Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
MFA in Creative Writing/ENR ‘15
With support from a Haub School Creative Activities Grant, student Manasseh Franklin skied and hiked on glaciers on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula before continuing her explorations to British Columbia, Alberta, Montana, and Wyoming.
Canary Islands, Spain
Our course “Environmental Assessment in the European Union” takes students to the island of Tenerife for a 10-day field immersion experience. They work alongside faculty members from Universidad de La Laguna in Tenerife, studying everything from traditional agricultural practices and freshwater supply demands to energy challenges and tourism impacts. After the field experience, students spend the semester exploring EU environmental policy and developing projects based on environmental challenges they experienced in the field.
Patagonia & Tierra del Fuego, Chile
In “Sustaining Temperate Drylands: Wyoming & Patagonia” students take place-based and ecosystem approaches to understanding natural resource management in Chilean Patagonia with an emphasis on the dominant land use: domestic sheep grazing. Students gain hands-on experience in Chilean range management techniques by working with local ranchers in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego.
Study the human dimensions of conservation in East Africa. Meet and get to know local Turkana villagers, live-trap and handle wild mammals and birds, visit a breeding sanctuary for globally-endangered black rhinos, take a trip to an Afromontane rainforest. You will explore methods for ensuring wildlife conservation and local livelihoods are compatible over many decades to come.
Join Haub School faculty for a hands-on field experience in southern India. After completing our course “Environmental Policy, Conservation, and Development in India,” students travel to the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala to further their research and understanding of human and wildlife interactions.
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Attend a winter ecology field course through the Teton Science Schools. Spend a week outside learning snow science, tracking animals, conducting field studies, and more.
Štrbké Pleso, Slovakia
The UW Nordic Ski team, including several Haub School students, received funding from the Haub School to study the environmental impacts of the World University Games, where they competed in winter 2015. The students assessed the games’ carbon footprint, analyzed community impacts from the competition, and examined how ski wax accumulated on the trails to understand its environmental impacts.
Green River, Utah
MS Geography/ENR ‘16
Jon rafted 465 miles of the Green River in one 40-day expedition to study recreation management. His research is supported in part by the John L. Kemmerer, Jr. Fellowship, which funds Haub School students studying recreation and tourism.
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