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2017 Conservation Biology Symposium

The 2017 Conservation Biology Symposium will take place this year on Wednesday May 4th from 10:30 am - 4:00 pm in Room 112 of the Johnson Hall of Science. At this annual event, senior Conservation Biology and Biology majors present the results of research they conduct during their capstone course.

Symposium Schedule:

10:30 am Introduction

10:35 am Whose park is it anyway? A case study assessing the impact of non-consumptive recreation on biodiversity in the Adirondack State Park
— Shauna Bulger, Jaime Hodgdon, and Matt McDonough


11:35 am Climate change in the North Country: Sugar maples (Acer saccharum) as an indicator of ecosystem health
— Haley Schaeffer and Kealey Viglielmo

12:35 pm   Break

1:30 pm   Damming on the Raquette River: A case of habitat fragmentation
— Heather Foley, Ana Hernandez-Martinez and Amanda Tucker

2:30 pm   Perceptions of double-crested cormorant management in the Great Lakes region and St. Lawrence Seaway
—Duncan Fort, Michelle Kneupfer and Erik Werner

3:30 pm   Roundtable Discussion