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Josh Halman in the field assessing tree crowns.


Alum Josh Halman Applies Research Expertise to State of Vermont Forest Health Monitoring

Joshua Halman (BS-UVM ‘01, MS-NR ’07, PhD-NR ’13) spent a decade studying forest and tree health in the University of Vermont Rubenstein School. As a forest health specialist since February 2015 with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, he applies his research expertise to the state’s forest monitoring ...

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Rubenstein School graduate student Sam Talbot (lower right) at Northern Woodlands Writers Conference.


Rubenstein School Students Seek Guidance from Seasoned Writers, Illustrators, Educators at Northern Woodlands Writers & Readers Conference

Over the years Rubenstein School faculty have championed undergraduate education beyond the walls of the classroom. Many of these opportunities are integrated into the core curriculum through partnerships with community organizations, while others provide long term funding that foster undergraduate internships.  For the second ...

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Nathan Fry stands on the Ak Sai Glacier in the Ala Archa National Park, Kyrgyzstan. Photo by Ben Teasdale (UVM ’15).


Nathan Fry Creates Ecological Leadership Program in Kyrgyzstan

At the twilight of my eight-year active duty military career, I was feeling a bit unmoored. Having spent the previous decade of my life always training for the next big challenge in my military career, deciding to bring it to an end to allow my family to settle down and grow roots in a community left me with more questions than ...

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Gund Institute Natural Capital Project


The Secret of Scientists Who Impact Policy

Environmental scholars have greater policy influence when they engage directly with stakeholders, a new UVM study says.

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