Alec Howard knew next to nothing about gardening. As a Humboldt State student now, he’s focused on sustainability, greening up campus with his “HSU”-shaped community garden and growing a community along the way.
From organic produce to specialty foods, the North Coast region is known for its focus on locally produced products. But how accessible and sustainable is healthy food in Humboldt County? Experts will gather at HSU for a daylong symposium to probe these questions and look at how food systems affect local citizens.
Humboldt State University’s Advancement Foundation voted Thursday to become a signatory on the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
Humboldt State University has pledged support for the White House American Campuses Act on Climate demonstrating Humboldt State’s commitment to carrying out sustainability goals and supporting strong action on climate change by world leaders.
Students are helping HSU rack up thousands in energy savings while gaining skills for a green career through a statewide student-run program that promotes energy efficiency and education on college campuses.
It’s game on for a group of Humboldt State students who are competing against 15 other universities nationwide. The game is “Kill The Cup,” and campus culture indicates the HSU squad might be the favorite in this field.
A partnership between HSU and the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) is saving the campus money and reducing carbon emissions one light bulb at a time.
The Klamath River is a massive, breathtaking, and complex system with its own unique ecology and affected by political, economic, and cultural factors. It’s home to diverse communities including Native American tribes, farmers, and fishermen.
Humboldt State is one of 37 colleges and universities across the country to receive support from the Recycling Bin Grant Program, made possible by Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and the Coca-Cola Foundation. The program awarded HSU with 50 recycling bins, which will be used to expand waste reduction efforts at outdoor events such as football games, concerts and club fairs.
Humboldt State is partnering with local volunteers and charities next week to ensure that students moving out of the residence halls have a minimal impact on the environment and the community.