ES Student Wins National Title in 60 Yard Dash

GRINNELL, Iowa — Colby College’s Dom Kone (Bucksport/Bucksport, Maine) is a national champion and the fastest NCAA Division III men’s sprinter in the country for a second straight year.
Kone, a junior Environmental Studies Major, won the 60-meter dash at

New Assistant Prof. Joining ES Program, Fall of 2012

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Denise Bruesewitz will be joining the ES program in the fall of 2012


Dr. Bruesewitz is broadly interested in how human activities alter aquatic ecosystems and the services they provide. To explore these interests, she …

Colby’s ES Program Celebrates 40 years

The calm, shallow waters of Pattee Pond, in Winslow, are popular among waterfowl and human vacationers. But beneath the gently lapping waves, there are problems. In years past residents interested in improving the lake’s water quality had reached out for …

MPBN’s “Sustainable Maine” Documentaries Available Online

Sustainability Solutions Initiative
SSI is the subject of “Sustainable Maine”, a documentary series on Maine Public Television. The first documentary, The Triple Bottom Line features SSI researchers Teresa Johnson and Gayle Zydlewski, who are collaborating on sustainable tidal power in …

ES Program Hires Teaching Assistant

Abby in marsh

The Environmental Studies program is pleased to welcome Abby Pearson as our teaching assistant.  Abby is completing her M.S. in Biology at the University of Southern Maine where her research focused on assessing ecosystem functionality in restoring a salt marsh …