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Endangered Ohia Tree forest type on the flanks of Mauna Kea Volcanon on the Big Island

Environmental Studies in Hawai'i

A new environmental studies course at Penn State Altoona includes a two-week, on-site study in Hawaii.
TREE Fund

TREE Fund grant allows right-of-way research to continue

Penn State Altoona has been awarded a grant for year one of a four-year research project from the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund.
A Chinchilla in Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru

In Search of Chinchillas

Professor Carolyn Mahan started out looking for wild chinchillas in Peru—believed to be extinct—and instead found half a dozen species of other rare wild mammals.
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.
Students studying at Chesapeake Bay

Immersed in Bay culture

Students spent three days on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay learning how to preserve the national landmark.
Bernadette Armstrong with a saw whet owl

Biology students visit owl monitoring station in Elk County

The students visited the site as part BIOL 444 Ecology of the Mid-Atlantic
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.
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.