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 Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Care for the earth with agriculture and renewable energy programs including solar energy courses and more.

Programs in Solar Energy, Wind Technology and Agriculture

There is significant need for skilled professionals who can efficiently use and preserve our natural resources.

NWTC's Great Lakes Energy Education Center (GLEE) prepares students for high paying, in-demand jobs in energy management. Students in these fields and our Energy Club have taken on major projects:
  • Mason Street Solar Garden with flower-shaped solar panels to raise awareness and provide renewable energy.
  • Pole-mounted solar arrays providing electricity to classrooms and labs.
  • Solar-thermal project in progress at the Green Bay Botanical Garden.
  • Weatherizing low-income houses in conjunction with Wisconsin Public Service.
  • Reducing energy use on campus through coordination with NWTC’s Facilities team.

NWTC also prepares students to work with plants and food.  Besides programs in sustainable agricultures, landscape horticulture and winemaking, students can participate in a variety of activities: