'Climate Change in the Adirondacks'
As part of the week of climate
: CHANGE events, guest Jerry Jenkins will give a talk on Climate
Change in the Adirondacks.'
Jerry Jenkins is the author of "Climate Change in the Adirondacks: the Path to Sustainability" (Cornell University Press, 2010); "Acid Rain in the Adirondacks: An Environmental History," and "The Adirondack Atlas: A Geographic Portrait of the Adirondack Park." More than any other person, Jerry Jenkins has used his vast knowledge from many branches of science to plot the future for the Adirondacks. Jenkins lives in White Creek, N.Y. where he is the founder and director of the White Creek Field School. He was trained in physics and philosophy, and has worked as a botanist and geographer for forty years. He has done botanical work in all 254 towns in Vermont, inventoried some 500,000 acres of Adirondack land that are now under conservation easements or in the Forest Preserve, and written extensively about plant identification and natural resource geography. He has taught at Williams College.