UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

UWRF Sustainability

News and Events

Fall 2019 Upcoming Events

Thursday Feb. 27th- St. Croix Summit in the UC Ballroom from 8:30am to 5pm

Tuesday March 10th- Sustainability Cinema Part 4 in the University Center Kinnickinnic Theater at 4pm

Thursday March 12th- POWERful Choices! meeting in the City Hall Training Room from 12pm to 1pm

Thursday March 12th- Climate Science Series - Human Activity and Climate Change with Dr. Jill Coleman Wasik at the River Falls United Methodist Church from 4pm to 5:30pm

Friday March 13th- Surplus Sale in Hagestad Hall from 9am to 12pm

Tuesday March 17th- Fare For All pickup (must pre-register by March 10th) from 4pm to 5:30pm

Friday April 3rd- Speaker Jack Pieper on Queer Climate Justice in the University Center Kinnickinnic Theater from 11am to 12pm

Wednesday April 8th- We Bike River Falls community ride from 5pm to 6:30pm. Meet at the Falcon Center.

Thursday April 9th- POWERful Choices! meeting in the City Hall Training Room from 12pm to 1pm

Thursday April 9th- Climate Science Series- Local Sustainability Initiatives and How You Can Help with Mike Noreen at 6pm

Friday April 10th- Surplus Sale in Hagestad Hall from 9am to 12pm

Tuesday April 14th- Sustainability Cinema Part 5 in the University Center Kinnickinnic Theater at 4pm

Thursday April 16th- Follow Up of "Moving Into Action: What's Next - A conversation on creating a more sustainable community" in the River Falls High School Media Center from 7pm to 9pm

Friday April 17th- Sustainability themed Bingo in the University Center Involvement Center at 8pm

Tuesday April 21st- Fare For All pickup (must pre-register by April 14th) at the River Falls United Methodist Church from 4pm to 5:30pm

Wednesday April 22nd- Earth Day

Wednesday April 22nd- We Bike River Falls community ride from 5pm to 6:30pm. Meet at the Falcon Center.

Friday April 24th- Arbor Day

Saturday April 25th- Kinni River Cleanup from 9am to 1pm. Meet at Veterans Park between 9am and 9:30am for check-in.

Wednesday May 6th- We Bike River Falls community ride from 5pm to 6:30pm. Meet at the Falcon Center.

Friday May 8th- Surplus Sale in Hagestad Hall from 9am to 12pm

Thursday May 14th- POWERful Choices! meeting in the City Hall Training Room from 12pm to 1pm

Tuesday May 19th- Fare For All pickup (must pre-register by May 12th) at River Falls United Methodist Church from 4pm to 5:30pm

 

 

Sustainability News Sources

Grist - A Beacon in the Smog

Common Dreams 

Productive Knowledge - WI Green News

News Archive

Kinnickinnic Workshop Advances Sustainability at UW-River Falls

UWRF Education Faculty Speaks on Curriculum and Sustainable Art

UW-River Falls Theatre Presents 'Ancient Wings: A Crane's Story'

UW-River Falls Faculty Receive Undergraduate Research and Discovery Grant to Create Kinni Watershed Consortium 

Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability 2010 Conference held at UWRF April 9–10

Conference summary

Complete conference program

Sampling of conference presentations

UWRF graduate receives national fellowship

Major energy grant awarded to Osceola community

‘Natural Step’ groups plan next steps

UWRF Gaining Ground on Turning Campus 'Green'

UC Food Composting Continues Historic Campus Tradition

UWRF Setting Pace on Campus, Regional Sustainability

UWRF To Participate in Pilot Sustainability Rating System

University Launches Institute for Sustainability Challenges

UWRF Passes Sustainability Proclamation with City and School District of River Falls

UWRF has Become an Educational Partner of the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics

Campus Sustainability Day Webcast

Voices of NWF’s Young Leaders Assembly: From Community Roundtable to a Meeting with President Obama by Ian Johnson, SCISCD Research Fellow

UWRF Co-Sponsors Faculty Leadership in Sustainability Workshop

UWRF Receives Green Grade On Sustainability Report Card

Campus Sustainability Day Webcast Slide Presentation

Study to Investigate Feasibility of Wind Turbines for UWRF

Sustainability: NSU to set goals for campus and community alike

Events Calendar

Campus
Information forthcoming

Community/Local
River Falls Farmers Market open Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings during the growing season.

St. Croix Region
Music on the Overlook in St. Croix Falls - Fridays starting June 1

Wisconsin
Information forthcoming

Twin Cities/Metro/Minnesota
Information forthcoming

National
Information forthcoming

International
Information forthcoming