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  • Ariana Porcello's avatar
    Ariana Porcello 5/04/2020 2:02 PM
    Congrats everyone!!  We did it!!!!

  • Ariana Porcello's avatar
    Ariana Porcello 5/04/2020 6:53 AM
    Hello class of 2023!!  Thank you again for being part of this team, I just wanted to reach out to say that I am running for USG Sustainability Chair and would greatly appreciate your vote so I can keep leading things like the Eco Challenge!!:)  Voting starts TODAY so if you wouldn’t mind taking a moment to check your student email and vote for me it would mean so much to me!  
    I hope y’all had an awesome weekend and happy Monday!!
  • Reflection Question
    Energy Learn About Renewable Energy
    What inspires you to act on sustainable energy and other energy issues?

    Kate Ostaffe's avatar
    Kate Ostaffe 5/03/2020 6:13 PM
    I want to take care of the planet, because I want to make sure that I can have a future and future generations can too. I am also religious and believe that God calls us to be stewards of the Earth.

  • Clay Andemar's avatar
    Clay Andemar 5/03/2020 5:23 PM
    Last day! Glad I got to learn new everyday tricks to help our earth.

  • Keeli Gustafson's avatar
    Keeli Gustafson 5/03/2020 12:30 PM
    I can't believe it's the last day of the eco-challenge! Great job everyone : )

  • Ariana Porcello's avatar
    Ariana Porcello 5/03/2020 10:09 AM
    Happy FINAL DAY of the Eco Challenge everyone!!  Congratulations on making it this far y'all, you've all been doing great!  Let's finish strong and get as many actions completed as we can today!!

  • Kate Ostaffe's avatar
    Kate Ostaffe 5/02/2020 10:30 PM
    Last day of the challenge! This has been a great experience and I'm so glad I participated! I am hoping that I will continue to be more mindful of my everyday habits after this challenge ends.

    • Ariana Porcello's avatar
      Ariana Porcello 5/03/2020 8:48 AM
      I am so glad you joined too!  And I am so happy you feel like you were able to take something away from this!  Awesome job Kate!!
  • Reflection Question
    Water 5-Minute Showers
    Name some of the human activities impacting the health of water systems, both locally (your watershed) and globally (freshwater and oceans). What can you do to improve the health of water systems?

    Katie McGinnis's avatar
    Katie McGinnis 5/02/2020 7:02 PM
    Other water-reducing steps that can be taken in the restroom are using water-saving toilet flushing methods and turning off the water while brushing teeth.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Reduce Animal Products
    Why do people in richer countries eat more meat than people in other places? How does eating more meat affect our planet and other people?

    Katie McGinnis's avatar
    Katie McGinnis 5/02/2020 7:00 PM
    Eating meat requires more water than eating at lower trophic levels. Moreover, it requires farmers to divert crops from feeding people to feeding other livestock.
  • Reflection Question
    Water Eco-friendly Gardening
    What are the most prominent water concerns in your area? Examples include drought, flooding, pollution, access, security, and privatization.

    Katie McGinnis's avatar
    Katie McGinnis 5/02/2020 6:58 PM
    One of the most prominent water concerns where I live is flooding in the spring time. When the snow melts during the water season, water has difficulties entering the nearby sewers and rivers. This is why it can be helpful to have rain gardens and other surfaces that allow for higher water infiltration.