PROGRAM: Eco Practicum Deadline Extended to April 15th

The deadline to apply to Eco Practicum has been extended to April 15th.

Eco Practicum is a summer program for college students & recent graduates. Part think-tank, part action-workshop, participants live on an environmental education facility in the heart of the Catskills and get the opportunity to farm, learn from peers, and meet with the foremost experts in the field. The deadline to apply has been extended to April 15th.

Participants can apply for 1 up to all 4 of the Eco Practicum units, which are:
  • Growing Enough Food: The Role of Organic, Local Produce in the Global Food System
  • Pets, Pests, Livestock: The Value, Role & Treatment of Animals
  • Digging and Drilling: Using Fossil Fuels & the Hope/Hype of Renewable Energy
  • This Land is Your Land: Natural Resource Management in an Age of (Over)Consumption
Participants meet with representatives from over 30 organizations, including the NRDC, Greenmarket, Catskill Mountainkeeper, and National Park Service.

For more info & to apply online, visit

Eugenia Manwelyan
Program Director
Eco Practicum
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