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Amanda Rodewald featured on NPR discussing Mute Swans

Mar 11, 2014
Amanda Rodewald, director of Conservation Science at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, was recently quoted on NPR on the topic of invasive Mute Swans. Rodewald says that the non-native swans have posed a threat to birds such as loons and least terns. Read more
Leatherback turtle

Stephen Morreale, part of a team of researchers satellite-tracking 135 leatherbacks

Jan 21, 2014
Stephen Morreale, DNR Senior Research Associate & Adjunct Associate Professor was part of a team of researchers who satellite-tracked 135 leatherbacks with transmitters to determine the turtles’ patterns of movement in the Pacific Ocean. Combined with fisheries data, the researchers entered the information into a computer model to predict bycatch hotspots in the Pacific.   Read more
Jim Watkins

DNR faculty Lars Rudstam and Associate Jim Watkins receive large grant from the EPA

Jan 16, 2013
DNR faculty Lars Rudstam and Associate Jim Watkins received a large grant and teamed together with the Center for Great Lakes Studies at Buffalo State to monitoring lower trophic levels, and study the deep chlorophyll layer that is of increasing in importance in the lakes, as well as the ecological role of mysid shrimps, the detection of invasive species, and the use of indices of biotic integrity. Read more
Peter Smallidge

Smallidge to receive Technology Transfer Award

Aug 1, 2011
Peter Smallidge, New York State extension forester working out of Cornell University, director of Cornell’s Arnot Teaching and Research Forest, and director of the Cornell Maple Program, will receive the Technology Transfer Award, one of seven national awards from the Society of American Foresters (SAF). Read more

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