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consultant , forestry educator

Peter Elliott Black, American Environmental science and forestry educator, consultant. Certified environmental professional. Recipient Secretary's award for Public Svc., 1996.

Background

Black, Peter Elliott was born on November 19, 1934 in New York City. Son of Algernon David and Elinor (Goldmark) Black.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Forestry, University of Michigan, 1956; Master in Forestry, University of Michigan, 1958; Doctor of Philosophy in Watershed Management, Colorado State University, 1961.

Career

Research forester, USFS Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, Franklin, North Carolina, 1956-1959; assistant professor, Humboldt State College, Arcata, California, 1961-1965; assistant professor, State University of New York College Environmental Science & Forestry, Syracuse, New York, 1965-1969; associate professor, State University of New York College Environmental Science & Forestry, Syracuse, New York, 1969-1975; professor, State University of New York College Environmental Science & Forestry, Syracuse, New York, since 1975. Principal Impact Cons., Syracuse, 1974-1986. Visiting professor U. Colorado, Boulder, 1985, 86.

Achievements

  • Certified environmental professional.

Membership

Republican, advisor from State University of New York New York State Soil and Water Conservation Committee, Albany, since 1986. Member Corps of Engineers, Environmental Advisory Board, Washington, 1992-1996, chair, 1995-1996. Fellow American Water Resources Association (president 1991, President Svc. award 1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, gardening, reading.

Connections

Married Rochella Sklut, September 2, 1956 (divorced 1983). Children: Steven Kenneth, Andrew Goldmark, Douglas Millard, Brian Elliott. Married Lida D. Hart, August 20, 1987.

father:
Algernon David Black

mother:
Elinor (Goldmark) Black

spouses:
Rochella Sklut

Lida D. Hart

children:
Steven Kenneth Black

Andrew Goldmark Black

Douglas Millard Black

Brian Elliott Black