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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David Redden Conservation Science Fund Small Grants Program

Now accepting applications from students, post-doctoral scholars, and senior researchers for the David Redden Conservation Science Fund Small Grants program. Grants of up to $6000 will be awarded on a competitive basis to fund research with application to the conservation...

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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.