Hidden among the pavement and large buildings of many urban areas are small but sacred green spaces. From a young age Angélica Sánchez-Mora was able to appreciate both urban and rural living. Now, she works to help connect those living in urban spaces to the slices of nature around them.
Caitlin Williamson’s connection with the Nelson Institute runs deep, having graduated with the very first cohort of students to complete the environmental conservation (EC) master’s degree in 2015.
Recent graduate of the environmental observation informatics (EOI) MS program, David Kolodziejski found his niche in geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing after a long period of career exploration.
About 80 miles northwest of Science Hall sits 538 acres of farmland.
Ford Freyberg is starting a new chapter of his life. Recently married, he began a new job in October and will be moving out west early next year to live in the mountains that he and his wife love being around.
It was hard to keep Nelson Institute environmental observation informatics (EOI) MS grad Alex Ramos away from his hometown of Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada when the opportunity to turn his passion into a full-time career came knocking.
As summer comes to a close, so does the 2021–22 Environmental Conservation (EC) and Environmental Observation and Informatics (EOI) cohorts.
Nelson Institute environmental conservation (EC) master’s student Carrie Lovelace has persevered through some of life's toughest challenges while completing her degree.
Graduate student Grace Cheptoo moved across the world to begin the Environmental Observation Informatics program at the Nelson Institute in May of 2021.
Starting her career by writing about environmental issues, Mary Kate McCoy found herself wanting to do more to support conservation efforts.
Environmental Observation and Informatics (EOI) graduate student Kevin Ronczkowski has always been a badger fan.
From the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes, Nelson Institute student Lisa Scobel is working to keep waterways free of plastic pollution.
For Environmental Observation Informatics (EOI) student Charlotte Peters, a career in environmental justice was a goal since she was a child. Now, she is one step closer to that goal.
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 …
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 …
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 …
According to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection (DATCP), Wisconsin is home to 64,793 farms on 14.3 million acres. Of those acres, it’s estimated that about six percent are utilizing conservation agriculture methods …
Environmental Observation and Informatics (EOI) will integrate cross-cutting Earth observation technologies and “big data” analytics with professional leadership.
The professional master's program in environmental conservation will provide practical skills and on-the-ground training to those wanting to advance in environmental fields.