Interested in one of our majors? To join any of the majors in the Department of Environmental Conservation please contact the appropriate advisor from the list below.

Already declared in one of our majors? Find your assigned faculty advisor on your SPIRE Student Service Center page. Students in BCT, NRC, and EnviSci meet with their faculty advisor at least once per semester.

You can also use our Contact Form

ECO Advisors

Building and Construction Technology Program

Dr. Ho-Sung Kim
Chief Undergraduate Advisor

Office: 320 Design Building
Phone: 545-1970

Got a question? Start with our BCT Advising Page

Natural Resources Conservation Program

Meghan MacLean

Dr. Meg Graham MacLean
Chief Undergraduate Advisor

Office: 218 Holdsworth Hall
Phone: 545-3114

Make an Appointment

Environmental Conservation Concentration:


Dr. Bethany Bradley

Office: 318 Holdsworth Hall
(413) 545-1764


Fisheries Ecology & Conservation Concentration:

Dr. Brian Cheng

Office118 Holdsworth Hall
(413) 545-2454


Forestry Ecology & Conservation Concentration:

Dr. Malcolm Itter

Office: 329 Holdsworth Hall
(413) 545-1836


Urban Forestry & Arboriculture Concentration:

Dr. Brian Kane

Office: 214 Holdsworth Hall
(413) 545-6637


Water Resources Conservation Concentration: 


Dr. Timothy O. Randhir

Office: 320 Holdsworth Hall
(413) 545-3969


Wildlife Ecology & Conservation Concentration: 

DPaige_2012r. Paige S. Warren

205 Holdsworth Hall



Environmental Science Program

Are you interested in Declaring EnviSci as your Major?
Meet with a Peer Advisor first (their details are below — scroll down), then make a Navigate Appointment with Dr. Henson or Dr. Nicolson.

DebDr. Deborah Henson
Program Manager & Director of Advising

Office: 310 Holdsworth Hall (taking virtual appointments for Fall 2023)
Program Website: Environmental Science

Make an Appointment

  • Navigate appointments are available both for current EnviSci majors and for people wanting to declare it as a new major.
    All appointments are VIRTUAL at this time. You will receive a Zoom link with your Navigate appointment confirmation.  
  • Drop-In Virtual Advising times with Dr. Henson for the fall will be updated in September, at the start of the semester.
    • FALL drop-in VIRTUAL office hours will be available as follows:
      • Week of Sept. 5th: Tuesday and Thursday — 10:00-11:30 am
    • Navigate appointments are also available.
    • Use this Zoom LINK for these Drop-In Advising Times ONLY.
    • The link above is NOT intended for Registration Advising during the months of November and April. Schedule an individual 30 minute appointment if you need registration assistance. 
    • Appointment slots are restricted for the first two weeks of Nov./April to my assigned advisees.

Dr. Craig Nicolson
Assistant Program Manager


Make a Navigate Appointment

You can schedule an appointment using Navigate. You will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link. .

Dr Nicolson’s Drop-In Virtual Advising times for Fall 2023 will be updated here the week before classes start.

Environmental Science Peer Advisors:

Ask a peer advisor!  Email any of these peers below:

Austin Bartlett, Senior Peer Advisor ()
Heather Bortolussi, Senior Peer Advisor ()
Bryan Dole, Senior Peer Advisor ()

Nina Costanza, Junior Peer Advisor ()
Drew Gauthier, Junior Peer Advisor ()
Lillian Pogany, Junior Peer Advisor ()

Peer “drop in” Office Hours (Zoom) before Fall semester 2023, and through Add/Drop week (either Zoom, or face-to-face in Holdsworth Hall Rm 306).  See Zoom link and times below:

  • Zoom link  for Peer advisor “drop in” Office Hours

From August 28 – Sept 1, (i.e., the week before classes start), peers are available virtually M-F every morning 10 – 11 am and also on Mon, Wed and Fri afternoons from 2-3 p.m.  Use the same Zoom link as above. No appointment needed!  Meet with a Peer Advisor and get your pre-semester questions answered.

  • Mon 8/28:  10 – 11 a.m. and 2 – 3 p.m.
  • Tue 8/29:  10 – 11 a.m.
  • Wed 8/30:  10 – 11 a.m. and 2 – 3 p.m.
  • Thu 8/31:  10 – 11 a.m.
  • Fri 9/1:  10 – 11 a.m. and 2 – 3 p.m.

After September 5, (i.e., once classes begin again), both Zoom and face-to-face drop-in times with the peers will be available. Drop by Holdsworth Hall Rm 306 for a face-to-face meeting, or, if you prefer, use the Zoom link below to access Peer Office Hours:

  • Mon 9/4:  Labor Day — no office hours
  • Tue 9/5:   10 – 11 a.m and 4 – 5 p.m.
  • Wed 9/6:  9 – 11 a.m. and 2 – 3 p.m.
  • Thu 9/7:  10 – 11 a.m. and 4 – 5 p.m.
  • Fri 9/8:  9 – 11 a.m. and 12 – 1 p.m.

Here again is the Zoom link for the EnviSci Peer Virtual “drop in” Office Hours.

And Office hours for the rest of the Fall ’23 semester (i.e., after Add/Drop ends on 9/11 at 5pm) will be posted during the first week of classes.