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Students get to work restoring the site.
An ambitious wetland restoration project comes to life on the Mount Holyoke College campus.
The Mount Holyoke College Botanic Garden
The Botanic Garden is a living, curated collection of plants that can be used, much like the Art Museum or library, for classes of all disciplines.
This is a photograph of Catherine Corson with interns Julia Worcester ’17, Isabel Flores-Ganley ’17, and Sabine Rogers ’18 and the entire multi-institutional research team at the 2016 World Conservation Congress in September.
Political ecologist Catherine Corson took her three student interns to the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii to study global environmental politics.
Raymond Bradley
Acclaimed climate expert Raymond Bradley will kick off MHC’s speaker series on climate change one year after the historic 2015 Paris Agreement.
MHC professor Kate Ballantine teaches restoration ecology by restoring a small campus stream and adjacent wetlands.
Restoration Ecology Classes
See how undergrads are digging in, designing experiments, answering questions, monitoring progress, and taking the lead in reversing ecosystem degradation
This is a photograph of the Project River boardwalk, with bright fall foliage in the background.
Assistant Professor Kate Ballantine was recognized as an “Environmental Ground-Breaker” for her ecological restoration work.
Photo of restoration ecology boardwalk
Mount Holyoke College’s restoration ecology program has opened a boardwalk, inviting the community to learn about the science and enjoy the sights.