The University of Montana Environmental Studies program is a diverse, interdisciplinary program that focuses on the concepts of social change and important environmental topics and issues.
EVST student publishes guide to invasive species
Jen McBride designed a pocket guide to Aquatic Invasive Species threatening the Crown of the Continent in collaboration with the Crown Managers Partnership. The guide was produced by UM Printing Services and will be distributed to land managers and others throughout the region. See the guide at
EVST alum drives local food/ag movement
From Farm to College programs to Food Corps and Grow Montana, Crissie McMullan has helped launch a movement. Read more..
EVST Students Win National Awards
Every year, Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) picks ten environmental projects to receive Outstanding Commitment Awards, and two of them have come from within UM's Environmental Studies program. The featured environmental award for 2010 was the 1000 New Gardens Montana project. View EVST undergrad Zach Brown's interview.
EVST Students Create New Nature Writing Anthology
Led by Portland author David Oates, EVST graduate writing students in the Spring 2012 Visiting Writer course created The Natural History of Now: reports from the edge of nature, an anthology of nature & environmental writing that includes writing from each of the students as well as from 12 other writers from around the country. See cover and advance praise here.
Student Research Blogs
Check out what EVST faculty, students and alumni are doing now.
"Avalanche Basin Podcast Series": EVST Graduate Students Featured on Glacier National Park's Website with audio podcasts featuring various aspects of the Avalanche Basin. Visit Blog
Ecogeek.org: A website/blog brought to us by EVST alumni Hank Green, which explores the symbiosis between nature and technology. Visit Blog
Deep in the Delta: Stories from Vietnam 16 students, 1 professor and graious hosts in the Mekong Delta eager to share Visit Blog
Environmental Studies Program
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