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Camilla H. Fox is the founder and Executive Director of Project Coyote- a national non-profit organization based in Mill Valley, California that promotes compassionate conservation and coexistence between people and wildlife through education, science, and advocacy. The organization reaches out to a wide variety of audiences including youth, educators, artists, ranchers, and policy-makers to…
Dr. Cristina Eisenberg has accomplished many things since attending Prescott College. She is the Ecologist and Chief Scientist with Earthwatch Institute, she published a book based on her masters thesis on the virtual extinction and eventual conservation of wolves called “The Wolf’s Tooth”, and she studied at and became a faculty member of Oregon State University. However, her latest achievement…
Photos and story by Ashley Ulrich - Photos y Historia por Ashley Ulrich  (Español Abajo) The semester has begun at Prescott College and the Gulf of California course has arrived in Kino. The students are already hard at work in this three-in-one class which focuses on Island Biogeography, Field Methods, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The three instructors are all outstanding current…
Graduate Mentor and Associate Faculty member Mariana Altrichter visited the Chaco of Northern Argentina in May 2018 with her husband Peter Sherman and their two daughters. Originally from Argentina herself, Mariana was excited to design and organize an environmental education program, create bilingual (Spanish and Wichi indigenous language) educational materials, and train local people to work in…
(Español Abajo) Coastal Ecology of the Gulf of California with Mark Riegner was one of three classes that came down for winter block. The students in Coastal Ecology (photo above by Nell Smith) spent their time traveling to the various estuaries and islands in the region, culminating their work with a final scientific poster on a topic of their choosing. Monica Erwin, a Prescott College Senior,…
Today the Board of Trustees of Green Mountain College (GMC), a 185-year-old institution recognized for its dedication to progressive education and environmental sustainability, voted to close its doors after the end of the spring semester. At the same time, GMC officials announced a preferred teach-out partnership with Prescott College to help Green Mountain students to complete their degree…
Ernesto Todd Mireles serves as the Co-Chairman of the Social Justice and Community Organizing Masters program at Prescott College. He also teaches undergraduate courses in the Cultural and Regional Studies department. A wide variety of experiences in community organizing throughout his professional adult career ultimately led Mireles to Prescott College. His educational journey started at…
(Español abajo) The Marine Conservation Class wrapped up last week after presentations of their posters detailing their work with the ongoing conservation projects at the Center and a camping trip to Estero Santa Rosa. Zoe Hall, a Senior, focused her project on updating a characterization (extensive description) of the region’s fisheries. “We spent two weeks going around to places in the Kino Bay…
Marieke Slovin Lewis (center in photo) grew up in New England and has studied around the world, earning a Bachelor of Arts in European History and French Language from Bates College; Masters in Environmental Education from Western Washington University; and Ph.D. in Sustainability Education from Prescott College. Currently, she operates from Boitsfort, Belgium, where her husband is studying for…