Note: Updates on how to get involved in campus and community environmental and sustainability activities, clubs, experiences, and outings coming soon. Please revisit our website soon for exciting news, information, and resources.
Campus Community Farm
In March 2010 SMCM students planted the first farm crop for the campus. Located on Rt. 5 south of the college just past Rosecroft Road, the Farm is dedicated to growing organic vegetables for the Great Room. An active group of Campus Farm managers offer fun, relaxing activities activities for students.
Several academic courses have already incorporated the farm into their curriculum. All students may come out to hoe or plant or weed for as short or long as they want. Volunteers are welcome!
For details, see the farm’s, Facebook page and blog.
St. Mary’s Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC)
SEAC is as student club that is part of a national network of grassroots organizations whose aim is to “uproot environmental injustices through action and education.” SEAC is one of the most active clubs on campus, and it serves as an information clearinghouse and networking group as well as leadership in environmental activism on campus and in the Mid-Atlantic region. To learn more, check out their blog.
St. Mary’s Watershed Association
A local organization with the goal to protect, improve, and promote the well-being of the St. Mary’s River Watershed. It welcomes students to participate. Join in on river clan-ups or planting oysters.
For information see the SMRWA website.