Christine Dahlin, PhD
posted December 02, 2016
Pitt-Johnstown has formed a Resource Advisory Group, which has goals of improving the campus natural area and ultimately achieving the distinction as a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP).
Improving our management of the natural area has the potential to provide benefits for wildlife, for our faculty and students who use the natural area as a teaching and research resource, and for community members who could benefit from an improved trail system.
The formation of this group is a follow-up to the University becoming certified in Environmental Planning by the ACSP in February 2016.
In order to achieve its goals for the natural area, the group seeks to improve environmental and management practices at Pitt-Johnstown and to make the campus a leader in community environmental practices.
Under the direction of Pitt-Johnstown Grounds Supervisor David Finney and Assistant Professor Christine Dahlin, the Advisory Group has:
The ACSP Advisory Group has the goal of developing the full potential of our natural area for use as an educational resource, to provide a way for students, employees and the public to connect with nature and learn about biodiversity on the Pitt-Johnstown campus. We have the following aims:
Students interested in this venture may earn credits or an internship. For more information, contact the Resource Advisory Group chairs:
Learn more about this effort: