University of Montana, Sustainable Campus Committee

Host Site Coordinator: University of Montana, Sustainable Campus Committee

Event Type: Displays, Demonstrations, Seminars

Attendees: 150 Students, General Public, Faculty, Staff, Media

Event Highlights: The University of Montana was the first Montana institution to have sponsored a National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey. During the first-time event, much was learned and much was accomplished. A huge highlight of the event was the Mayor of Missoula introducing a proclamation naming October 3, 2008 as National Alternative Fuel Day Odyssey. Other activities for the event included involvement of a campus committee, the gathering of numerous alternative energy vehicles, alternative energy seminars on biofuels and hydrogen, local media coverage, and overall campus awareness of more sustainable transportation modes.