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About Sustainability at UMC

Our Perspective

  • Sustainability is focused on the future
  • Sustainability is a global and local issue
  • Encompasses the major challenges of our time (national security, arable land, clean water, energy crisis, climate change, population growth, etc.)

Sustainability is Social-Political, Environmental and Economic

UMC Sustainability Committee Charge

The University of Minnesota, Crookston Sustainability Committee's charged with providing overall leadership for [sustainability] work, while at the same time encouraging broad participation from across the campus, community, and region. It is our responsibility to demonstrate our commitment to sustainability by what we do, and how we do it. The success of our sustainability efforts depends on building broad based support.

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Young Toddler Standing Prarie Flowers - Photo by Dan Svedarsky UMC Faculty

"What you do to the earth you also do to your children."
- Red Lake Nation