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Sustainability at the corners of UW-W

Choose your own path at the UW-Whitewater Nature Preserve north of campus on Schwager Dr.

Corey Moen, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2019

UW-Whitewater is lucky to have over 120 acres of land meant for open and recreational use, which includes a walking trail and a nature preserve. The trail starts at Perkins Stadium which leads to an observation deck with views of the rebuild prairie area. UW-Whitewater so. Brandon Klinkhammer state...

New development to replace historic trees and home

A construction crew member works to take down the former Olsen Funeral Home on Oct. 19, one day after two trees that inspired a student-made petition were cut down. A bur oak still stands behind the house. Once fully demolished, Campus Edge Apartments will be built on the property in its place. Photo Kimberly Wethal

October 20, 2015

Online petition creates buzz over tree removal By Vesna Brajkovic Oct. 20, 2015 Two maple trees that garnered a lot of attention this past week were taken down in the middle of the night last Saturday, marking the start of the development of a nine-unit townhouse to replace the old Olsen Funeral Home o...

Disposal service urges reduce, reuse, recycle

Students in attendance of Brent Flikkema’s presentation to promote the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle program, as part of the 2015 Sustainability Speaker Series that Resident Assistants were required to participate in as part of their training, put on their provided gloves and sorted through recycling.

April 22, 2015

By Vesna Brajkovic April 22, 2015 After one father mistakenly placed an envelope holding $700 of his daughter’s Girl Scout money in a pile of recycling on collection day, John’s Disposal Service, Inc. received a frantic call. As the sole vendor for the entire city of Whitewater, it may have...

Earth week celebrated on campus

Enterline

April 24, 2013

  There has been excessive planning and time put into the Earth Week activities which began on Apr. 22 and will continue throughout the week. Both Talia Schutz, the senior account executive of Creative Marketing Unlimited, and Wes Enterline, the sustainability coordinator, have worked diligently...

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