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Many Ways to Celebrate Earth Week

From films to lectures, drum presentations to races, the Colleges' celebration of Earth Week this year represents an array of sustainability issues and themes. Earth Week kicked off Monday, April 21, with a showing of the documentary, "Dirt!" Inspired by William Bryant Logan's acclaimed book, "Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth," the movie takes a humorous and substantial look into the history ...  More >>

FLI to Launch Owasco Monitoring Buoy

Research efforts around water quality issues will get a new boost this spring when the HWS Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) launches a high-tech water monitoring buoy in Owasco Lake, the sixth largest of the Finger Lakes. The newly attained $100,000 YSI Water Quality Monitoring System will monitor and collect critical water column profile data, including temperature, salinity, and total algae, as wel...  More >>

FLI Continues Sustainable Development Series

The Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith (FLI) will continue to host its third annual Sustainable Community Development Series with a presentation on "Biomimicry and Resilience Silence for Home and Communities." Kevin Stack and Josh Stack of Northeast Green Building Consulting, LLC will lead the discussion. Kevin Stack is the founder and CEO of Northeast Green, and Josh Stack holds ...  More >>

FLI Hosts Sustainable Development Series

The Finger Lakes Institute (FLI) recently hosted its first event of the third annual Sustainable Community Development Series at the Smith Opera House in downtown Geneva. The series, which aims to connect students, faculty and the community with environmental issues of the region, is made possible thanks to support from Isabel Foundation. The Sustainable Community Development Series is one of man...  More >>

HWS Remains a Tree Campus USA

Hobart and William Smith were honored with the 2013 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for their commitment to effective urban forest management. The Tree Campus USA® designation recognizes college and university campuses that effectively manage their campus trees, develop connectivity with the community beyond campus borders to foster healthy urban forests, and strive to en...  More >>

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