Ecosystem Science

Ecosystem Science is a field and lab-based interdisciplinary science concentration that examines the structure and function of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. (Statistics 240 is required for this concentration.) The concentration advisors are Professor Hoopes and Professor Ballantine.  Here is the course-list for the Ecosystem Science concentration.

Some recommended off-campus programs:

Other study abroad programs considered on a case by case basis.

Haley Rivers ’19 (left) and Leila Kouakou ’18 are spending their summer doing research for the Audubon Society’s Peterson Estuary Center in Old Lyme, Connecticut.
Thanks to an alumna and College funding, two MHC students are spending the summer identifying aquatic plants to help assess the Connecticut River’s health.
The Lynk: Connecting Curriculum to Career
Carey Lang '14: I came in with some experience in outdoor education, and found I enjoyed leading full day teen hikes and gained the skills to do it again.
Lisa Brunie '06
Lisa Brunie '06: by engaging people in our communities and together promoting environmental awareness, we can make a real difference.