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GO GREEN- FOX NEWS coverage of MU Fish Passageway Project, CHECK IT OUT HERE!

Discussion Day- February 25, 2015

PUBLIC MEETING: Odette Menard- Soil Health- February 27, 2015

Environmental Studies 2015 Jan-term Field Ecology




2014 Middle Eel River Clean-up

September 20, 2014




Environmental Studies 2014 Jan-Term

Kenai Peninsula, Alaska

June 13-29 2014

Nine Manchester University students traveled to Alaska and traveled along the Kenai Peninsula from June 13th-29th as part of a Field Ecology course. The trip included stops in Anchourage,Steward,Sterrling and Homer. Students hiked, climbed mountains, swam in glacier water, rocked climbed, explored a moose research center, got a behind the scene tour of the Sea Life Rehab Center in Seward and enjoyed a flowplane ride for an up close view of Grizzly, Black bears and their cubs.


2014-2015 Environmental Studies Scholar!
Trisha McClain




Environmental Iniative

MU Kicks the Bottle!!!!!!

2013 Fill station were implemented

1st floor Science Center (by restrooms) & Acedemic Center

Manchester University Environmental Studies partners with IASWD, NRCS for Paired Watershed Research




Mississippi River Basin Initiative


Collin Huffine, Drake Wood, Peter Bauson, Mitchell Overmyer, Brittany ross (back row,left to right)

Melissa Paar, Breegan Andersen and Trisha McClain (second row),

MRBI, Dam Removal and Paired Watershed interns of 2013


The environmental studies program at Manchester, established in 1971, is among the oldest ES programs in the country. The main goals of the program are to educate students about the state of the local and global environment, and to prepare majors to fill vital roles in environmental science, education, public policy, and other related fields. 

Through research and special study opportunities on and off campus, students gain valuable experience in the lab and in the field. For environmental studies majors at Manchester, "getting your feet wet" may mean just that! You may find yourself wading in a creek researching fish habitats or standing in the ocean in the Bahamas studying sand dollars. Or maybe you'll find yourself in a forest, surveying bird populations and vegetation.





  • To provide students experiential learning opportunities and rigorous academics rooted in natural sciences, political sciences, economics, and philosophy to better understand the human endeavor in the context of responsible environmental stewardship.



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2015 Student of the Month
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Research at
Manchester University

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Research 2014:

319 Middle Eel River
Paired Watershed
Dam Removal
Black Bass


Internships / Research

Student Clubs

American Fisheries Society

Kick the Bottle Campaign

Environmental Studies Reunion



Dam Removal

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