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Environmental Solutions Course in Jackson Hole, WY

Environmental Solutions in Jackson Hole

Work with community members to build informed, collaborative solutions to real-world environmental challenges
Develop interdisciplinary skills | Engage community stakeholders
Experience collaborative problem solving | Implement real-world solutions

Course Dates

Spring Semester 2018 | ENR 4890 - 1 credit hour | March 20-May 1, Tuesdays 6:10 to 8:10 p.m..
Summer 2018 | ENR 4890 - 4 credit hours | May 14-June 8 | Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

This course will give students hands-on experience in project development, collaboration, and leadership, and provide them with the skills and tools to solve complex environmental and natural resource challenges. Student teams will be paired with sponsor organizations to create solutions for real environmental problems. Teams will work with community leaders, businesses, non-profits, resource managers, and agencies of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE).


Students will be given the skills and tools that allow them to effectively collaborate with community organizations in the GYE, and be oriented to the people, place, and projects they will engage with during the summer course. The spring course will be focused on problem solving strategies, and the tools of interdisciplinary practice. Classes will meet Tuesdays April 4, 11, 25, and May 2, from 6-9 p.m.. and include a 2-day trip to Jackson Hole to meet with sponsor organizations.


Students will spend four weeks at the Murie Ranch in Grand Teton National Park where teams will complete their projects under the guidance of Haub School faculty, a project mentor from the sponsor organization, and a community mentor. 

Requirements and Fees:
  • Admission by application (see below) and interview process.
  • Junior standing or consent of instructor
  • Financial contribution for each student: $3000 (includes food, lodging, travel, equipment, and course instruction) + $100 (course fee)
  • UW tuition and fees not included in course costs
  • Financial assistance available through the Plummer Scholarship for FAFSA eligible students
  • Application deadline: November 15
*Applications are currently being accepted for this opportunity*
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