• “In order to be stewards of the land, we need to understand our historical and current relationships to the natural world and each other. Sterling College courses and our community provide us with opportunities to explore these relationships, uncover the complexities of our natural world and society, and discuss the many environmental issues that we face today.”

    Farley Brown

    Farley Brown '85

    Faculty in Ecology

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First Impressions of Sterling College in Vermont

Never having been to the East Coast before, I had my reservations. My trip to Sterling College in Vermont was a eventful one, overflowing with missing flights and eluded flights,…

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Seek and Be Found: Three Days on Green River Reservoir

Sterling has a fifty-year tradition of sending students out into the wilderness in December (adequately prepared and with chaperones, of course) for three nights in what is referred to as…

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A Story About Turtles

When I leave on my nocturnal excursions—clouds strewn across the sky from the beautiful chaos of a painter’s palette, sunset layering above the mountains, mists slinking over ponds as one…

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