The Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve hosts a wealth of programs for Vassar and the surrounding communities.
Earth science faculty members use the Vassar Farm as an outdoor laboratory to teach skills in geomorphologic analysis.
The Poughkeepsie Farm Project, a member-supported organic farm, provides fresh produce to over 500 households.
Ellie Opdahl ’15, restoration and research post-baccalaureate fellow, entering data
Exploring Science at Vassar Farm brings elementary school children to the farm for hands-on lessons about nature.
The Priscilla Bullitt Collins Field Station houses labs and classrooms for studying natural history and earth science.
The Environmental Cooperative at the Vassar Barns provides programming to support environmental initiatives at Vassar and in the surrounding community.
Volunteers planting 1,100 trees to restore connectivity to the forests on the Ecological Preserve in as part of the Student Conservation Association’s September 11th National Day of Service in 2013.
Dylan Finley ’17 and the rest of the census team
Preserve manager Keri Van Camp and Fate Syewoangnuan ’18, looking up into the canopy
Vassar student interns teach local teens about food and farming at the Poughkeepsie Farm Project.