Category Archives: education

Zero Waste Schools Initiative: Getting into the Garbage

By Bria Jerome As another part of my Sustainability Studies internship this semester at Seven Generations Ahead, I get the opportunity to participate in the Zero Waste Schools program. The program works with CPS schools and those in the greater … Continue reading

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Go Green During Earth Month 2019 @RooseveltU!

This April is #RUEarthMonth2019, and there are lots of ways to go green at Roosevelt as part of our campus sustainability efforts — from recycling and composting promotional events to fun urban ag field trips to our annual sustainability symposium. … Continue reading

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Fun Farming Field Trips Planned for Earth Month 2019 @RooseveltU

Ahh, spring has finally arrived! And what better way to celebrate this season than by getting outside and gardening. In honor or Earth Month, many special activities have been planned, including several garden and farm workdays and tours, arranged through … Continue reading

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Campus-Wide Composting @RooseveltU is Officially Live!

by Margaret Allen If you haven’t noticed already, here at Roosevelt we have launched a new system for composting food scraps and biodegradable waste. Just in time for spring and the advent of Earth Month, magical green bins have appeared … Continue reading

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Urban Ecology Field Lab – Summer opportunity 2019

Hi folks, I am once again serving as the Program Coordinator for the Urban Ecology Field Lab, a summer research/mentorship program at the Field Museum of Natural History. We’re doing important research on biodiversity, soil/water relationships, and social engagement and … Continue reading

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Audubon Great Lakes 2019 Internships, Fellowship and Stewardship events

The Audubon Great Lakes has some great opportunities for students and recent grads in the Chicago region. Check out this link and the image below for more info (2019 Job Flyer).

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Farm to School: Bria Jerome Reports on Her Internship at Seven Generations Ahead

By Bria Jerome Located in the suburb of Oak Park, Seven Generations Ahead works quietly and consistently to implement environmental goals throughout Cook County and the state of Illinois. SGA workers and interns divide their work into several different categories, … Continue reading

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