Find out what sets the Jamestown Community College environmental science program apart. From dedicated faculty to an emphasis on field work and experiential learning, let us answer the question, "Why environmental science?" with another question. Why not?

Opened in the fall of 2011, JCC's Science Center was designed to meet LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) gold standards and is a showplace for sustainability in building design and operation. The center includes a number of "green" features that enabled energy conservation and promote environmentally-conscious thinking.


We relocated ten mature sugar maple trees to accommodate site preparation for a new residence hall.

Jamestown Community College's annual Earthfest, celebrating Earth Day, was held April 25. Members of the JCC community and the community at large joined together in celebration of the Earth and learned more about how to be better stewards of the wonders that nature provides. The event was sponsored by JCC's Earth Awareness Club and the college program committee of the JCC Faculty Student Association.

BIO 2620: Tropical Biology Seminar is a three-credit hour, transfer-level biology course that provides an amazing and, for many, a life-changing experience designed to introduce students to the beauty, biology, ecology, and culture of representative habitats in the American tropics. The seminar is offered every other spring, but you should hurry, spots for the Spring 2013 trip are filling up fast. Visit the Tropical Biology Seminar Page to find out about how to apply. 

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