News & Events

Current Events

Backyard Composting Class!
Backyard Composting Class!

The Fredericksburg Branch Library will host a Composting class for homeowners. We hope to see you there!

Backyard Composting Class!

We’d like to thank Taryn Lemmon, our outgoing Sustainability Coordinator! She has done an amazing job this past year and we’ll greatly miss her!

We’d like to welcome Genesis Avila, our incoming Sustainability Coordinator!     We’re very excited to have her join our team!

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 Stayed tuned for upcoming Sustainability news and events! 

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Interested in Past Events? View our Archives below!


News Releases

UMW and NORESCO Partner to Encourage Green Behavior on Campus, April 2008
UMW Building Receives Green Building Rating, December 2007
UMW Real Estate Foundation Announces Purchase of Park and Shop Property, December 2007

News Articles

Blue is the New Green at UMW, UMW Bullet, September 3, 2008
UMW Students Save Energy, The Free Lance-Star, May 6, 2008
Local University Going Green, WFLS News, April 21, 2008
Green Lights, The Free Lance-Star, November 6, 2007

School Buildings Going Green, The Free Lance-Star, July 21, 2007