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 $35.4 million in environmental sustainability from 2006 through 2017 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; $15.5 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; $4.8 million on living laboratory and outreach activities that include the Dickinson Organic Farm and the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM); and $3.7 million of external grant support for a variety of sustainability programs.

2006-2017 Investments in Environmental Sustainability