UW-Whitewater Sustainability

Student Organizations

Ecology Club

UW-Whitewater Ecology Club is a student organization that frequently partners with the Wisconsin DNR and other conservation groups, takes various trips, and participates in volunteer service related to their field of study. Email ecologyclub@uww.edu to find out more about this organization and their meeting times.

Freedom Force

Freedom Force is a student organization banding together with International Justice Mission and Love 146 to fight against human trafficking in its various forms. Freedom Force events are held with the hopes of raising awareness about trafficking and engaging in conversations with students and faculty about these issues. For more information email freedomforce@uww.edu.

Gardening Club

The Gardening Club focuses on all topics related to gardening and horticulture by learning and sharing necessary skills to grow plants and organic food. Activities generally include plant sales, field trips, workshops and other hands-on training. Connect with the Gardening Club by emailing gardenclub@uww.edu. 

Outdoor Adventure Club

Outdoor Adventure Club serves as an outlet for outdoor recreation enthusiasts and provide opportunities for such adventures. Email oac@uww.edu for more details about this org.

Peace, Education and Activism through Creative Engagement (PEACE)

It is the mission of PEACE to uphold and progress ideals which promote social, political, and environmental justice at the local, state, national, and international levels in addition to facilitating personal growth and inner balance within its members and surrounding community.  Throughout the year, they host a variety of events to expose students to issues and potential solutions to the problems we face as a society. Connect with PEACE by emailing peace@uww.edu.

Students Allied for a Green Earth (SAGE)

Students Allied for a Green Earth (SAGE) promotes ecological sustainability and awareness, democracy, cultural diversity, and social justice at UW-Whitewater, in the Whitewater, WI community, and on a global level. SAGE strives to educate and inform members and the community about sustainability issues and environmental problems through field trips, hands on activities, and events. To get involved or request further information, email sage@uww.edu.

Water Council

An extension of the Milwaukee Water Council, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Water Council creates awareness of the importance of freshwater to advance southeastern Wisconsin's position as a world hub for water research, education, and economic development. Activities include attending conferences and networking events, participating in stream monitoring and other water related acts of service, and educating members and people of Whitewater about water issues and water business. For more information, email watercouncil@uww.edu.