety newsletter.
We invite all members of the UW community to contribute to improving the environment by participating in our integrated pest management program. You can help by not using pesticides or insecticides on campus.
UW's Climate Change video contest is back! The School of Environmental and Forest Sciences wants you to create a short (3 minutes or less) video showing what climate change means to you.
Grab your camera, phone or tablet and show the world how you feel about climate change - your vision, your voice. Are you confused, angry, powerless or scared? Or hopeful and inspired to take action?
UW graduate student Matt MacDonald has been researching man-made floating wetlands in a Redmond creek. The floating wetlands help create a space for plants to grow on the water, which improves water quality and habitat. Check out the video for more details on his project.
Thank you to everyone who helped make 2015 a great year. We're looking forward to an even better 2016!
Seattle wants your perspective on how to improve the pedestrian experience in the city. The Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board is now accepting applications for several new members to help make walking in Seattle safer and easier. The volunteer board, which was created by Seattle City Council in 1993, plays an influential role in implementing Seattle’s Pedestrian Master Plan.
The UW Farm is currently gauging interest and seeing which time slots would work best for an Agroecology Reading Group in Winter 2016, led by Professor Jennifer Ruesink.
The holiday break is just around the corner and many of us are looking forward to taking some well-deserved time off campus. But before you rush off to relax and recharge, remember to turn items off in your office to save energy while you're gone. Power down your office before you leave to power down yourself!
A few ways to save energy during holiday vacations: