University of Vermont

  • environmental leaders

    "I learned a lot while I was in Alaska—everything from identifying tundra vegetation to what to do if a bear attacks." — Genna Waldvogel

    Genna WaldvogelEnvironmental sciences major, intern at Alaska field station, conductor of research project on seasons and streams. More about Genna >>

  • environmental leaders

    "I felt a strong sense of community in RSENR." — Kelsey Head

    Kelsey Head Environmental studies major, student educator with the UVM Watershed Alliance, creator of environmental curriculum for young people, intern, volunteer coordinator. More about Kelsey >>

  • environmental leaders

    "I directly contributed to the outcome of the project." — Joshua Carrera

    Joshua Carrera Natural resources major, social activist, co-creator of online course, participant in travel study to Costa Rica, Brazil, Ecuador and beyond, delegate. More about Joshua >>

  • environmental leaders

    " I was looking to learn and broaden my experience in the wildlife biology and education fields." — Flavio Sutti, Ph.D. student

    Flavio SuttiPh.D. candidate in natural resources, Consultant biologist in Italy, master in wildlife biology, researching landscape context as a framework for agricultural systems. More about Flavio >>

  • environmental leaders

    "I care deeply about forests, and I have come to care passionately about working with horses in the woods." — Ethan Tapper

    Ethan TapperForestry major, horse logging intern studying forest management and impact of horses working in the woods. More about Ethan >>

The Rubenstein School offers exciting, hands-on environmental programs that integrate natural sciences and social perspectives. Our small, close-knit community challenges students to discover knowledge, skills, and values to become innovative, environmentally-responsible leaders. More about our School...

Academic Programs

 Undergraduate Majors
 Undergraduate Minors
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forestry
  • Geospatial Technologies
  • Parks, Recreation and Tourism
  • Wildlife Biology
 Graduate Degrees, Concentrations & Certificates



Monday October 20, 2014
Jeffrey V. Freeman, Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, University of Vermont
Professor Emeritus Department of Biology Castleton State College

“Tabanus calens and other biting flies at Addison, Vermont: Seasonal abundance with a two-tier box trap?"

105 Marsh Life Science Bldg.

Refreshments will be served starting at 11:35 a.m. in room 105 Marsh Life Science Bldg.
Josh Castonguay, Director, Generation and Renewable Innovation at Green Mountain Power

Renewable Energy at Green Mountain Power; Wind, Hydro, Solar & More

Josh has worked at Green Mountain Power for 11 years and is responsible for the development and operations of GMP’s existing fleet of generation and developing new stuff including micro-grid facilities. GMP’s present fleet includes 32 in-state hydro dams, ownership of two wind farms, twelve solar farms and partial ownership of a wood-chip bio-mass power plant. Green Mountain Power is an Investor-Owned utility that provides electricity to about 80+ percent of Vermont consumers.

Overview of GMP's Energy Plan

Hills 122
Tuesday October 21, 2014
James Marsh Professor-at-Large Lecture and 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Department of Community Development and Applied Economics: "Community as a Foundation for Change." Howard Dean, founder of Democracy for America, former governor of Vermont and former chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Billings. 5 p.m. Information.
Thursday October 23, 2014
Loon to Lynx - Protecting Nature and Preparing for the Future
Symposium in Honor of the 40th Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center

Keynote speakers include Joe Roman, Author and Hardy Fellow in Conservation Biology, Harvard University and Collin O’Mara, President and CEO, National Wildlife Federation—and panels of experts will examine the future for conservation biology and discuss the challenges ahead for preserving Vermont's natural heritage. Other panelists will include our own Jed Murdoch, biologists from Vermont Fish and Wildlife, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service as well as a number of NGOs.

More details about the conference can be found here:
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is $15, which includes lunch from Sugar Snap.

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