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The following are short stories that describe what we and our students do in Environmental Conservation.

BCT Alumnus, Caroline Kmiec

Posted: February 14th, 2017
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We caught up this semester with our alumnus, Caroline Kmiec, who currently works as an Assistant Project Manager at W.T. Rich Company, Inc. in Newton, MA. She shared details of her recent projects with us and provided our graduating seniors with stories “from the real world”.

NRC 540 Quabbin

Posted: May 1st, 2015
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  Forest Resource Course (NRC 540) – North New Salem Lookout on the Quabbin Forest    

Video Media for Science Education and Conservation

Posted: September 19th, 2014

Andy Danylchuk is creating an initiative at UMass focused on the use of video media for science education and conservation.  The demand to use video media in our collective disciplines is growing pretty fast, whether for teaching, research, client needs, meeting expectations of granting agencies, or simply creating a greater public awareness of how science works […]

Greening the Community

Posted: August 13th, 2013

  Eco “Greening” the Community After vandals stole trees that had been planted at the Square One Daycare facility, ReGreen Springfield, a local nonprofit tree advocacy and planting group, quickly took action to donate and replant replacement trees, free of charge. Pictured here are ReGreen Springfield Members, including UMass student Todd Beals (L) and UMass […]

2013 ECo Photo Contest

Posted: May 31st, 2013

Maili Page organized the 2013 ECo photo contest. Participants were invited to submit photos under various environmental categories and later the ECo community voted on the winners. Please click to see winning photos: 2013 Photos