This richly detailed guide highlights how colleges and universities are playing a dynamic role protecting wildlife and restoring habitats in campus green spaces—including on-campus landscapes and natural areas, as well as distant campus-owned lands.
EcoLeaders: A Community for Young Leaders
Connect with students and other young leaders, access project planning tools including EcoTopic pathways and earn certification for project-based leadership skills and impacts on the environment.
Create a customized career plan, access career sector outlooks, and other green career related resources
Browse through the reports produced by the National Wildlife Federation's EcoLeaders program.
Campus Sustainability Case Studies
Chill Out: Climate Action on Campus
Environmental Management Systems: A Framework for Planning Green Campuses
Higher Learning for a Higher Purpose: Part 1 (video)
Higher Learning for a Higher Purpose: Part 2 (video)
Hiring a Sustainability Coordinator (PDF)
National Trends in Sustainability Performance: Lessons for Facilities Leaders
Paper and Wood Procurement Toolkit (PDF)
Case Study Database (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education—AASHE)
Hands-On LEED: Guiding College Student Engagement (U.S. Green Building Council's Center for Green Schools)
Paper Steps on Campus: 9 Steps to Protecting the Climate (Environmental Paper Network's RePaper Project)
Roadmap to a Green Campus (U.S. Green Building Council's Center for Green Schools)
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