Student Forums
A journal of social practice & professional engagement for the Antioch community
HomeThe Work We DoEnvironmental Science & Ecology

Environmental Science & Ecology

Currently I am a community outreach intern at the Glen Helen Nature Preserve. My employer’s mission is to bring exposure of the wonders and

My name is Lanique Dawson, I'm a third-year student and I'm on my second co-op as an educator at the Paraclete Center and environmental

It’s six in the morning and your alarm is going off. You reach past the glass of water you sat on your night stand

I began working at EnviroFlight for my first Co-op in the Spring of 2014. After I finished my Co-op I stayed on as a

This summer for my final co-op I've been working at the Trailside Museum at Glen Helen. Trailside Museum is a small, museum space at

For my fourth co-op, I worked at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks’ International Arctic Research Center as a part of their Research Experience

My second co-op has been spent at an organization by the name of Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa. Seed Savers Exchange is an

Antioch College Professor Kim Landsbergen was recently quoted in American Geophysical Union journal Earth & Space Science News (Eos) on Trump's proposed budget, and cuts

My days in the heart of Georgia, surrounded by thirty acres of breathtaking gardens, consist of feeding turtles and frogs, watering plants, creating entire

For my third co-op, I am an Environmental Education Intern at the Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program (Links to an external site.) (BEMP). BEMP is a

Hi I'm currently in Fairbanks, AK working at the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks as a part of their

Kim Landsbergen, Biology and Environmental Science professor, is headed to the March for Science in Washington, D.C. this weekend, April 22nd. Kim is a

This March, co-op faculty member Beth Bridgeman facilitated a visit to campus from Kim Nace, the executive director of the Rich Earth Insitute. The Rich

For my second co-op, I am working as an intern with a nonprofit organization called Literacy for Environmental Justice in southeast San Francisco. The work LEJ

Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm is nature sanctuary, educational facility, and sustainable farm which is located just north of Dayton, Ohio near the Dayton

For my third co-op, I've been interning with the Huron River Watershed Council in Ann Arbor, Michigan. More specifically, me and the other aquatic field

The Glen Helen Nature Preserve is a great place to go hiking. It has over 1000 acres of forest and 20 miles of foot

For my third co-op I chose to work at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium in the Ocean Acidification department. Mote was founded in 1955

The vision of Antioch College is to be "the place where new and better ways of living are discovered as a result of meaningful

Monica Bongue is the owner of Muddy Fork Farm http://www.muddyforkfarm.com and at the heart of her work she is an ecosystem manager. She manages

Jen Ruud '18 traveled to the beautiful island of the Bahamas to be a part of the exciting work taking place at the Forfar Field

We envision a world where people live sustainably and cooperatively in smaller communities which are diverse, equitable, and just. Today we focus on research

When applying to Whiterock Conservancy in the winter, I could not have foreseen the diverse and incredible experiences I would have at the end

At Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District, we try to get people to use their land responsibly to conserve, protect, and improve soil and water

For my first co-op, I am back in Texas, my home state, working under the Research and Development (RAND) Corporation and the City

I find it hard to believe that I've been working at Oregon State University's College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences for over a month

According to its website, the mission of the San Diego Audubon Society is “to shape a culture in San Diego where nature is a

[caption id="attachment_4824" align="alignright" width="225"] Working at Honest Folk in Rochester.[/caption] Impact Earth Inc. is a startup company whose mission is to keep waste out of

Currently, I am working for the company White Water Challengers as a river guide. White Water Challengers is a white water rafting company servicing

Hawaii- a word that immediately inspires daydreams of bright sandy beaches, lush tropic scenery bursting with flowers of every size and color, and luau

For her Spring 2016 co-op term, Emma found herself up in Putnam county of Northwest Ohio, at The Quarry Farm, a nature preserve and

Eager for a new challenge and seeking a learning adventure, Melissa Rudie '17 and Steven Taylor '17 ventured to Kauai, Hawaii for their third

Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit organization with the mission of preserving the diversity of garden vegetables, flowers and herbs that have a history

You have to crawl to get into the cave, but once you go through the opening you enter a world that is steeped in

This co-op I’ve been employed at Solar Power & Light (SP&L), a solar developer based out of Miamisburg, Ohio. SP&L is a spin-off company

Dale Kondracki '17 and Wren Holden '17 spent this past spring in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, training sled dogs for the Iditerod. Here

I am a water quality research intern under the Jordan River/Farmington Bay Water Quality Council. I am from Utah and had this internship the

I’m Kelsey Pierson, first year at Antioch, and I’m spending my first co-op term in south-central Ohio, working with the Arc of Appalachia. The

My time here is spent mostly all alone, finishing difficult and physically demanding projects at my own pace. I find this kind of interaction

The journey to this moment, where I am sitting on a plane headed eventually to Malaysia, has been an interesting one for which I

Enviroflight is a tiny but growing company with an office, warehouse, greenhouse, wetlab and 3 raised garden beds. With five employees, including myself, we

I am working on an aquaculture farm in northern Ohio. We raise and harvest fish (largemouth bass and perch), shrimp, crayfish, minnows, and snails. Most