Environmental  Initiatives

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A rain garden located near the Mazza Museum is one of the projects developed and maintained by The Findlay Green Campus Initiative (FGCI).

The Importance of Sustainability


With nearly 400 acres of "campus," including two horse farms, a pre-veterinary facility and a 54-acre Center for Habitat Studies, The University of Findlay recognizes the social and economic value of sustainable practices.  In 2013, the University received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the national organization, America in Bloom, for its environmental initiatives.


Findlay Green Campus Initiative (FGCI)


The Findlay Green Campus Initiative (FGCI) is a volunteer organization that's made up of students, faculty, staff and members of the Findlay community.  The mission of the organization is, "To empower the entire UF community to adopt an environmentally conscious culture and continually improve the sustainability practices of the institution."
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Michael Reed, co-chair of the Findlay Green Campus Initiative, does some planting at the campus hoop house site.