Local Sustainability News

Take a break from campus and come out and play! Learn to fly fish, climb the Alpine Tower, slackline, hammock, learn about local animals, kayak, play Ultimate and much more! Participate in 5 activities and get a free meal!
ASU's Physical Plant, the team responsible for operations and maintenance of campus buildings and grounds, will be making a big push this fall to get about 60 trees in the ground before winter. Volunteers are needed for the planting effort. ...
Food Services Behind the Scenes Tours
Learn how being self-operated makes Appalachian Food Services “local” in every sense of the word.  Participants will see our operation from the storeroom to the dining room. 
Let everyone know you care about sustainability! Simply complete the Green Appal Room Certification Application and help your residence hall WIN! Not only will you receive your Green Appal certificate from University Housing you will be entered to...
Join the ASU Sustainability Council in demonstrating our commitment to sustainability in the community! The Council has adopted the section of Boone Creek that flows past Appalachian Mountain Brewery and Boone Mall. To fulfill this commitment, we...
Regional Strategic Gatherings connect the work of the Appalachian Transition Fellowship to a wider participant base around opportunities in important economic sectors. These sessions provide a space for people from non-profits, business,...
outdoor nation
During the eight-week Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, individuals at ten schools will report on their outdoor activities at oncampuschallenge.org. The school that logs the most activities outside at the end of the competition will win a...
Tree
The Tree City USA program is a national program that provides the framework for community forestry management for cities and towns across the United States. Tree Campus USA started in 2008 and since then 110,785 trees have been planted on university...
Classroom laughter, community service, and a beautiful setting for which to study. These are three things that have helped Appalachian State University earn a ranking among the Princeton Review's best colleges in the Southeast. Rick Sullivan's tour...
Wrinkler Hall Site
When renovation costs for Winkler Hall proved to be impractical, the decision was made to raze the aging building. Hundreds of spectators lined Stadium Drive June 1 or watched via a video stream when the building was imploded. 
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