The Richard Alsina Fulton Center for Sustainability Studies is Wilson's home for hands-on environmental education. We provide opportunities for students and community members to interact and experience first-hand today’s environmental issues and solutions.
Those who want to explore sustainability in food production, energy, transportation, land stewardship and community awareness will find opportunities for practical learning at the Fulton Center for Sustainability Studies (FCSS).
Educating students of all ages for humane stewardship of our communities and our world.
Features of the Fulton Center for Sustainability Studies
- 50-acre farmstead, including a seven-acre, USDA Certified Organic produce farm with passive-solar high tunnels and display gardens.
- Interpretive nature three quarter mile trail through a woodland and along the Conococheague Creek.
- The historic Owens Barn and Tooke Farmhouse, both Civil War-era buildings.
- A variety of solar energy applications.
- Community supported market share program.
- Campus composting facility and recycling projects.
Dr. Edward Wells
Chair of Environmental Studies