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Brian Black

Brian Black featured in "Altoona Mirror" article

The article talks about Black's specialization in the field of environmental history as well as details about his forthcoming book.
yellow warbler

Penn State Altoona to hold third annual Birding Classic

Penn State Altoona will hold the third annual Birding Classic April 14-22.
Soldier hauling jet fuel hose

Brian Black to offer commentary following U.S military and climate change film

Black's remarks will follow a showing of the film "The Burden: Fossil Fuel, the Military and National Security."
Ed Levri, Brian Black, and Richard Flarend

Penn State Altoona represented at PA Academy of Science meeting

Professors Ed Levri, Brian Black, and Richard Flarend all participated in the annual meeting.
Isla by Aurora Robson

Brian Black invited speaker at Palmer Museum’s “Plastic Entanglements”

Black will deliver the Gallery Talk "Entangled Conversation: Flexible Consumption: Plastics and the American Ecology of Oil,” on March 23.
University of Pennsylvania Teach-In Graphic

Brian Black to participate in Teach-In event

Black will participate in the round table panel titled “Post-Carbon Futures in a Fact-Challenged Present.”
Spring Run

Sign up now for the 3rd annual Spring Run Cleanup

The event will take place Friday, April 20, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Black Kites at a fire, Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia, 2014.

Birds of Fire

Mark Bonta researches "firehawks:" Australian birds that may spread fires intentionally in order to make food collection easier.
Reading Shaver's Creek book cover

Ian Marshall serves as editor for collection of essays and poems

"Reading Shaver's Creek: Ecological Reflections from an Appalachian Forest," offers a "best of" collection from the first decade of the "Long-Term Ecological Reflections Project" at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center and Stone Valley Experimental Forest.
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.