Office of Sustainability

Projects

Environmental Issues and Social Activism Speaker Series

Project brings together three speakers on various environmental issues for a three night lecture event held on the campus of Humboldt State University.

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Ethical Eating

Brief look at the production and consumption characteristics of modern food cycles.

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Feasibility Study: Creating a System for Using Refillable Glass Bottles

General research into the possibilities for the establishment of a refillable glass bottle system for use among local breweries of Humboldt County.

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Final Report

Basic research in the development of a web-based environmental education course dealing with rainforest ecosystems of northern California.

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Findings of a Walkthrough Energy Audit

Project attempts to identify sources of energy cosumption within the Arcata school district and differentiate between behavioral and technolgical methods to reduce such usage.

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Friends of the Dunes Environmental Education Project

A brief overview of environmental education programs offered by friends of the dunes in connection with local schools and with particular focus on grades three through six.

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Friends of the Eel River

Project contains general overview of Friends of the Eel River and restoration efforts being carried out while also attempting to assess/ raise local awareness and garnish community support/ participat

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Getting to Know Your Water

Development of water resource educational curriculum geared towards the eighth grade.

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Green Cleaning

Project addresses issues regarding the use of toxic/ environmentally harmful cleaning products on the campus of Humboldt State University.

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Greenhouse Group

Student involvement with Sumeg Patrick's Point Lagoons Interpretive Association project to design and implement a semi-permanent on-site greenhouse for the purpose of native plant propagation and

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Greywater Marsh Project Proposal

General research into the design for a greywater treatment marsh to be implemented on-site at the Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT) at Humboldt State University.

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Habitat Expansion for Wolf's Evening Primrose at Luffenholtz Beach

This group is striving to decrease the abundance and impacts of English Ivy in the treated area, increase abundance of Wolf's Evening Primrose, increase the resilience of the native plant communi

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Headwaters Forest Reserve: Growth Model Development for Northern California Second and Old Growth Redwood Stands

Headwaters Forest Reserve has several stands of second growth trees that are too dense. By having an excess of trees closely spaced, stands become overly competitive therefore limiting growth.

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Healing Garden Project

Project looks at the need for accessible community garden space as places of sanctuary and safety for victims of intimate partner violence and abuse.

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Herbicide Monitoring in Freshwater Creek: PowerPoint Presentation

Outline and printed version of a powerpoint presentation regarding issues of herbicide contamination and monitoring within the Freshwater Creek watershed located in Humboldt County.

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HSU Forestry Parking Lot Sediment Runoff Assessment

The goal of this project is to reduce the annual sediment yields of HSU's forestry tool cleaning area as much as technically feasible as well as devise new ways to eliminate sediment runoff from

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HSU Organic Coffee Project

Project looks at the types of coffee that are offered on the campus of Humboldt State University and attemps to raise awareness and campus procurement of organic, fair trade and sustainably produced c

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HSU Takes Back the Tap

Summary of student led campaign, HSU Takes Back the Tap, on the campus of Humboldt State university for the purpose of educating the community of issues surrounding bottled water and promoting sustain

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HSU: Takes Back the Tap 2009

Student lead campaign to promote local water resources and decrease the amount of single-use water bottles used on and around Humboldt State University.

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Humboldt Bay Stormwater Awareness Project

A brief look at the clean water act (CWA) and implications with respect to stormwater runoff.

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Humboldt Community Garden Project

Project looks at the step-wise process of creating a community garden for the residents of the City of Arcata.

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Humboldt Permaculture Guild

Project addresses the growing issue of food security and the loss of heirloom varities and overall genetic diversity in plants producing consumable food.

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Humboldt State Fall 2010 Water Audit

General survey into the water usage on the campus of Humboldt State University and development of strategies to promote/ raise awareness of conservation.

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Humboldt State University Community Agriculture Opportunities

Project addresses the need for service-learning based educational opportunities centered around community agriculture for students of Humboldt State University.

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