Imagine biking 50 miles up a mountain carrying nearly 100 pounds of gear with only peanut butter, tortillas, and applesauce to keep you going.
EC and EOI Cohorts Finish 15-Month Programs
As summer comes to a close, so does the 2021–22 Environmental Conservation (EC) and Environmental Observation and Informatics (EOI) cohorts.
EC Student Aspires to a Role in Conservation Planning Despite Facing Adversity
Nelson Institute environmental conservation (EC) master’s student Carrie Lovelace has persevered through some of life’s toughest challenges while completing her degree.
Environmental Conservation MS Student Hopes to Create Change Through a Career in Policy
Starting her career by writing about environmental issues, Mary Kate McCoy found herself wanting to do more to support conservation efforts.
Guardian of the Gulf; Nelson student to expand coastal water cleanup initiative to the Great Lakes
From the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes, Nelson Institute student Lisa Scobel is working to keep waterways free of plastic pollution.
Back to her roots: graduate student continues her passion for environmental conservation at the Nelson Institute
Finding one passion in life can be challenging enough, but for master of Environmental Conservation student Ashley Gries, one wasn’t enough. As an undergraduate student at Iowa State University, Gries majored in both Environmental Studies …
Student discovers passion for One Health approach in Environmental Conservation program
When Nelson Institute Environmental Conservation (EC) graduate student, Siyeun Kim, was accepted to the program nearly two years ago, she wasn’t yet sure where her career would take her. Having received an undergraduate degree in …
Environmental Conservation student helps create framework to guide environmental justice work
Lifelong Wisconsin Resident Alli Wenman’s educational path has led her to help promote environmental and climate justice in Madison, Wis. Wenman began the Environmental Conservation MS program at the Nelson Institute in June 2020 and …
Environmental conservation graduate student one of six students from United States invited to attend SWIMM workshop
Nelson Institute Environmental Conservation graduate student, Chelsey Willetts, is one of just six students from the United States invited to attend the Student Workshop on International Coastal and Marine Management (SWIMM) this January in the Gulf of …