Advancing scientific understanding of the natural world.
Advancing scientific understanding of the natural world.
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Black Rock Forest is a living laboratory for field-based research and education, encompassing native terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems that are increasingly rare in the region. The 3,920-acre Forest features dramatic topography, more than 1,000 feet of relief, numerous lakes and streams, and high species and habitat diversity.

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT!!

The invasive insect spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) was found within Black Rock Forest. SEARCH YOUR CAR FOR THESE INSECTS BEFORE LEAVING BRF AND IMMEDIATELY SQUISH IF YOU FIND THEM!!!!!!

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Calling All Nature Photographers!

Hit us with your best shot! We want your best shots of Black Rock Forest for our 2023 Calendar Competition! The winners will receive a BRF water bottle and 2023 calendar. Competition ends October 1st.

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Announcing the 2022 David Redden Conservation Fund Small Grants

Grants of up to $6,000 are awarded each year for research at Black Rock Forest.