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    Green Fund Projects are Sprouting Up on Campus

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    More than a Forest

    At our 305-acre Zena Forest we're studying and demonstrating sustainable forestry, ecological restoration, and seasonal harvests.

Sustainability at Willamette University

At Willamette, we seek to envision the future of humankind as a sustainable enterprise – not only the natural world that sustains life, but also the communities and economies that connect us to one another.

The Green Fund

Our student-led program funds projects advancing sustainability, equity, and social justice.

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Zena

Our 305-acre Zena property opens the local landscape to academic exploration.

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Leadership

An Executive Committee, Institute, and Advisory Board advance sustainability across the university.

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Waste audit offers valuable lessons in sustainability

A student-organized event showed how the campus community could improve its recycling efforts.

A student wearing rubber gloves sorts trash on a tarp in Jackson Plaza.
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Sustainability shines at ZenaFest

Willamette community receives a closer glimpse of student, faculty work at forest property.

Students use a cider press
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Exploring social justice through art

Three exhibitions and a panel discussion aim to start a dialogue about critical issues.

students viewing Betty LaDuke art exhibition