News Archive 2009-2018

Alumni Volunteer for 2015 Common Good Day Across the Country Archives

In conjunction with the celebration of the 17th Annual Common Good Day on campus, more than 100 alumni, parents, and friends volunteered for the common good across the country.

Boston- Gaining Ground Volunteers helped with harvest and assisted in setting up the Farm’s first Annual Harvest Fest

Denver- Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Volunteers removed noxious weeds and landscaped around the Visitor’s Center.  Additionally they helped create a black-footed ferret educational display.

Hartford-Elizabeth Park Conservancy Volunteers weeded and maintained the gardens and grounds of Elizabeth Park.

NYC-  Broadway Housing Communities-Sugar Hill Development Volunteers participated in outdoor planting and helped in the creation of the inaugural mural for the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling with the guidance of artist, Saya Woolfalk.

San Francisco- California Coastal Cleanup Day Volunteers joined in this statewide effort to clean up California’s scenic beaches. Bowdoin’s group focused it’s efforts on Lands’ End Beach in San Francisco.

Seattle- The Nature Consortium Volunteers removed invasive plants, primarily Himalayan blackberry from the West Duwamish Greenbelt Forest.

See more pictures from the 17th Annual Common Good Day!