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Community Garden Water Sustainability Initiative

By Marley Halter. Early this year, the Community Garden at Auburn University (CGAU) Advisory Committee developed a 2021 Water Savings Program. As part of the program, irrigation timers were phased out of use, and garden staff planned to raise awareness of the problem of water waste, and to hold classes…
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December 7, 2021
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When It Rains, It Pours: Sustainability Picnic 2021

By Molly Kilpatrick. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, and sometimes it just rains. The Sustainability Picnic was canceled this year due to heavy afternoon rain on Wednesday, August 25, 2021. The annual Welcome Week picnic brings together Auburn students, employees, and community members for a gathering of all things sustainability with free food,…
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September 2, 2021
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Community-University Partnerships: Lessons from the Field

By Sean A. Forbes and Carey E. Andrzejewski. Auburn University’s classification as a Carnegie Community Engaged university speaks to the institution’s recognition of the value of partnerships in fulfilling its land-grant mission of bettering the lives of those in Alabama and beyond. The Carnegie Foundation articulates that “the purpose of community…
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August 9, 2021