Wildlife Areas: Rutland

In the next few weeks, you will see a series of posts about wildlife areas categorized by region. Here is the second: Pine Hill Park Pine Hill Park in Rutland Vermont, only a half hour drive from campus offers some of the best biking, running, hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and geocaching in the central…

Finding the Balance

People rely on policies alone to fix issues, but it seems that not everyone is happy with the results. Individuals are capable of solving small parts but can never find a true solution. The book An Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan, published in 2006, Pollan discovers solutions in finding beauty in nature and treating it…

Wonderful events in GMC!

Zero Wasting Workshop of 2016 This workshop managed by the Sustainability office taught students about the mission of living a zero waste lifestyle. In order to live a zero waste lifestyle, we need to reduce our impact on earth. First, there are some free cookies which students made with leftover apples from apple cider making,…

Sustainability 2020 Plan

              The Sustainability Student Worker training is a workshop hosted by the Sustainability team. During the workshop, Ryan Ihrke discussed with us about the Sustainability 2020 and how we can get involved. As every department get together to explore ways that we can advance GMC’s Sustainability 2020 strategic plan…

Gleaning!

On Wednesday morning, students in Eleanor Tison’s Images of Nature and Culture class participated in a volunteer opportunity at Clark Farm. Gleaning is an initiative taking place all over the United States that takes advantage of leftover produce from farms and farmers markets. The produce is collected by volunteers and distributed to local coops and…

10 Cool Facts about GMC

Environmental leadership starts here! Check out these 10 cool facts about GMC. We can’t wait to see what we add to this list in the coming years.

Thinking Outside of the 100-square-foot box

The idea of a personal and quiet retreat away from the stress of our daily lives is one that entices all of us. You only have to look at what seems like every child’s fascination with treehouses for affirmation that there is something fascinating about the idea, and yet, what might appear to be the…