I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth. . . Whenever the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and all living creatures of every kind on the earth.

- Gensis 9:13,16 (NIV)

Undergraduate Program in Environmental Sciences



The chief mission of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Studies is to promote environmental awareness and stewardship, especially among Christians and other faith groups who demonstrate measurably less interest in environmental issues than the public at large. We will achieve our goals through: