Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.65
Liaison Jennifer Bodine
Submission Date Feb. 19, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Weber State University
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
3.00 / 5.00 Chase Wilson
Student Sustainability Coordinator
SPARC
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
69

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
7

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
10.14

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge - Join us at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge,visit the visitor’s center and marshes, and learn about the plants and animals of the refuge. Bring a camera, binoculars or both (optional), and your own lunch. Board bus at Hurst Center on Ogden Campus.

Soil Prep to Harvest - Learn the basics from a professional botanist, Mindy Mortensen. Learn about the best varieties, when to plant, how to improve your soil, and natural ways to conserve water and resist insect damage to create a truly beautiful and productive garden.

Organic Gardening & Permaculture - Learn how permaculture gardening mimics patterns in nature to create a self-sufficient, easy-to-maintain garden.
Transform how you garden, landscape and grow your food.

Greenhouse Gardening - Experience the joy of starting seedlings and raising plants in your own greenhouse. Learn how to find the proper equipment to set up your greenhouse, choose plants and seeds, create a good growing environment, control pests and nurture your garden.

Design Your Own Backyard - Design a beautiful custom landscape for your backyard and learn design basics, drawing to scale, software options and plant types.

Beginning Beekeeping - Learn about different bee species and the essentials of beekeeping, including equipment management, buying
bees and getting them settled, feeding your bees, hive inspection and more.

Advanced Beekeeping - If you already have beehives, review fundamentals and learn advanced tactics to help your colonies thrive. Learn how to identify dangers to your hive, control swarms, requeen, increase honey production and more.


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
No

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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