About Us

The Environment Center connects humans and nature through place-based learning, research, and service.  We are:

  • An outdoor classroom and laboratory for experiential multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary study
  • A research area for long-term environmental restoration
  • A community fostering environmental responsibility and sustainability
Humans. Nature. Big piles of wood chips. Magic!

The Environment Center is located on 10 acres of Elizabeth campus and has distinct habitats and resources

The Environment Center, present and future

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We are proud to call Roanoke College our home.

Blue Ridge Mountaints
Does it get any more beautiful than this?