Monthly Archive for June, 2009

AASHE overview for 2008

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, of which UT Arlington is a member, has issued its annual compendium of developments in campus sustainability. The 356-page volume provides an overview of sustainability efforts on hundreds of campuses, including UT Arlington.

AASHE Digest 2008 (pdf)

UT Austin carbon footprint project

UT Austin hired a contractor to perform the university’s first carbon footprint analysis. The results were published this spring.

Details

Sustainable landscape

David Hopman’s work on ecological landscape design is profiled in the latest issue of the university’s research magazine. Hopman is assistant professor of landscape architecture and chairs the PSC’s Landscape & Habitat Work Group.

Article

Arlington rain barrel workshop, June 16

The City of Arlington is holding a workshop on building rain barrels and using them for irrigation. Participants who register and pay the $40 fee will leave with a 55-gallon rain barrel. Several spots still available (as of June 3).

A limited number of UT Arlington students may “audit” the workshop without paying the registration fee and without receiving a barrel (contact Dustan Compton).

Details and registration form