Shaping our Sustainable Future

For over 40 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and researchers we make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world. Our vision is to use our unique position as a leading teaching and research institute for the environment to create sustainable solutions needed to address the complex challenges facing our world.

  1. July 21, 2017IN THE MEDIA: Tour examines sage grouse at old coalbed methane sitesENV in the media, Waterloo

    Brad Fedy, assistant professor in the School of Environment Resources and Sustainability, along with graduate student Chris Kirol, are featured in the Billings Gazette. The newspaper notes a tour given by the researchers educating the guests about the habitat of sage grouse and other wildlife. 

    "The coalbed methane industry has faltered and practically disappeared from northeast Wyoming and, in many cases, the land has been reclaimed. A group of researchers from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, have been studying sage grouse in the area for a number of years. The studies have tried to identify sage grouse habitat requirements and to document habitat use over the years."

  2. July 21, 2017IN THE MEDIA: Feminist professors urge scholars to cite diverse researchersENV in the media, Waterloo

    Daniel Cockayne, assistant professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, along with researcher Carrie Mott, are attracting wide scale media attention for their timely study on the lack of diverse voices in contemporary academic scholarship.

  3. June 29, 2017ENV alumna wins lifetime achievement awardMary Jane Patterson receiving a certificate from Dave Blake

    Mary Jane Patterson exemplifies green living. From the rain barrels and recently installed air source heat pump water heater in her home to forgoing a car in favour of biking, Patterson walks the talk when it comes to reducing her environmental impact.

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  1. Sep. 18, 2017Fall 2017 Leadership Breakfast SeriesFall 2017 Leadership Breakfast Series

    Leadership Breakfast Series

    Join us for the third annual Leadership Breakfast Series, an initiative of the Faculty of Environment giving first-year Environment students the opportunity to connect with and learn from alumni through discussion and networking over breakfast.

  2. Sep. 30, 20172017 Environment Reunion Program Black and white image of university students in an old automobile

    Come back to the University of Waterloo on Saturday, September 30, 2017 for Reunion 2017. Reacquaint yourself with the Faculty of Environment, reunite with former classmates and profs, and relive your fond campus memories.

  3. Sep. 30, 2017Planning 25 Year Class ReunionClass photo, Planning 1992

    Has it really been 25 years? SURP Class of 1991/1992 Reunion

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