Talloires Declaration (University Leaders for Sustainable Future)

Central College signed in December, 2006:  find detailed information about our sustainability education commitment at:

AASHE (Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education)

Central College joined in 2006: one of the best web resources going at:

Presidents Climate Commitment (American Colleges and Universities Presidents’ Climate Commitment); President David Roe of Central College signed the Commitment on September 15, 2007; Central submitted its draft Climate Action Plan (CAP) on September 15, 2009);             find our draft CAP and also see what other schools are doing at:

Prairie Project (Central’s Sustainability-Across-the-Curriculum Training Initiative):


SUSTAIN (Campus Sustainability Working Group):

Facilities Management:

Community-Based Service Learning:

Neil Smith National Wildlife Refuge/Prairie Learning Center (Prairie City, IA) (

Center for Prairie Studies at Grinnell College

UMACS (Upper Midwest Association of Colleges for Sustainability): Central College is a  founding member institution:

MRCSE (Midwest Regional Collaborative for Sustainability Education):

U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development, “National Sustainability Education Standards,” at:

Curriculum for the Bioregion Initiative at:

Center for Ecoliteracy, at:

National Wildlife Foundation, Campus Ecology Program, at:

Second Nature, “Sustainability Curriculum Framework,” at:

Cows, Colleges and Curriculum Sustainability Across the Curriculum Training (Carleton/St. Olaf):