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 $33.3 million in environmental sustainability from 2006 through 2016 has positioned Dickinson as a leader in sustainability education. The investment includes expenditures of $11.8 million for climate action plan projects that reduce Dickinson’s carbon and ecological footprints; $13.8 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; $4.2 million on living laboratory and outreach activities that include the Dickinson Organic Farm and the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM); and $3.5 million of external grant support for a variety of sustainability programs.

2006-2016 Investments in Environmental Sustainability