Dr Dan Fiscus


Dr Dan Fiscus, Ph.D. is Development Director for Frostburg Grows, a multi-faceted project integrating local food production, a native tree nursery growing trees for restoration purposes, composting, solar energy and training and economic development, all together on a former coal mine site providing an innovative model for sustainable development in Appalachia. He is also helping to form the Western Maryland Food Council. He earned a BS in electrical engineering from Duke University, an MS in Ecology with a minor in Biomathematics from North Carolina State University, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Science from the University of Maryland while at the Appalachian Laboratory. His research interests include holistic understanding of sustainable human-environment and life-environment relations, theoretical ecology and ecological modeling, ecological network analysis, and sources of leverage for social change to benefit people and the planet.

You can email Dr Dan Fiscus, at dafiscus@frostburg.edu