The Robert Redford Conservancy, soon to be housed in a renovated historical building adjacent to the Bernard Field Station, serves to bring together Pitzer College’s various commitments to sustainability. The center facilitates academic programming and interdisciplinary environmental education. Students are able to access programs that provide hands-on experience, combine different sectors such as art and […]
The Roberts Environmental Center at Claremont McKenna College facilitates student involvement in environmental issues using an interdisciplinary approach. The Center participates in environmental outreach projects and provides opportunities for students to engage in environmental consulting, sustinability conferences, and other conservation efforts. Students work in research teams to analyze different issues and advocate for solutions, incorporating […]
The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden spreads across 86 acres and is home to more than 2,000 types of plants native to California. Conservation projects at the Garden play a major role in saving species and protecting natural habitats for future generations. The RSABG offers a graduate degree in botany through Claremont Graduate University. A […]
The Pomona College Organic Farm is a 1.2 acre working farm in the southeast corner of the Pomona College campus. The farm contains fruit trees, vegetables, herbs, chickens, bee hives, and a beloved structure called the Earth Dome. Food waste from The Coop, the Sagehen Cafe, and Pomona’s dining facilities is composted at the farm. […]
The John R. Rodman Arboretum was established in 1984 by Dr. John R. Rodman, Professor of Environmental Studies, in order to preserve indigenous plant species on Pitzer’s property. There are a total of sixteen gardens on ten acres of land. For more information, visit the Arboretum’s webpage.
The Hixon Center was recently founded by Harvey Mudd College to promote the integration of environmental issues and advocacy into the college’s academic programs. The Center facilitates sustainability-focused research and academic pursuits, and collaborates with local entities such as the city of Claremont to reduce environmental impact. Students at Harvey Mudd are able to complete […]