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Agriculture, Land Use, Food, and Sequestration (ALUFS) SWATeam (Ongoing)

Project History

  • 10/2/2017

    In the second meeting of the semester, ALUFS discussed whom to contact to for data on nitrates and what campus could potentially do to encourage local food processing, as well as the challenges to increase the university's local food consumption.

  • 9/8/2017

    The ALUFS SWATeam had its first meeting of the year, during which the scope of the teams' focus was reviewed.


This SWATeam deals with agriculture, land use, food, and carbon sequestration. It is comprissed of an enthusiastic group of faculty and staff from ACES, University Housing, and Facilities & Services, partnering with eco-conscious students who are focused on assisting the U of I campus in meeting its lofty iCap goals for sustainability. 

Project Team

  • Primary Contact:

    Colleen Williams

    Project Leader:

    Reid Christianson

    Team Members:

    • Bruce Branham
    • Joseph Edwards
    • Thurman Etchison
    • Brent Lewis
    • Adriana Noboa