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Apr 22

Earth Month!

Published in 2015

Happy Earth Day! Here are the rest of the events for this month:

April 22nd, 9am to 3pm

Earth Day: Celebration at Lakeside Food Court, Lower Hobson Union

Farmer’s Market, Ninja Wellness Obstacle Course, Music, Give-Aways, Free Bike Tune-Ups, and more!

April 23rd, 2 pm to 4 pm

Minnesota Food Charter Presentations, Lower Hobson Union

Students from an Environmental Sociology class will be sharing various bits of information about the MN Food Charter

April 23rd, 6 pm

Documentary Thursday: A Fierce Green Fire, Sattgast 208

This documentary shows the history of the environmental movement’s evolution from the 1960s to the present.

April 26th, 3 pm

Adopt-A-Highway Clean-Up

Help Students for the Environment clean up a section of Power Dam Road!

April 27th, 6 pm

Tar Sands Workshop, Ozawindib Room

Come learn about the Tar Sands and what you can do to help!

April 28th, 5:30 pm 

Sustainable Tuesday, Rail River Folk School

Learn what all the buzz was about bees!

April 30th, 6 pm

Documentary Thursday: We Got the Power

Shows viewers how the United States can replace fossil fuels with clean energy in a way that is economically beneficial to consumers and businesses alike, and ensures a safer environment for future generations.

Hope to see you at our events!

-The Sustainability Office

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Mar 25

Sustainable Campus Research Grant

Published in 2015

The Environmental Advisory Committee is please to announce that the Sustainable Campus Research Grant is now open for students to apply! Follow the link below to apply. Projects must be focused on conserving energy or promoting renewable energy. Students may be awarded up to $500 for their project and will be announced during Earth Week.

If any questions arise, please contact Alex at

Link to application:
Link to FAQs:

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Registration for the 2015 UMACS Conference hosted by BSU is available here !

Paul Bunyan Transit

Paul Bunyan Transit -- the most reliable and economic way to get anywhere in town or in the county. They can be reached at 751-8765.  BSU has two bus stop shelters on campus: One in front of the A.C. Clark Library and the second is along 19th street in front of Walnut Hall. 

BSU Electricity Usage

kWh usage / month graph of the electricity usage Last 12 months (Jul 10 - Jun 11) compared to previous 12 months.
Jun '11 Jun '10 % chg
910129 827430 9 %

BSU Water Usage

gallons used / month graph of the electricity usage Last 12 months (Jul 10 - Jun 11) compared to previous 12 months.
Jun '11 Jun '10 % chg
1434730 1228000 16 %

BSU Waste Generated

waste in pounds / month graph of the electricity usage Last 12 months (Jul 11 - Jun 12) compared to previous 12 months.
Jun '12 Jun '11 % chg
24540 18840 30 %


"We need to love and respect the Earth with the same intensity that we give our families and our tribe."
~ James Lovelock