Environment

UConn Extension brings awareness to pesticide restrictions on school grounds 

UConn Extension brings awareness to pesticide restrictions on school grounds 

The University of Connecticut Extension recently created a series made to bring awareness to pesticide restrictions on school grounds in Connecticut. UConn Extension educator Victoria Wallace said that the series was started following a major ban on pesticides in the state of Connecticut. 

UConn Extension brings awareness to pesticide restrictions on school grounds

The University of Connecticut Extension recently created a series made to bring awareness to pesticide restrictions on school grounds in Connecticut. UConn Extension educator Victoria Wallace said that the series was started following a major ban on pesticides in the state of Connecticut.

Fridays for Future: Why you should leave class 

Fridays for Future: Why you should leave class 

This Friday, people across the globe will be stepping out of their commitments to protest the lack of action by their governments to combat climate change in a movement aptly titled Fridays for Future. As the event was started by 15-year-old Greta Thunberg, it seems only fitting that a group of University of Connecticut students would kick start their own chapter of the movement.  

UConn is fighting the environmental crisis with knowledge 

UConn is fighting the environmental crisis with knowledge 

For some University of Connecticut students, there is one significant, new requirement for them to complete before graduating. That requirement, in addition to their other general education classes, is to complete three credits worth of environmental literacy courses.