Find out what
local Earth Day activities are being planned in your area,
by searching their events database! You may also publicize your
events on their site. The Earth Day Network also provides you with
project/activity ideas for Earth Day, as well as resources on how
to go about organizing your events.
assists students, faculty, staff and administrators with the design
and implementation of practical conservation projects, provides
training and incentives, and helps to document and share lessons
learned nationally and beyond. Their collection of resources and
case studies, along with their peer experts are valuable tools for
any campus project.
Their peer experts provide senior level consulting to
the campuses that enroll with Campus Ecology, help to update and
create new resources, lead training clinics, and provide advice
and assistance with special projects.
Center for Environmental Citizenship/ Campus Green
Trains students in political skills to protect the
environment, including how to run Vote Environment Campaigns on
International Institute for Sustainable
Development On Campus (IISD)
IISD has dedicated an entire section
of their web site to campus sustainablity. They provide links to
campus environmental planning initiatives, reports, and printed
resources. IISD has also maintains a "Sustainable Campus Policy
Bank" which provides a comprehensive list of University Environmental
Policies, both general and issue specific (ie. Solid Waste Management,
Procurement and Purchasing).
Sierra Student Coalition
purpose of the SSC is to help students become the most effective,
responsible activists they can be, by tailoring and amending the
resources of the Sierra Club to fit their needs. The Sierra Student
initiates and organizes national, regional, and local issues campaigns,
uniting individual students, campus groups, and environmental organizations
in an effort to create positive change.
Student Environmental Action
SEAC'S goal is to put activists in touch with the
resources they need to be effective. In addition to providing links
to other student activism resources on the web, SEAC's National
Office staff and regional coordinators are a wealth of information.
On SEAC's web site, you will find the Speakers Bureau which lists
potential speakers for environmental events.
The Public Interest Research Groups are state based organizations
funded and directed by students. The PIRGs consist of over 100 chapters
in 18 states, and organize hundreds of grassroots events both on
and off campus every year. Their web site lists numerous ways to
get involved, in addition to providing resources, reports, and access
to a national campus news wire.
Citizens Action Committee
Includes links to info on Global Footprints, Global Warming, Contacting your senator, Ways to save energy, and “green” gifts.
If you know of any other web sites
that should be added to this resource page, please let us know.