Vermont Has Conserved One Third of the Land Needed for an Ecologically Functional Future

New study points to successes and gaps in the state’s landscape-level conservation design
View of valley and mountains from vista point

For the first time in more than a century, Vermont and neighboring states are losing forestland to development at a rate of almost 1,500 acres per year.

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Kate Wettergreen in solarium with plants

Kate Wettergreen Takes on Environmental Leadership Roles

Senior Kate Wettergreen ’20 learned that getting involved was key to her success in the University of Vermont (UVM) Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources.

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Kirstin Collins at a waterfront

New Boat Captain, Kirstin Collins, to Pilot UVM Research Vessel

Captain Kirstin Collins joins the University of Vermont Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources as captain of the research vessel Melosira in April 2020.

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