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How Green is our College?. What do you want to know about Sustainability at Miramar College? Please use index cards to write your questions for our Sustainability panel. Sustainability: Facilities. LEED Certification for Buildings.

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How green is our college

HowGreenis our College?

What do you want to know about Sustainability at Miramar College?

Please use index cards to write your questions for our Sustainability panel


Sustainability facilities

Sustainability: Facilities


Leed certification for buildings

LEED Certification for Buildings

Since 2006-07 the district has pursued LEED certification for its new facilities


Leed leadership in energy and environmental design

LEED - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

  • Administered by the U.S. Green Building Council

  • Benchmark for design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings


Leed leadership in energy and environmental design1

LEED - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

  • Achieving this goal does present budgetary considerations

  • Results in “green” benefits at each stage of the building process


Sustainability lifestyle

Sustainability: Lifestyle


How green is our college

Miramar Facilities

Master Plan

Phase One:

“Develop Environmental Preserve and Signage”

Vernal pools at Black Mtn Road and Hillery Drive


What is a vernal pool

What is aVernal Pool?

  • Depression that collects seasonal rainwater, bringing dormant plants and animals to life

  • Beneath is layer of hardpan soil – in our case from Cretaceous period (65 – 1.8 mya)

Miramar College

CA Central Valley


What s the big deal about vernal pools

What’s the big deal about vernal pools?

  • A threatened wetlands ecosystem

  • Contains endangered species


Branchinecta sandiegonensis

Branchinecta sandiegonensis

San Diego Fairy Shrimp


Adult fairy shrimp

Adult Fairy Shrimp

Conservation

Education


How green is our college

Miramar Facilities

Master Plan

Phase Two:

“Greenhouses and Biological Pond”


Greenhouse linked to science curriculum

Greenhouselinked to Science Curriculum


Where do we stand with the farm stand

Where do we stand with the Farm Stand?


Farm stand survey

Farm Stand Survey

  • Developed by Miramar College AS Food & Culture Club

  • Question: Would you buy produce from a farm stand

    on campus?


Farm stand survey1

Farm Stand Survey

  • Results: Within 48 hours, 92 respondents said “Yes.”

  • Best time for the stand: Tuesdays, 12-3 PM


Recycling on campus

Recycling on campus


What is recyclable

What is RECYCLABLE?

  • Please use our blue recycling bins for recycling only.

  • Trash goes only in trash cans!

  • Please empty liquids from bottles & cans.


What is recyclable1

What is RECYCLABLE?


What is recyclable2

What is RECYCLABLE?

CRV

CA Redemption Value

CA Refund


What is not recyclable

What is NOT RECYCLABLE?


Sustainability curriculum

Sustainability: Curriculum


Workforce and economic opportunity initiative grant

Workforce and Economic Opportunity Initiative Grant


Growing green collar cte

Growing Green Collar CTE


Curriculum integration

Curriculum Integration


Alternative fuels electric hybrid technologies

Alternative FuelsElectric/Hybrid Technologies

Hydrogen Fuel Cell


Wind generation

Wind Generation

Wind Farm


Photovoltaic

Photovoltaic

Solar Array


Environmental sustainability task force meetings 4th tuesdays 1 2 pm in t 101

Environmental Sustainability Task ForceMeetings: 4th Tuesdays, 1-2 pm in T-101


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