Facilities and Resources

Through on-site research and engagement, students develop and refine skills in the areas of observation, data collection, experimentation, land management, and stewardship. 

Ursinus College is set within the Perkiomen Watershed and is close to numerous natural areas in the Philadelphia Metropolitan area. From a range of on campus facilities to myriad field sites in the area, our students have access to a diverse learning perspectives and opportunities. Whether on campus or off, these sites provide experiential learning about climate, soil, insect, aquatic, terrestrial ecology; the use and management of diverse greenspaces in the form of the campus, nearby parks, conservation areas; and other environmental management facilities.

Food Forest

Hunsberger Woods Natural Area

Organic Farm

Whittaker Environmental Research Station

Environmental Studies