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A little bird in the hand

Students get field-based learning at migratory bird monitoring site

Environmental studies students traveled to Penn State Dubois to learn about bird migration and bird banding with biology professor Carolyn Mahan.
Todd Davis

Works by Todd Davis featured in sporting journal and website

Davis's work is featured in "Gray's Sporting Journal" and on "The FlyFish Journal" website.

Exploring wetlands with Environmental Studies 100

Students in Environmental Studies 100 spent several hours identifying plants, trees, and non-native invasive vegetation during a class field trip to local mitigated wetlands.

Carolyn Mahan

Carolyn Mahan to offer lecture on Chronic Wasting Disease

Mahan, a professor of biology and member of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing, and Conservation will speak Nov. 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Nature Writer Katie Fallon

Nature writer Katie Fallon to speak on campus

Fallon's lecture, "Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird” will take place Thursday, October 12 at noon in the Edith Davis Even Chapel.
Dr. Gabriel Karns, visiting assistant professor at Ohio State University, and writer and naturalist Marcia Bonta watch Elanor Bonta collect a bee.

Maintaining the Right-of-Way in the Right Way

Faculty, staff, and students partner with energy and vegetation-management representatives to measure the impact of right-of-ways on local wildlife.
Todd Davis

Todd Davis is poet-in-residence at the Chautauqua Institution

During his stay, Davis offered a poetry reading, a public lecture, and a poetry workshop.
Brian Black

Brian Black is opening speaker at Paris energy conference

Brian Black is the invited opening speaker at the annual conference of the European Oil and Gas Network (EOGAN) in Paris, France, June 1-2, 2017.
Birding Classic photo

Birding Classic puts funds to good use

For the second year in a row the Earth Day Birding Classic was held at Penn State Altoona as teams competed to identify by sight or sound as many species of birds as possible in 24 hours in Blair and nearby counties.

Brian Black contributes essay to new business and environment book

Brian Black's essay “Driving Change: The Winding Road to Greener Automobiles” was recently published in "Green Capitalism: Business and Environment in the Twentieth Century."

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