Environmental Science

Located on a beautiful limestone bluff overlooking the Ohio River, Hanover is the perfect place to study environmental science and the natural world. State-of-the-art labs and equipment are at your disposal. Outside the classroom, opportunities abound. Explore our 500-acre nature preserve of forested ravines with hiking trails. Check out our Environmental Education Center, community garden, campus arboretum and Natural History Museum. You’ll find active environmental science programs and many opportunities for involvement at Hanover. Environmental stewardship is a core value here, and you can make a difference while you’re still in school with local service projects and green initiatives.

Learning about nature in the natural world

Hanover students seize opportunities to work and study at interesting nearby locations such as:

  • Clifty Falls State Park
  • Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge
  • Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge
  • Hardy Lake Raptor Rehabilitation Center  

With travel programs and field trip opportunities, you can:

  • Hike the Grand Canyon
  • Snorkel on the coral reefs of Belize
  • Go electrofishing in the Ohio River
  • Travel to Australia

At Hanover, faculty will work with you to develop internships and study opportunities that will allow you to explore your special interests. 

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