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Nicole Civita Appointed to Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council

Oct. 14, 2019

Nicole Civita, the Sustainable Food Systems specialization lead and instructor here at MENV, has been appointed by Governor Jared Polis to the Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council (COFSAC) . She will hold the academic seat on the council through August of 2023. COFSAC’s mission is “to advance recommendations that strengthen...

Food Waste Awareness Week

2019 Capstone Feature: Food Waste Awareness Week

Sept. 30, 2019

Over the course of the year, MENV will feature various Capstone Projects to keep the community updated on the accomplishments of our students and partner organizations. The Capstone is the centerpiece of the MENV program and is a year-long project that partners students with an organization from the public, private,...

Part of Cohort 4

Welcome Class of 2020!

Sept. 25, 2019

It’s that time of year again where we welcome another cohort into the MENV community! Similar to the years before students have come far and wide to seek professional skills through the four different tracks that MENV has to offer: Environmental Policy, Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Sustainability Planning and Management,...

MENV Alumni Publish Informative NREL Report

MENV Alumni Publish Informative NREL Report

Sept. 21, 2019

Anna Kaelin and Jeremy Stefek, from the very first MENV cohort, have worked hard over the past three years studying the economic impacts of the Rush Creek Wind Farm. This research originally stemmed from Anna and Jeremy’s capstone with NREL. Along with their colleagues, Suzanne Tegen, Owen Roberts, and David...

Brazil

Beneath the Canopy – MENV Students Observe Conservation in Brazil 

July 1, 2019

Five MENV classmates and I spent the last two weeks in Brazil for a class titled, “Sustainability in Brazil.” The purpose of the course was to investigate socio-environmental development, governance, and leadership in the Amazon and Atlantic forests of Brazil. Our two-week trip broke out into two parts: one week...

Mad Ag

2019 Capstone Feature: Mad Agriculture

June 28, 2019

Over the course of Summer 2019, MENV will feature various Capstone Projects to keep the community updated on the accomplishments of our students and partner organizations. The Capstone is the centerpiece of the MENV program and is a year-long project that partners students with an organization from the public, private,...

Jackson

Colorado has 2.8 million acres of state trust lands, but most is closed to the public. Sportsmen are trying to change that.

June 24, 2019

A sportsmen’s group that found 9.52 million acres of federally managed public lands in the West can’t be accessed by public roads is now looking at state-owned lands. In Colorado, a majority of those are off-limits to the public. The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and onX , a Montana-based digital...

students

Students Travel to Chamonix to Study the Policy and Science of Climate Change in Alpine Regions

June 15, 2019

In May 2019, 13 representatives from the University of Colorado Boulder traveled to Chamonix, France to study the policy and science surrounding climate change in the Mont Blanc region . Led by Mark Squillace, an acclaimed professor of natural resources law at Colorado Law, the group consisted of a mix...

Water Board

2019 Capstone Feature: Colorado Water Conservation Board

June 11, 2019

Over the course of summer 2019, MENV will feature various Capstone Projects to keep the community updated on the accomplishments of our students and partner organizations. The Capstone is the centerpiece of the MENV program and is a year-long project that partners students with an organization from the public, private,...

Gwichin

The Brink: Stories of Environmental, Social and Economic Justice

May 23, 2019

The Brink is a radio storytelling project about what is needed to transition to a more just environment and society, which tells stories of inequality, struggle and transformation. The word “brink” has dual meaning: that which exists at the margins and a critical turning point. The Brink is a project...

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