When Phil asked me to give this speech I almost said no because I hate public speaking that much. There aren’t many things that will persuade my anxiety that it’s a good decision. But the support that I have had through the Environmental Studies department is definitely one of those things. How...
Hi everyone, and welcome on this beautiful day to this beautiful basement. I want to begin by saying congratulations to all of the 2018 environmental studies graduates. Undergrads and grad students alike, the senioritis-laden limp to the finish line is no small feat, but here we are. So on...
In honor of Vicki Watson’s 35 years teaching and researching in EVST, this scholarship fund will support projects proposed by students in the Environmental Studies (EVST) Program who use public interest environmental science and work with community groups to address environmental problems.
Land Use Planner
Born in Kotzebue, Alaska, Garrett spent his childhood in Tucson, Arizona, went to high school and college in Iowa, then moved back west. "Tucson will always be home to me, but my wider 'home range' is the four corners area, "says Garrett.
Currently a Land Use...
Organized Leader and Fierce Negotiator
A native Montanan, Jamie was born in Helena and her grandparents homesteaded in Great Falls. After living in Newbury Park, California for a while Jamie is now living in Missoula, Montana.
Director of Programs and Policy, Women’s Voices for...
Quinn Gordon came all the way from Missoula to join us in the EVST undergrad program four years ago, but he's used the program as a jumping off point for far distant locales. In 2015 Quinn spent a month working on an elephant conservation center in Surin, Thailand, where he worked with Thais and...
Inspiring and educating people about sustainable agriculture
Shelburne, Vermont via Canterbury, New Hampshire
Market Gardner, Shelburne Farms
Josh's passion is feeding his family, friends, and community, healthy and delicious organic produce. He also loves to inspire...
Chúc Mừng Năm Mới! Happy New Year from Vietnam! Fifteen UM students recently joined me for four weeks in Vietnam to examine current and anticipated effects of climate change on the people, lands and waterways of the Mekong Delta. The travel seminar is set up to explore both the socio-cultural...
Convservation Biologist and Published Author, Melissa Petersen
Melissa is passionate about the restoration and conservation of natural areas and showing people the complex beauty of those places through writing. With a two-year-old son she also enjoys...
Associate at the Center for Natural Resources & Environmental Policy at the University of Montana and Coordinator of the Roundtable on the Crown of the Continent.
Peter earned a Brainerd Fellowship to work with Professor Len Broberg on the...
EVST Alumna Kiki Hubbard Director of Advocacy & Communications at the Organic Seed Alliance (OSA)
Missoula, by way of Wisconsin and Washington D.C.
Director of Advocacy & Communications at the Organic Seed Alliance
Protecting family farms and community food systems from...
Her work on “Global Governance of Climate (Geo)Engineering" addresses the political challenges surrounding governance of emerging technologies designed to address climate change.
Earn 6 credits this summer learning and working on the PEAS farm at the University of Montana in Missoula. Students currently enrolled at other colleges are encouraged to apply for this summer opportunity. Students get their hands dirty in every facet of our 10-acre vegetable farm, sowing...
Are you applying to the Environmental Studies graduate program and interested in studying questions that are at the nexus of food, energy, and/or water?
The University of Montana recently received a major grant from the National Science Foundation to create the BRIDGES program, a special...
In the UC
EVST alum Heather MacSlarrow (Society for Wilderness Stewardship Executive Director)
The 2016 National Wilderness Workshop, free to all University of Montana students and faculty, includes sessions relevant to conservation advocacy including:
case studies that explore...
EVST undergrads Cassidy White and Simon Dykstra have been selected to receive the Sonny Kless Scholarship based on their dedication, passion, experience, initiative and leadership. There were several excellent applications for the award. The scholarship is named in honor of the late Sonny Kless,...
Read Campus Compact’s post about Robin Saha’s award
Read the Missoula Independent’s article about Robin Saha
Campus Compact is pleased to announce that Robin Saha, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Montana, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Thomas...
Free Public Address on “The Good Food Revolution”
Thursday, September 22, 2016
North Underground Lecture Hall, University of Montana
Malik Yakini will discuss the work of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN) as an example of a grassroots effort to build community...
One of the oldest campus-community farms in the U.S., the PEAS Farm will soon wrap up its 20th season. Through the Program in Ecological Agriculture and Society, undergraduate and graduate students combine traditional academics with hands-on work at an urban, sustainable farm. That’s two decades...
The latest group of EVST Bachelors of Arts Graduates in front of Rankin Hall after EVST Commencement Ceremonies, May 22, 2016. Best of luck in everything and we will miss you!