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Wildlife: Importance of Private Lands in the Adirondacks
May 2, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm| Free
Lake Placid Land Conservancy (LPLC) welcomes Michale Glennon, Science Director for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Adirondack Program, for a conversation about wildlife in the Adirondacks. Michale will discuss how activities on private lands influence animal movement, abundance, and survival, and why citizen science can help us better understand the natural world around us.
$10 suggested donation. Our work is primarily funded through the generous contributions of community members like you. Thank you!
This event is hosted by LPLC, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit land trust dedicated to conserving land and water in Lake Placid and the Ausable and Saranac River watersheds. Through community engagement, our work focuses on conserving private lands, encouraging sustainable land management practices, and engaging landowners to better understand their property’s resources through citizen science.
Michale Glennon, PhD, Wildlife Conservation Society
As Science Director for the Adirondack Program of the Wildlife Conservation Society, Michale serves a leading rolein the ecological research conducted by WCS in the Adirondacks. Her research interests lie primarily at the intersection between land use management and ecological integrity, with a number of projects ranging from the impacts of low density, exurban development on wildlife to the potential changes to Adirondack lowland boreal bird communities resulting from climate change. Michale joined WCS in 2003 after completing a Ph.D. at the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry where she explored the effects of land use management on bird and small mammal communities in the Adirondack Park. Michale serves on the advisory board of the Shingle Shanty Preserve and Research Station, the Technical Advisory Committee for the Adirondack Park Agency, the Biodiversity Conservation Advisory Committee for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the Avian Taxonomic Working Group of the Adirondack All-Taxa Biodiversity Inventory, and the Paul Smiths College Fisheries and Wildlife Science Advisory Board.