Environmental Science Field Course Handbook

Kejimkujik National Park site, photo by Sue Gass

For a look at typical field sites and field exercises in these courses, check out this video:


The Environmental Science Program brings together disciplines such as biology, chemistry, law, social sciences, and geographic information science to train future scientists capable of tackling major environmental issues. Our field schools are one of many ways to get hands-on experience and dig into experiential learning.

Curious about the field courses offered by Environmental Science? Learn more about these amazing opportunities and decide which are for you!

Environmental Science offers three field courses:

ENVS2000 Urban Field School
ENVS2500 Field Methods in Environmental Science 
ENVS3001 Environmental Science Field School

New to field courses, field work, or outdoor pursuits? Here are some helpful resources