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Gina Fiorile earns national acclaim for her role in engaging youth in climate change action.


First-Year Student Gina Fiorile Receives EPA Merit Award on Earth Day

Two things happened when Gina Fiorile, as a high school student in Saranac Lake, New York, contributed to leading the Wild Center’s Adirondack Youth Climate Summit in 2014.  

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Rubenstein School Faculty Recall First Earth Days

Rick Paradis Lecturer in the UVM Environmental Program and Manager of the UVM Natural Areas which were designated by UVM in 1974.

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Sophia Hoffacker


UVM Sophomore Wins Udall Scholarship, Two Juniors Named Honorable Mentions

UVM student Sophia Hoffacker ’17 has been awarded the Udall Scholarship, a prestigious, nationally competitive award for sophomores and juniors who are committed to careers related to environmental or Native American issues. Udall Scholars have demonstrated strong leadership and excellence in the classroom.

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Amanda Spears at wingbee


What’s a Woodcock Wingbee?

What do you get when you put twenty-seven wildlife biologists in a UVM classroom with 12,088 woodcock wings? This might sound like the set-up for a Far Side cartoon, but the correct answer is a “Woodcock Wingbee.” The goal of the wingbee? To help understand and protect populations of this upland bird species, a favorite of ...

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