Chuck McClaugherty

The Dr. John D. Brumbaugh Professor of Ecology and Environmental Science
and Director of the John T. Huston-Dr. John D. Brumbaugh Nature Center

Photo taken at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica

I have been at the University of Mount Union since 1988 and teach a variety of courses in Ecology and Environmental Science.  B.S., Cornell University , '73; M.S., University of Virginia , 80; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin , '83

My office is in Bracy 211.  Phone 330-823-3655. Email
I am sometimes at the Nature Center where the phone number is (off campus) 330-823-7487.

I welcome students and others to my office.  Please call or email to make an appointment.

Click here to get current weather data for Bracy Hall

My resume is here

During Spring 2014 I will be teaching classes in Environmental Science (ENV299 and ENV 350) and supervising some senior internship porjects

I recently completed with my coauthor Bjoern Berg the third edition of a book on Plant Litter Decomposition, and I have lso been helping the University of Mount Union to become  more sustainable.



Green Alliance

City of Alliance

Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve


Ohio Breeding Bird Atlas

Ohio Ornithological Society

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Black Swamp Bird Observatory

National Audubon Society

Guide for New Bird Watchers


Stark Parks

Huff Run Watershed


Environmental Education Council of Ohio

Ohio Academy of Science


Mount Union - sustainability

Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education AASHE

American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment

updated March 14, 2014