Black Rock Forest Blog

Forest in Spring

March 25, 2022

We can’t think of a better way to kick off the start of spring here in Black Rock Forest. Here’s...

Forest in Spring

The Bearmore Archeology Dig

November 18, 2021

On Thursday, October 28th fourth grade students from Mrs. Cleeves and Mrs. Pananero’s classes visited Black Rock Forest to uncover the history of those who...

The Bearmore Archeology Dig

Beech Leaf Disease

November 8, 2021

Our American beech trees need your help. In early October, Executive Director Bill Schuster identified a stand of beech trees along Peck’s...

Beech Leaf Disease

The Last Stand, an Opera

October 28, 2021

Last month, field recorded sounds of wind, rain, birds and humans from Black Rock Forest, could be heard throughout the...

The Last Stand, an Opera

The Aronov Lab

September 13, 2021

Congratulations to the Aronov lab for their recent publication in Science titled “Neural representations of space in the hippocampus of...

The Aronov Lab

Ida’s Long Tail

September 13, 2021

Reflections From a Recent Visitor: Today I shared the trails with the sturdy green of sated understory. The movement of...

Ida’s Long Tail

Summer Research Spotlight

August 18, 2021

Summer Research Intern Spotlight: Kat Burgstahler is a senior at Pomona College in Claremont California, where she majors in Biology...

Summer Research Spotlight

Northern Red Salamander

April 26, 2021

This Northern Red Salamander (Pseudotriton r. ruber) was found by a Forest crew member while cleaning drainages along the road....

Northern Red Salamander

Artist In Residence

March 26, 2021

Artist-in-Residence Jackie Skrzynski is making a series of artworks based on her observations of invasive and native species in Black...

Artist In Residence

Herbivory

March 26, 2021

As we enter the final stretch of winter, food sources throughout the Forest begin to dwindle. Plants like this mountain...

Herbivory