The Center for the Environment

Research. Contemplation. Action.

Developing environmentally conscious citizens as leaders, advocates, scientists, artists, humanitarians, thinkers & business people.

Core Programs

Student Opportunities

From student-run projects and internships to discussion groups and clubs on campus, the Center for the Environment works to create a space for student engagement.

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The Center for the Environment aims to create a campus where the community can live and work sustainably by using our natural space to educate students, faculty and staff.

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Living Laboratory

With over 400 acres of land to learn from, the Center for the Environment has plenty of space to explore stewardship, research and outreach in outdoor classrooms.

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Grads from the Farm

All seven students who worked for The Farm headed to jobs in the food system industry after graduation this year.

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VYCC on Campus

The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps visited the Natural Area this summer to make improvements to the vast nature trail.

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Connect with Nature

Professor Trevien Stanger explores ethics and nature with Saint Michael’s students in classes like Environmental Justice.

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Developing environmentally conscious citizens.


The Center for the Environment strives to...

Prepare students to think and act critically, creatively to tackle the world’s most complex issues as environmental leaders - locally and globally.

Evolve the culture of sustainability on campus and in our community as a legacy for future generations.

Foster connections between our students and learning opportunities in our community, state, and around the globe.