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



Thursday September 25, 2014
Vermont Connection & Conservation

UVM Natural Areas: Rick Paradis, Director

What: UVM faculty and staff quick talks and invited Vermont presentations
Where: Aiken Center, Room 103
When: Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm, with discussion and refreshments

For more information, please contact:Sarah Pears ( or Bess Perry (
Friday September 26, 2014
Gund Conference Room, Johnson House, 617 Main Street

Greenhouse gas calculators: How good can they get?
Saturday September 27, 2014
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. + Town Forest Summit
Forests for the People: The Return of the Town Forest Summit

8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Barre Town Middle and Elementary School in Barre, VT

Whether your community has a town forest or you’re interested in learning how to create one, this event is for you! Learn about the important role of town forests, get inspired, share experiences, and gain access to resources to help your community make the most out of this community asset. Come to learn, reconnect, network, and participate!

Preregistration is strongly encouraged. The registration fee covers morning refreshments, lunch, and workshop materials.

Pre-registration fee: $15.00 per person (postmarked by September 19)

To register visit

Contact Kate Forrer, UVM Extension at (802)223-2389 ext 210 or email

Event Partners:
Northeastern States Research Cooperative, Northern Forest Center, Trust for Public Land, UVM Environmental Program, UVM Extension, UVM Historic Preservation Program, Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation, and Vermont Land Trust.

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