Investments in Environmental Sustainability

Stafford Greenhouse and Kaufman Landscaping

Building on Dickinson’s history of environmental stewardship, energy conservation and strong environmental-studies program, the investment of $27.8 million in environmental sustainability from 2006 through 2014 has positioned Dickinson as a leader in sustainability education. The investment includes expenditures of $11.3 million for climate action plan projects that reduce Dickinson’s carbon and ecological footprints; $10.4 million to support academic programs in Environmental Studies, the Center for Sustainability Education, the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Laboratory and summer global sustainability immersion programs; $2.9 million on living laboratory and outreach activities that include the Dickinson Organic Farm and the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM); and $3.2 million of external grant support for a variety of sustainability programs.

2006-2014 Investments in Environmental Sustainability