February 2nd, 7:00pm-8:30pm– Glacial History of the Catskills and Mid-Hudson Valley - Setting The Table For Our Region's Ecology, with Dr. John A. Rayburn, Associate Professor of Environmental Geology and Geomorphology at SUNY New Paltz. This lecture will take place at SUNY New Paltz.
February 9th, 7:00pm-8:30pm– Reviving the American Chestnut, with Dr. Allison Oakes, Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Plant Science and Biotechnology at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. This lecture will take place at SUNY New Paltz.
February 16th, 7:00-8:30pm– Porcupines in Our Presence, with Melissa Gillmer, Head Zookeeper at Trailsides Museum and Zoo at Bear Mountain State Park.This lecture will take place at SUNY New Paltz.
February 23rd, 7:00pm-8:30pm– Fire on the Ridge, with Gabe Chapin, Forest Ecologist with The Nature Conservancy and Hank Alicandri, Director of the Sam’s Point Area of Minnewaska State Park Preserve. This lecture will take place at SUNY Ulster.
These lectures, promoting biodiversity on the ridge, are open to the public and free of charge. Cancellations due to winter weather will be announced on many area radio stations. These lectures are co-sponsored by the SUNY New Paltz Biology Department, and will take place at the SUNY New Paltz Lecture Center, Room 102 and at SUNY Ulster’s Stone Ridge Campus in theCollege Lounge, Room 203 Vanderlyn Hall
For directions and campus maps, see: Click here for directions to SUNY New Paltz and a campus map. No parking permit is required after 6:30 pm. Click here for directions to SUNY Ulster and a campus map. SUNY Ulster parking in Lot D; no permit required.