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WSU to measure its ecological footprint
April 18, 2007

PULLMAN –  When it comes to an environmental footprint, bigger is not better. WSU students, faculty and staff will be able to take an on-line survey April 23 that will help measure their ecological footprint, which is defined as the numbers of acres of land it would take to support their lifestyle. The survey is part of the Tread Lightly 2007 event, which is being held in conjunction with the Earth Day Network, the worldwide coordinating body for Earth Day events on April 22. John Glass, coordinator of the WSU Sustainability Initiative, said the confidential survey will be available on-line at on April … » More …

Natural resources school to meet ecological challenges
March 10, 2003

The heart of the matter was expressed by the implementation committee’s introduction to their draft proposal last December: “In looking to an uncertain and challenging future, the Faculty at Washington State University would rather lead than follow. We are asking the WSU Administration, our Colleagues, and the University community to help us break down institutional barriers to progressive growth and change. We are asking for the opportunity to self-develop and implement a cornerstone of the WSU Strategic Plan and our future land grant mission by creating a School of Natural Resources and Environment.”Review of the proposal has been on for a couple months in the … » More …