Office of Sustainability

Projects

2006 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Audit at Humboldt State University

Project looks at the issue of global climate change and its connection with selected greenhouse gases.

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A Proposal for a Sustainable Residence Hall Complex at Humboldt State University

A new residence hall complex is planned to be built within the next five years in order to accommodate the expected increase in Humboldt State University’s student population.

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A Study of Water Conservation at Humboldt State University: Phase 1

Research into the amount and types of water usage on the campus of Humboldt State University along with the development of methods aimed at reducing such consumption.

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A Summer Internship in Alaska

Documentation of student internship working with the Institute of Arctic Biology as part of the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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A Sustainable Hostel in Arcata

Project focuses on developing and conducting a survey of students on the campus of Humboldt State University inorder to assess student interest in the proposed constuction of a hostel in Arcata based

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After-School Program Intervention

Project looks at the relationship between nutritional decisions, primarily of students and education of food cycles and where the food we eat really comes from.

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Ah Pah Village

General research into the components and design necessary for a sustainable water system to be implemented at the Blue Creek Ah Pah Village located just north of Orick, California.

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Application of the California Rapid Assessment Method on Strawberry Creek

The objective of this project is to establish baseline information for restoration efforts of wetland health and to improve and standardize the CRAM modules applicable to floating mat wetlands located

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Appropriate Technology Educational Models

Development of methods to increase access and effectiveness of appropriate technology education primarily through hands-on educational models in conjunction with the Campus Center for Appropriate Tech

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Arcata CCA Feasibility Study

During the study community choice aggregation (CCA) was researched as a stand alone option for Arcata, a joint program between Arcata and Sonoma, and a joint program between Arcata and Marin.

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Arcata House Garden Project

Project involves student design and site implementation of a low maintenance garden space for the transitional living facility, the Arcata House.

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Are Mitigation Measures being followed for Mill Creek?

As part of a mitigation settlement for the development of the Mill Creek Shopping Center, in McKinleyville, CA, several measures to decrease pollution impacts to the adjacent creek (Mill creek) were a

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Assessment of Arcata's Community Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan

A look at the City of Arcata's decision to join the International Council on Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) and Cities for Climate Protection (CCP) in 2000 and subsequent failure to meet

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B Street Project

Research into methods to improve both pedetrian and bicycle safety along B street in Arcata, California.

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Beachgrass Removal at the Samoa Dunes

The goal is to remove invasive species from the Samoa Dunes and let native plants regenerate for the benefit of the fauna in the area.

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Bicycle Friendly University

This project evaluates the bike friendliness of Humboldt State University (HSU) through the lens of the Bicycle Friendly University certification.

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Bicycling Signage at Humboldt State University

Development of methods to raise bicycling awareness and improve informational signage around the campus of Humbodt State University.

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Bike Rack Expansion within the College of Natural Resources and Sciences

Document addresses the increase in bicycle parking demand and lack of availability in specific locations on the campus of Humboldt State University.

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Biodegradable Waste Management Feasibility Study for Humboldt State University

Project attemps to assess the feasibility of possible strategies aimed at reducing waste generation and diversion from landfills on the campus of Humboldt State University.

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Campus Committee on Sustainability Subcommittee On Capital Outlay

Project looks into building construction on the campus of Humboldt State University and the importance of enviromentally friendly/ energy concious design decisions.

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Campus Compost

Project contains general research into methods aimed at raising awareness of composting benefits and programs in place on the campus of Humboldt State University as well as developing additional resou

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Campus Landscape as Urban Silviculture

Project looks at the characteristics and maintenance requirements of urban lanscapes with particular attention paid to the campus of Humboldt State University.

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Campus Stormwater Runoff Assessment

Project addresses issues of stormwater runoff from the campus of Humboldt State University and develops methods to mitigate its effects/ stresses on water quality and infrastructure.

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Campus Sustainability Fund: Creating Sustainable Behaviors and Waste Reduction Practices at Humboldt State University

Project looks at the lack of funding sources available for sustainable or waste reduction orientated programs on the campus of Humboldt State University.

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