Posts Tagged ‘ Wesleyan ’

Wesleyan Students Give Themselves to the Land

Jul 14th, 2012 | By

Five Wesleyan University students are organically tending 1.33 acres of farmland in Middletown this summer, sharing their bounty with the local food pantry and farmers markets. Long Lane Farm seems a long way from the postcard campus of Wesleyan University. But there, on the outskirts of the university proper, lies 1.33 acres of bucolic farmland

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Students, Haddam Land Trust Create Hiking Trail

Jan 19th, 2012 | By

Four Wesleyan students worked with the Haddam Land Trust by using GIS and field investigations to recommend a design for a sustainable trail on the Washburn Hill property in Higganum. For more on this story, visit: Students, Land Trust Create Hiking Trail – Middletown, CT Patch.

Wesleyan Students Protest Keystone Pipeline in DC

Nov 14th, 2011 | By

This Sunday 12,000 people, including Wesleyan students, held hands and encircled the White House in Washington, D.C. to protest TransCanada’s request for President Obama to allow construction of the Keystone XL Tar Sands pipeline. The pipeline would be used to transport crude oil from Canada to U.S. refineries. President Obama has since announced that construction

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Wesleyan approves $15 fee for Green Fund

Sep 5th, 2010 | By

Over the course of last year, the WSA, student body and Board of Trustees have approved the creation of the Green Fund. Supported by a $15 per student bi-annual fee that will go toward supporting environmental initiatives on campus, the fund is estimated to raise approximately $70,000 annually, which will be allocated by a committee

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