The design team employed passive systems and numerous sustainable features that were sensitive to the building's historic quality in order to minimize energy consumption and to meet criteria for LEED Gold certification, which was achieved.
Topics in Urban Environmental Education Review range from the urban context to theoretical underpinnings, educational settings, participants, and educational approaches in urban environmental education. Chapters integrate research and practice to help aspiring and practicing environmental educators, urban planners, and other environmental leaders achieve their goals in terms of education, youth and community development, and environmental quality in cities.
In the face of urban growth on this scale, how do we plan to feed, clothe, and provide energy and opportunities to people both inside and outside of our cities? CALS faculty, including DNR's Marianne Krasny and Keith Tidball, aim to advance innovation through civic ecology.
Conservation ecologist Stephen Morreale, senior research associate and adjunct associate professor in natural resources, administers the partnership with Earthwatch on behalf of Cornell with funding from Muriel K. Horacek in honor of her late husband, Fred Horacek ’51. This is the first year of the partnership program between Cornell and Earthwatch.