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A $375,000 GRANT TO IMPROVE PLASTER CREEK WATERSHED
Calvin College has received a $375,000 state grant to further research, education and restoration efforts in the Plaster Creek watershed.
Calvin Energy Recovery Fund's Latest Project: Change the Bulbs
The Calvin Energy Recovery Fund has retrofitted North Hall with new lighting that will save the college thousands.
Kill-a-Watt Sustainability Competition (2013)
In January 2013, the residence halls participated in Kill-a-watt, a creation care awareness program and energy competition.

Announcements

Spring CEAP Poster Session
Thursday, May 8, 2014, 3:30 PM, CFAC Recital Hall
Lecture: "Weighing Values in the Search for Sustainability"
Speaker: Dr. Martine Vonk
Fall CEAP Poster Session
December 5, 2013, 3:30 PM, Science Building 010
Lecture: "Ecological Restoration as Public Spiritual Practice"
Speaker: Gretel Van Wieren (Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation.)
Spring CEAP Poster Session
May 8, 2013, 3:30 PM, Spoelhof Atrium
Lecture: "Reaching New Heights of Sustainability"
Speaker: Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell
==>>See the slide show of the event.
 
2013 Calvin Sustainability Across the Campus Summit
June 6, 2013, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Chapel Undercroft
 
2011 Sustainability Summit Reportexternal link
 
Seminar Series on Global Hunger and Food Security (Fall 2011)