Work Study students tackle garden maintenance
Scott Summers C'16 and Gabrielle Fignar C'17 work on garden maintenance after several weeks of rain in the Spring of 2015. Summers and Fignar have been working and volunteering at the farm for several years and now help newer students with familiar processes and tasks.
Eva Moss, C'15 writes on her summer experience working on an organic farm
Planet Forward and National Geograhpic are giving opportunities for campus voices to be heard.
Sending Green to Haiti
Do you know about Sewanee's Green Fee?
Palm Sunday Connection: Deforestation in Belize
As a class project in Professor Evans' Conservation Biology course this semester, we are studying how the demand for palm leaves by churches on Palm Sunday has created a market for illegally harvested palm leaves from the rain forests of Belize and leading to deforestation and land degradation.
Zanmi Kafe- Sustainable Agroforestry and Payments for Ecosystem Services in Haiti
Zanmi Kafe (Partners in Coffee) represents a collaborative effort between Sewanee, the NGOs, and Haitian farmers to establish sustainable tree-based agroecosystems in Haiti through the reintroduction of shade-grown coffee.
Sewanee assists with controlled burn to restore native pines in the Turks and Caicos Islands
Sewanee recently joined in the research efforts in the tropics.