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Office: Sage Hall 3464
Phone: (920) 424-0964
Fax: (920) 424-0768

Jim Feldman, Director
Office: Sage Hall 3451
Phone: (920) 424-3235

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  • Green Fund

Want to make a difference on campus? Consider a Green Fund proposal. The Green Fund is a student-funded, student run program that are here to help engage sustainability on campus. For anyone who has an idea to help sustainability flourish contact to ask questions or stop by the sustainability office in Sage on the fourth floor.

Discounts available if you register by February 1
Wildlife in the West: Earn 9 Credits Studying Endangered Species in Montana’s Working Landscapes. Become Immersed in the Policies, and Community-Based Approaches to Conserving Iconic Western Wildlife.​
Landscape & Livelihood: Earn 16 Credits Exploring the Relationships Between Rural Communities and Natural Resource Conservation. Study Wildlife, Watersheds, Forests, and Food. Learn Strategies for Transforming Challenges into Opportunities for Sustainability.

LVC places people with non-profits for year long positions, and provides room and board.


  • ES 395: Yellowstone Field Studies Course

Applications are open for the ES Field Studies course to Yellowstone in May interim. Applications that are received by October 7 will get first priority. For more information and to apply, click here


The Seminar in Sustainability is part of a two-week study abroad trip to Germany. During the first week, student experience German culture and history with visits to the Bundestag, the Berlin Wall Memorial at Bernauer Strasse, the Brandenburg Gate, Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and many other historical sites. In 2018, we will add a visit to Viessmann Digital, the Berlin-based offices of the latest Viessmann strategic initiative. During the second week, spent at the Viessmann headquarters in Allendorf, Germany, UW Oshkosh students learn about the Viessmann group’s history and sustainability initiatives through tours and lectures and participate in a three-day Design Thinking Workshop. The Design Thinking Workshop brings together UW Oshkosh students from COLS and COB and German students studying business and engineering in teams, with trained facilitators, to design a new product or service for Viessmann than enables sustainable living using Viessmann’s energy systems and the new power of digitalization. This course can be made to count as an upper-level ES course in Environment, Policy & Values. See the attachment for details.

Scholarships Available | 10% Tuition Discount for 2018 Courses | Federal Financial Aid Applies

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Please Contact Bethany Applegate (WRFI Outreach Manager) with questions ( or 406-549-4336.


  • Semester in the Wild/UW Oshkosh program opportunity

Want to pay UW Oshkosh tuition but spend Fall 2018 while going to school in the mountain wilderness of Idaho? Semester In The Wild is a premium opportunity for you to spend 11 weeks learning ecology, environmental writing, wilderness management, outdoor leadership, and environmental history within pristine Idaho wilderness. You will learn in an outdoor setting, and along the way, you will get direct exposure to the beauties, intricacies and challenges of this mountainous ecosystem. Pay UW Oshkosh tuition through a program called National Student Exchange; all courses count toward your ES degree. The SITW program reserves spaces for Oshkosh students, and at least one of our students has attended their program every year since 2013. Contact Jim Feldman ( with questions or interest.

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