Some profiles of Colby alumni who majored in Environmental Studies or who pursued a career in an environmental field.

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Amanda Hallowell
Major: English

Coming home to the island of North Haven, Maine, this chef has capitalized on the burgeoning local and organic food movements by working almost solely with locally grown and harvested foods. Read more »

Brandon Kulik

The Penobscot River Restoration Project is an agreessive public-private effort to restore native fish populations. Read an Echo profile (by Emma Creeden '12) about a fisheries biologist helping with the project. Read more »

Carolyn Lindley
Occupation: Environment
Major: Geology

An oceanographer who grew up on New York City’s West Side and played in the American Museum of Natural History’s whale room as a kid, Lindley works with water-level data, overseeing a team that maps tides for the National Ocean Service. Read more »

Carrie Johns
Occupation: Education, Environment
Major: Biology

Environmental science has evolved considerably over the last 30 years, as the career of this biology major proves. Read more »

Elizabeth Turnbull

Could you live in 144 square feet? This environmental studies major can. Read more »

Hannah Converse
Occupation: Agriculture

Converse is developing ways to use bicycles to deliver crops and cultivate seedlings. Read more »

John Walden
Occupation: Environment
Major: Biology

After studying plants, woody and otherwise, at Colby, John Walden ’07 made his way into an industry where he studies the simplest plants of all: algae. Read more »

Maeve McGovern
Majors: Art, Biology

With a Fulbright for research, McGovern was off to study the effects of polar night on deep-sea food webs in the Norwegian arctic. Read more »

Monika Thiele
Occupation: Environment

With the promise of a new, green sector in the Obama era, a biology-environmental science major improvises a green community in Washington, D.C., the Echo reports. Read more »

Norm Olsen
Major: Economics

On track to be Maine's commissioner of marine resources, Norm Olsen '73 brings strong diplomacy skills from a State Department career and credibility on the docks as a fourth-generation fisherman, the Press Herald reports.  Read more »

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