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Conservation Biology Symposium

4/30/14 (All day)


Senior Conservation Biology majors invite you to their symposium presenting the results of their research on local conservation issues.

The symposium will be held in Johnson Hall of Science Room 112 and will follow this schedule:

  • 10:30 - 11:30 am  "The social, economic and environmental impacts of wind farms in Upstate New York"; Margaret Harrington and Kendra Sultzer
  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm "Assessment of the current and potential future state of pollution in the Saranac Lakes Ecosystem, with the goal of maintaining biodiversity"; Aubrey Fox and Frances McNierney
  • 2:00 - 3:00 pm "Why are bats going batty? A review of how white-nose syndrome is impacting bat populations in New York State"; Alexandria Feltes, Jessica Novak and Iyioluwa Okunlola
  • 3:00 - 4:00 pm "Our Yellowstone: The debate of reintroducting mountain lions into the Adirondack State Park"; Abbie McIvor and Ethan Self


Each presentation will last about 45 minutes with time for questions.  All are invited to attend.

Final reports on these topics will be available in the Case Study Archive by May 15, 2014.