Meet Rubenstein People
From studying sea turtle nesting in Trinidad to studying the natural history of Vermont, Rubenstein people are active in the field and in the classroom. Get to know us.
Last summer, I worked as an intern at the Pennsylvania Chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF). I participated in a wide variety of tasks, such as general orchard maintenance, data entry, and data collection in Vermont and Maine.
Over the past 40 years, the University of Vermont has acquired ten diverse Natural Areas that offer a number of attributes that continue to enhance students’ learning experience, improve health of the surrounding community, and give refuge to an array of flora and fauna. In the summer of 2015, Adam Heckle (NR ’16) was chosen ...
From the Berkshires to the Champlain Valley, Jessie Griffen Strengthens Bonds Between People and Their Natural World
Much like the songbirds she encountered at her summer field site in Massachusetts, Jessie Griffen feels at home in many environments. As a second year Ecological Planning (EP) Master’s student in the Rubenstein School, her versatility is matched by an enthusiastic drive for exploration — from the botanical candy-land of Costa ...
Several factors combined to drive the worst blue-green algae bloom in northeastern Lake Champlain’s Missisquoi Bay in recent history. Scientists attribute these unsightly and toxin-producing blue-green algae, or cyanobacteria, blooms to a changing climate and changing nutrient inputs from our intensifying land use practices.