The Vermont Center for Ecostudies promotes wildlife conservation across the Americas using the combined strength of scientific research and citizen engagement.

From Canada to South America, from mountains to grasslands, VCE biologists study and protect birds, insects, amphibians and other wildlife. Joining us in our work is a dedicated corps of citizen volunteers.

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Lakes & Ponds


VT Atlas of Life

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Our scientists publish their findings in peer-reviewed journals across multiple disciplines. We also produce summaries of our findings for the policy-makers and the general public.

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Citizen scientists of all interests and abilities join us in our research, monitoring, and conservation work.

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Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

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