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Monarch Butterfly

A Distant Pair of Wings

Thanks to some faculty and students, art and science came together to raise awareness of the monarch’s plight and start an effort to help the butterflies migrate.
Michelle Smithbauer's Maple Leaves

Michelle Smithbauer's project connects art and nature

Michelle Smithbauer drew four maple leaves representing the four principals of art and donated the end results to the Environmental Studies program.
Brian Black in Milan

Brian Black speaks at Transitions in Energy conference in Italy

Black , who writes broadly about energy history, spoke specifically about the transition to fossil fuels in 19th century America.
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy logo

Environmental Studies Alum to meet with students Nov. 13

Chastity Bey will talk about her work as the community nature educator at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy.
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

Mahan's Chronic Wasting Disease lecture set for Nov. 16

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.

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