Wildlife Areas: Rutland

In the next few weeks, you will see a series of posts about wildlife areas categorized by region. Here is the second: Pine Hill Park Pine Hill Park in Rutland Vermont, only a half hour drive from campus offers some of the best biking, running, hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and geocaching in the central … More Wildlife Areas: Rutland

Finding the Balance

People rely on policies alone to fix issues, but it seems that not everyone is happy with the results. Individuals are capable of solving small parts but can never find a true solution. The book An Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan, published in 2006, Pollan discovers solutions in finding beauty in nature and treating it … More Finding the Balance

TWS Field Meeting

On September 30th and October 1st,  Val Titus’ Intro to Natural Resource Management and Environmental Studies students attended a field meeting at the Oxford Rod and Gun Club. Here is what they learned: DAY 1 ACOUSTIC IDENTIFICATION Bats are the second most diverse order of mammals worldwide. Many bat species however, are threatened by human-driven habitat … More TWS Field Meeting


On Wednesday morning, students in Eleanor Tison’s Images of Nature and Culture class participated in a volunteer opportunity at Clark Farm. Gleaning is an initiative taking place all over the United States that takes advantage of leftover produce from farms and farmers markets. The produce is collected by volunteers and distributed to local coops and … More Gleaning!