The reference collection is a great place to begin your research. These short relevant articles will give the basic understanding you need to formulate a good research question.
The University of Winnipeg Library has many dictionaries and encyclopedias that can help you find information about your topic. Some of the most useful ones for Environmental Studies students are:
Environemntal Studies consists of many different subject areas. If you want to browse either the reference (main floor) or regular (upstairs) collections to find material, I would suggest that you look in the following sections:
GE 1-350 - Env. sciences
GE 70-90 - Env. education
GE 170-190 - Env. policy
GE 195-199 - Green movement
GE 300-350 - Env. management