Gain hands-on experience working locally and globally on solving environmental problems.
Studying the Environment at UVM as an undergraduate will prepare you for a wide range of careers in an evolving world.
Looking for inspiration? A new paper co-authored by Environmental Program faculty member Dr. Rachelle Gould shows that interactions with ecosystems may help ease the resettlement process for refugees. See here for more detail.
Brendan Fisher – Director – Environmental Program
"We're not isolated here," he said. Ivakhiv agrees that no individual city, state or country can solve the climate crisis on its own. But he says it's worth it for Vermont to enact its own policies because it sets an example. "You can argue that if we can, we should be taking the lead," he said.
Change the World
Professor Trish O’Kane teaches “Birding to Change the World”, where UVM students head to Burlington's Derway Island where they walk through a floodplain forest with students from nearby JJ Flynn Elementary. It's on Derway Island that the students learn from birds, their environment, and each other.