George Mason University’s Office of Sustainability representatives are ready to get their hands dirty, and so are more than 30 conscientious gardeners from five states at the university’s week-long permaculture design course during spring break, from March 8‒15. It is the only course of its kind in the Washington area.
Local government, nonprofits and businesses representatives focused on environmental and sustainability related goals gathered with faculty, students and New Century College experiential learning educators to discuss new opportunities for partnerships.
Roger LeBlanc is an ESS student and is actively involved in promoting and living sustainability practices both on and off campus. Enviance hosted the Enviro March Madness tournament and Roger received one of the two Google Nexus tablets they awarded to students and Finest Four schools who go above and beyond in their campus sustainability efforts.