Be sure to attend Envirolution’s Sustainability Tour 2018, held March 26th thru 30th during the Washoe County and Carson City School District spring breaks. We have many good locations including the Tesla Gigafactory, Lockwood Landfill, RTC 4th Street Station, Oxbow Nature Park, Desert Research Institute, Ormat, Patagonia, the River School, the Great Basin Community Food Co-op and the KTBM Waste Warriors. The week-long tour is priced at $120 and includes transport by an RTC electric bus, guided tours of all venues, and lunch and snacks. Scholarships and financial assistance is available. Here is the link to register. For more info: renoinfo@envirolution.org or call 775-229-8488.

Check out the media coverage from MyNews4 after the NV Energy check presentation at O’Brien STEM Academy on January 24. The NV Energy Foundation gave Envirolution $7,000 to support Project ReCharge. Envirolution shared the news with Project ReCharge teachers and students at O’Brien STEM Academy during a special assembly. This grant will allow us to provide more classroom materials, updated curriculum and ongoing support to our teachers in Northern Nevada. See news clip below:

By Caitlin Lynch, UNR Student and Intern for Envirolution Envirolution recently had the opportunity to sit down with Steven McNeece, the Director of Sustainability for the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN). McNeece is an environmental science major in his senior year at the university. Last year, ASUN created the position that McNeece currently holds as Director of Sustainability on the Executive Board. His duties include overseeing the Sustainable Nevada Initiative Fund (SNIF), presiding on the ASUN Executive Board,and creating and improving sustainable activities on campus. The University of Nevada has been doing more for sustainability in the last three years. Previous ASUNRead More →

Caitlin Lynch is Envirolution’s New Social Media Intern. Caitlin is a junior at University of Nevada, Reno studying Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. She is a member of the UNR Student Ambassadors who are honors students that volunteer 5-7 hours a month to help prospective students make an informed decision on their college choice. Caitlin will be making several social media posts about environmental topics on Envirolution’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter feeds. We look forward to hearing from Caitlin.