Environmental Wellness

Environmental Wellness

The ability to appreciate the external cues and stimuli from the environment.


Campus Recreation Resources

  • The Outdoor Adventures Center is home to the Outdoor Adventures program, existing to engage individuals and groups in adventure experiences for escape, education & enjoyment.
  • Bike UNL is a registered student organization at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with the mission to empower bicycling and bicycle education in the UNL community. Bike UNL is composed of students of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln that believe in bettering the university through the support of bicycling.

Environmental Wellness Resources on Campus

  • The Office of Sustainability provides support for initiatives within the UNL campuses and community to create a culture of faculty, staff and students who are socially, economically and environmentally responsible.
  • The ASUN Green Fund provides grant funds for student-led projects directed toward improving overall environmental sustainability on the university campus.   

Environmental Wellness Community Resources

  • The Cleaner Greener Lincoln initiative offers tips and tricks for saving energy, recycling, and living green on the go and during leisure time. 
  • The Great Plains Trails Network offers a map of the trails in and around Lincoln, and also provides an interactive map where you can view bike friendly roads and set a trail route. 
  • By shopping at Farmers' Markets, you can buy local and organic foods while supporting local farmers and the community economy.


    • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
    • Air Quality
    • Reusing Materials
    • Adopting, Leave-No-Trace
    • Conserving Water and Fuels
    • Spend Time in a State/National Park
    • Finding Value in Surroundings

    Wellness Pulse Check:

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    Are you engaged in the process of Environmental Wellness?

    Evaluate your own Environmental Wellness with this brief quiz.

    • Do I recycle?
    • If I see a safety hazard, do I take the steps to fix the problem?
    • Do I volunteer time to worthy causes?
    • Am I aware of my surroundings at all times?

    If you answered "No" to any of the questions, it may indicate an area where you need to improve the state of your environmental wellness.

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