Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 33.32
Liaison James Taylor
Submission Date Sept. 25, 2012
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STARS v1.2

University of North Florida
ER-T2-1: Student Group

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 James Taylor
Environmental Center
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:

The name and a brief description of each student group:

Sawmill Slough Conservation Club (SSCC) - This was the very first club at UNF and has a long and rich history of protecting our campus natural areas and connecting students to nature.

UNF Biology Club - Promotes an academically-based, friendly biological community at the University.

List up to 4 notable recent activities or accomplishments of student group(s):

1. The UNF Biology Club helps conduct water quality testing in a small number of campus lakes.

2. The UNF Biology Club adopted Candy Cane Lake and does a periodic cleanup including the shoreline and the lake itself.

3. The SSCC conducted a number of field trips including a trip to an animal rescue sanctuary and a canoe trip on the Intercoastal in Jacksonville.

4. While doing some research regarding campus recycling, the president of the SSCC found a discrepancy in our recycling reporting and Physical Facility has since fixed the issue.

List other student groups that address sustainability:

The website URL where information about student group(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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