Kentucky’s Western Kentucky University earns National Recognition

WKU’s on-campus landscaping has earned national recognition…

WKU News Blog

WKU is the only Kentucky school included in The Campus Wild: How College and University Green Landscapes Provide Havens for Wildlife and “Lands-on” Experiences for Students, a new publication from the National Wildlife Federation.

WKU's on-campus landscaping has earned national recognition in The Campus Wild: How College and University Green Landscapes Provide Havens for Wildlife and “Lands-on” Experiences for Students, a new publication from the National Wildlife Federation. (WKU photo by Bryan Lemon) WKU’s on-campus landscaping has earned national recognition in The Campus Wild: How College and University Green Landscapes Provide Havens for Wildlife and “Lands-on” Experiences for Students, a new publication from the National Wildlife Federation. (WKU photo by Bryan Lemon)

The richly detailed guide, released Sept. 8, highlights how colleges and universities are playing a dynamic role protecting wildlife and restoring habitats in campus green spaces—including on-campus landscapes and natural areas, as well as distant campus-owned lands. It explores how such green places—dedicated to “The Wild”—also can benefit students, faculty, and staff with leadership opportunities, hands-on learning, energy savings, water conservation, and much more.

“We at WKU have always taken pride in the natural…

View original post 434 more words

Advertisements