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A podcast about environmental education and the places it takes us. Host Philip Mathieu speaks with guests connected to the work of The Ecology School, an environmental education non-profit based in Saco, ME. Hear how an experience teaching can impact lives and careers in interesting and sometimes unexpected ways.

Ecology is Everywhere The Ecology School / Philip Mathieu

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A podcast about environmental education and the places it takes us. Host Philip Mathieu speaks with guests connected to the work of The Ecology School, an environmental education non-profit based in Saco, ME. Hear how an experience teaching can impact lives and careers in interesting and sometimes unexpected ways.

    Drew Dumsch on the Evolution of The Ecology School

    Drew Dumsch on the Evolution of The Ecology School

    In this episode, we resume our conversation with Drew Dumsch, president, CEO, and original co-founder of The Ecology School. This week, we dive into the evolution from small, seasonal environmental education program to year-round residential campus, and why the Living Community Challenge was a logical next step.

    Links from this Episode:
    The Ecology School at River Bend FarmMaine’s Ecology School takes unlikely lead in Living Community ChallengeThe Ecology School Breaks Ground on Most Sustainable Building in the NortheastTo learn more about The Ecology School, visit theecologyschool.org.
    Support the show (https://theecologyschool.org/support)

    • 28 min
    Drew Dumsch on Founding The Ecology School and Defining "Ecology"

    Drew Dumsch on Founding The Ecology School and Defining "Ecology"

    In this first episode of Season 2, we begin a conversation with Drew Dumsch, president, CEO, and original co-founder of The Ecology School. This week, we cover Drew's personal narrative, and some of the foundational ideas of ecology education.

    Part II of this conversation will be released next week.

    Links from this Episode:
    Founding Stories: The Norma Harrison Wing at River Bend FarmTo learn more about The Ecology School, visit theecologyschool.org.
    Support the show (https://theecologyschool.org/support)

    • 30 min
    Coming Soon: Ecology is Everywhere Season Two

    Coming Soon: Ecology is Everywhere Season Two

    A quick update on the upcoming second season of Ecology is Everywhere. In the coming weeks, we'll go beyond interviewing former educators to engaging with the larger community of people and organizations that support the work of environmental education.

    To learn more about The Ecology School, visit theecologyschool.org.
    Support the show (https://theecologyschool.org/support)

    • 1 min
    Scott Courcelle: Alchemy Gardens

    Scott Courcelle: Alchemy Gardens

    Scott Courcelle shares his journey from environmental educator to farmer, and introduces us to the agricultural projects getting started at River Bend Farm.

    Links from this Episode:
    Alchemy Gardens (Shrewsbury, VT)Shrewsbury Agricultural Education & Arts Foundation (SAGE)What's Up Next for the Farm: Soil Health and CultivationTo learn more about The Ecology School, visit theecologyschool.org.
    Support the show (https://theecologyschool.org/support)

    • 17 min
    Kyle Brooks: Wayne National Forest

    Kyle Brooks: Wayne National Forest

    Kyle Brooks shares about his work in public relations for Wayne National Forest, one of Ohio's largest natural areas.

    Links from this Episode:
    Wayne National ForestKyle M. Brooks (personal site)To learn more about The Ecology School, visit theecologyschool.org.
    Support the show (https://theecologyschool.org/support)

    • 17 min
    Joel Alex: Blue Ox Malthouse

    Joel Alex: Blue Ox Malthouse

    Joel Alex tells the story of his transformation from environmental educator to food industry entrepreneur, and highlights the impact that his experience teaching human ecology had on that journey.

    Links from this Episode:
    Blue Ox MalthouseTo learn more about The Ecology School, visit theecologyschool.org.
    Support the show (https://theecologyschool.org/support)

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

blueplanetocean ,

Hooray for the Ecology School!

Great concept! Looking forward to more. Rock on, Philip!

pippado22 ,

Ecology is about relationships

This podcast is poised to address an Important topic with an excited and knowledgable host. I hope this inspires listeners to exercise their interest in ecology. Great theme music!

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