UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Get Involved

Campus Involvement

There are several ways to get involved with sustainability efforts at UWRF! There are several student organization that focus on or are related to sustainability including:

  • Bee Club
  • Horticulture Society
  • Resource Management Club
  • Student Alliance for Local and Sustainable Agriculture (SALSA)
  • We Bike River Falls
  • Environmental Corps of Sustainability (ECOS)

More information on student organizations can be found on the UWRF Falcon Sync page

Community Involvement and Service Opportunities

Students, Faculty, and Staff can also get involved with sustainability in the community!

  • Grow to Share is a way to engage community members in a collaborative community garden, sharing harvest with families in need. Garden working during the growing season (April through October). Volunteers can also assist with events, including children's programming, and fundraising events. Everyone is welcome - all ages and ability levels.
  • The River Falls Community Food Pantry aims to provide food, with respect and dignity, in times of need to those in the River Falls community. Volunteers needed for variety of duties during open hours at the pantry. These include: working with clients, (checking them into our computer system and answering questions, assisting with bagging and bringing groceries to vehicles), stocking shelves, accepting donations from community members, sorting donations, and other duties as assigned. Excellent customer service skills a must!
  • POWERful Choices! is a community-wide effort to install a strong local conservation ethic while demonstrating the effectiveness of energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable resource development. The group meets once a month - all are welcome!

Professional Networks

UWRF is a member institution with the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education(AASHE). All UWRF faculty, staff, and students with a valid uwrf.edu email address are able to create an account to access an abundance of sustainability resources in the resource hub section of the website.

Interested?

Are you interested in getting involved in any of the above organizations or activities? If so, email sustainability@uwrf.edu to help get connected!