The Gustavus Greens: Environmental Activism on Campus

Posted on April 22nd, 2021 by

Happy Earth Day!  Are you interested in learning more about environmental activism on campus? The Gustavus Greens is one notable environmental awareness group that formed during the 1980s. The Greens embraced a grassroots philosophy of direct involvement and equal participation. Club members also worked to increase the awareness of environmental issues, improve the college’s sustainability, and promote community education. The work of the Greens is being continued by the Environmental Action Coalition. If you want to learn more about the history of the Gustavus Greens as well as other forms of activism at Gustavus, please visit the College Archives.


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