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“Food for Thought” Spring 2012 events calendar

The UF Office of Sustainability is hosting a plethora of events and workshops this Spring for the Food for Thought campaign.  For more information on any of these events, contact the UF OoS. On February 24, UF will be hosting the Florida Student Sustainability Summit!  Join us in representing the School of Forest Resources & … Continue reading


  • SFRC is hosting a Project Learning Tree workshop on Saturday, February 25th from 9am to 3pm at Newins Ziegler Hall, room 222. Undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in learning how to teach youth about the environment are invited to attend. The workshop is free and lunch will be provided. Space is limited, register now! Contact Joe MacKenzie at Why should you attend? • Build your resume with new abilities and skills • Learn how to teach youth about environmental issues • Become a certified Project Learning Tree Educator • Receive a copy of the PLT PreK-8 Guide containing 96 activities • Fun and engaging workshop!
  • Gators Going Green is proud to announce the Green Graduation Challenge. This challenge is designed to recognize individuals who have made an effort to become involved in the sustainability movement during their time at the University of Florida. This challenge is open to all students and can be found online at Individuals who complete 10 points by the semester of their graduation will receive a green cord to be worn during graduation.  All points must be submitted by April 4, 2012 to have completed the challenge for Spring 2012 graduates.  All points must be submitted by going here.  
  • Speaking of sustainable holidays, check out this article that was shared by SustainableUF this morning via The Wilderness Society: 8 Green Thanksgiving Ideas: Tips for an earth-friendly feast
  • Check out some of the indie craft shows in our area for unique gifts from local artisans! Gainesville Local Art Mart (GLAM) - Sunday, 12/4 @ Villa East; Craft Show 2011 - Saturday & Sunday, 12/3-12/4 @ O'Connell Center; Lake City Holiday Crafts Bazaar - Friday-Sunday, 12/9-12/11 @ Lake City Mall; Atomic Holiday Bazaar - Saturday & Sunday, 12/10-12/11 @ Sarasota Municipal Auditorium;


Join the revival! sustainable sfrc is turning over a new leaf and we have revamped our organization to bring greater visibility and activity among SFRC green team members within the wider campus and local communities. We look forward to working with our colleagues and friends to increase efforts in moving towards sustainability and advancing the philosophy of natural resource conservation and management in every day life.
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