OESS to manage the University Farm and the Greater Domain
The University has recently expanded the Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability under Assistant Provost Jon Evans to oversee management of the outer Domain and the University Farm as part of the University's strategic vision for environmental education.
Students raise awareness of invasive species
Students conduct a survey and raise awareness of invasive species on the Domain.
Jon Evans named science advisor for Resilient Landscapes Initiative
Jon Evans, assistant provost for environmental stewardship and sustainability, has recently been appointed as a science advisor for an Open Space Institute (OSI) initiative focused on wildlife adaptation to climate change.
Cumberland Voices - a conservation planning document for the South Cumberland region
The Land Trust for Tennessee and Sewanee: The University of the South completed a comprehensive plan for conserving the natural and cultural resources of the South Cumberland region.
EPA Representative Visits the OESS
Sewanee's Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability got the chance to sit down with B. Suzi Ruhl, JD, MPH, Senior Attorney Advisor, Office of Environmental Justice, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to discuss a myriad of issues relating to sustainability
Sewanee Think Outside the Bottle at Boston
In the beginning of February, students Zack Loehle (C'17) and April Shi (C'14) attended a national conference for student leaders at the headquarters of the Think Outside the Bottle Campaign in Boston, MA. Part of a national effort to combat plastic waste and push for sustainable water use, the Sewanee chapter of the organization began more than a year ago.