This article was published in the Steamboat Pilot. By Teresa Ristow. Sustainability studies student Olivia Goldsworthy, right, explains her poster to fellow student Molly Goldberg at Colorado Mountain College’s Sustainability Conference in Steamboat Springs in April. Goldsworthy’s poster explains her recent internship,...

CMC Steamboat Spring’s student Mackenzie Dormer’s column on the ecological, economic and social impacts of food waste ran in the April 22, 2016  Community Agriculture Column of the Steamboat Pilot. Dormer organizes the Steamboat Spring’s campus’ Food Recovery Network chapter and organizes student volunteers and food...

This article was published in the Steamboat Pilot and Today. By Scott Franz.  Cameron Poole still remembers when Colorado Mountain College’s cafeteria was more, well, college-like. “It had a good salad bar, but we were always having french fries, grilled cheese and chicken nuggets,” Poole says. Those days are long...

CMC is pleased to announce an all-media call to visual artists, writers, musicians, and filmmakers for the first Creative Expressions of Sustainability Award. Works selected will be displayed at the Sustainability Conference, which takes place April 21 and 22, 2016 at the CMC Steamboat Springs campus. Juried by a...

Colorado Mountain College faculty Leslie Gumbrecht and Cynthia Zyzda were featured in the December, 2015 issue of the Rachel Carson Council Campus Dispatch. The article focused on a collaborative and interdisciplinary class they teach at the college.  A copy of the article is reprinted below. Colorado Mountain...

Craig and Colleen Farnum are fat-bike enthusiasts who have used the all-electric car for camping and road trips with their daughter, Eversen. This article was published in the Glenwood Post Independent. By Heather McGregor/Clean Energy Economy News Craig and Colleen Farnum of Carbondale are a middle-class couple with...

CMC Rifle to host workshop on controlling costs with solar A new 435-kilowatt solar array is powering the water treatment plant for the Battlement Mesa Metro District. The array was built with no up-front cost to the metro district by using a solar energy financing mechanism. Libraries, schools, water plants and town...

CMC recently held sustainability days at four campus locations and at its central administration offices. Events featured speakers, sustainability studies students’ capstone presentations, locally-sourced food, and even, at one event, a chicken named Speckles. Two events also featured a Sustainability Pledge Photo...

This article was published in the Glenwood Post Independent. By Randy Essex. In at least one way, Honolulu’s got nothing on Rifle. Honolulu, coping with Hawaii’s high costs to import petroleum products, leads major American cities in solar power generated per person, at 265 watts. It’s far ahead of No. 2 San...

Last year, CMC held an awesome college-wide sustainability conference in Steamboat. This year, each campus will hold their own mini-conferences to celebrate their successes and raise awareness about the green sustainability efforts CMC is engaged in college wide. Below is a schedule and brief sum-up of various campus...