Student-led environmental action
Our initiatives are at the core of what we do. Our student-led teams work in the following areas to create positive change on campus and in our community.
The mission of our Sustainable Food initiative is to create a just, green, and viable food system and develop student connections to local food within Fort Lewis College’s campus and the broader SW Colorado region. Some of the projects and efforts that this team focuses on are:
The mission of the Lands and Ecology initiative is to connect students to opportunities to protect and restore the fabric of our regional biological ecosystems, and to advocate for the protection of lands that have cultural and ecological significance. Some of the projects and efforts that this team focuses on are:
The mission of our Climate Action initiative is to push for on campus and regional climate action in the form of energy conservation, shifts toward renewable energy, and other greenhouse gas reduction measures. Some of the projects and efforts that this team focuses on are:
The mission of our Zero Waste initiative is to advance zero waste principles across FLC and the greater community and reduce the amount of material headed to our regional landfill from FLC every year until zero waste status is achieved. Some of the projects and efforts that this team focuses on are: