Student Grantees: Adan Martinez and Sarah Gomez
A $5,000.00 grant was given to Alternative Spring Break to support 12 students participation in an ASB Sustainability trip to Prince of Whales, Alaska to explore the common ground between human utilization and environmental preservation. The team of students will be partnering with the National Forest Service to exploreenvironmental management and remaining conscientious of both short and long-term environmental implications of the link between humans and nature.
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Student Grantees: Lorena Alvarez
Student Grantees: Sarah Valentine & Duncan Reid
A $7,150 grant was given to Alternative Spring Break to support 12 students participation in the ASB Northwest Sustainability Challenge. Students worked with the Westwind Stewardship Group, Tryon Life Community Farm, Hot Lips Pizza, and other community organizations and sustainability-focused businesses on the Oregon Coast and in Portlannd. They then came back to McMinnville to install bike racks on campus and build a eco-roof bike shelter.
Student Grantees: David Kellner-Rode
The LBC was granted $3,115.70 to assist the project in its inaugral year. The money was used to purchase tools and equipment, which are used to repair and tune-up bikes belonging to Linfield Community members free of charge.
Student Grantees: Samantha Mack, Elizabeth Wilcox, & Lily Ratliff
The Linfield Community Garden stemed from the work of ASLC Garden Club leadership and was granted $2,268 to put up a fence around the garden and to build raised garden beds. The Garden Club works to educate the Linfield Community on gardening techniques and local agriculture.
Student Grantees: Katherine Kann & Rachel Codd
Two students were granted $744 to initiate a new composting project working with the Community Garden and Residence Life. The goal will be to educate students in the residence halls and suburbs about composting and provide a supply of compost to the the Community Garden.