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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Director of Education Job Opening

Black Rock Forest is looking to hire a Director of Education. Apply or help us spread the word! For more information, click on the Read More button below.

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Searching For Gray Ghosts

Anna Soccorsi, a recent Columbia University master’s degree recipient, chats with Black Rock Forest’s Dr. Scott LaPoint about her journey and research findings on carnivores in the Hudson Valley.

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Black Rock Forest Announces New Executive Director: Isabel Ashton, PhD

The Board of Directors has named Isabel Ashton, PhD as incoming Executive Director of Black Rock Forest. Isabel will formally assume office on Thursday, November 10, and Bill Schuster’s last day as Executive Director will be...