Office of Sustainability

Projects

Sustainable Transportation Senior Project

Project looks at the transportation situation on the camous of Humboldt State University, with particular attention paid to single occupancy vehicle usage and efforts to improve alternative transporta

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Tap That! HSU Takes Back the Tap

Continuation of student lead campaign to promote local water resources and reduce overall usage of disposable/ single use plastic water bottles on and around the campus of Humboldt State University.

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The Arcata Aquaculture Project: An Initial Study Influents & Effluents

Student conducted water quality survey of three sites from February through March 2007 on the influents and effluents of the Arcata Aquaculture Project (AAP) rearing ponds located adjacent to the Arca

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The Bike Friendly Group: Working Toward a Sustainable HSU Campus

A general look at the resouces available to bike riders on the campus of Humboldt State University and suggestions on how to increase and improve such resources.

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The Bike Rack Team

Document reviews the lack of bicycle parking on the campus of Humboldt State University and attemps to promote bicycling as an alternative and viable means of transportation.

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The Dellanina Nature Area: Storm-Water Overflow Diversion Marsh alongside Alliance Rd.

Project looks at water quality and fish habitat parameters associated with Dellanina nature area, created by the city of Arcata along Jolly Giant Creek in an effort to reduce flooding and promote ecos

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The R.O.S.E. Project

Development of methods to increase awareness and efficiency of operations at the Reusable Office Supply Exchange program site on the campus of Humboldt State University.

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The Recycling Project

Basic research into the development of a recycling program along L.K. Wood Blvd for the purpose of waste reduction.

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The Use of Mushrooms at Humboldt State University's Campus Center for Appropriate Techology

Project contains general research into methods aimed at increasing public awareness of the benefits of fungi with respect to ecosystem importance and on site-food production through interaction at the

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Turbidity Testing in Freshwater Creek with Salmon Forever

Project continues ongoing water quality assessment of Freshwater Creek and its tributaries with particular respect to turbidity and suspended sediment loads.

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University Travel Emissions Auditing Project

Capstone project analyzing the contemporary and historic greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation associated with Humboldt State University.

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Volunteering in Brasil: Was it Sustainable?

Student volunteer experience in sustainable development in northeastern Brazil.

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Waste Reduction in the Depot

Research into reducing the amount of non-recyclable waste generated from the depot on the campus of Humboldt State University.

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Website on Sustainability at Humboldt State University

Development of a website dedicated to improving communication and available resources for those interested in sustainability oriented issues and projects at Humboldt State University.

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What is Your Mode of Transportation? Analyzing Transportation Choice and Methods of Inceasing Bicyclist Convenience

Development of methods to improve the infrastructure on the campus of Humboldt State University for bicyclists and raise awareness of resources available.

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Widow White Creek Restoration

Project addresses efforts to improve salmonid habitat and ecosystem restoration along a particular stretch of Widow White Creek near Murray Road in McKinleyville California.

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Working with Local Business to Lower Their Environmental Footprint

Description of sustainability internship with Humboldt County engineering firm, Winzler and Kelly, directed at lowering the firms environmental footprint.

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WRRAP Compost End Use and Education on Campus

Since the 1970's Humboldt State University has been aware of the need for waste reduction measures in order to save money on waste transportation and landfill fees.

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Zero Waste at Arcata Plaza Events

The goal is to make events on the Arcata Plaza zero waste by January 2014.

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Zero Waste Efforts in Arcata, CA

This project is an exploration of zero waste efforts in Arcata, CA. We prepared a survey for residents, which was conducted with an iPad outside five grocery stores throughout the city.

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Zero Waste Graduation Implementation Guide

Project focuses on methods and education aimed at reducing waste generation which occurs during graduation and related ceremonies for Humboldt State University.

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