Beginning in the Fall of 2016, the entire Department of Entomology pledged to become a green department . Partnering with the UMD Sustainability's Green Office Program we underwent an extensive audit, evaluation, and received a list of sustainable behaviors we are practicing well and where we have room for improvement.
We have 23 goals to meet, 11 of which we have achieved to become Bronze Certified. So, what actions have we taken so far? Check out our list of accomplishments below!
Ear damage? In this case, we are not talking about listening to music too loud or standing too close to the speakers at a rock concert. Instead, Dr. Galen Dively, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Entomology, has unlocked the mystery shrouding the increased dmanage to ears of corn. Read more about Dively's study here.