From Pam Freeman at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies:
“A FORUM ON
“Tuesday, July 7, 2009
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
at the Cary Institute Auditorium
“This forum provides undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to hear firsthand about a wide range of career paths in ecology, including:
· Museum Science
· Academic Ecology
· Environmental Law
· Governmental Research
· Conservation & Stewardship
In the morning session (9:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.), speakers representing each field will discuss the rewards and motivations involved in their work.
In the afternoon session (1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.), speakers will join small groups for informal discussions about issues of concern to the student participants.
The forum is open to all students at no charge. Interested individuals should register for the afternoon program by calling REU Program Coordinator Pat Zolnik at (845) 677-7600 x326. No registration is necessary for the morning session.
There will be a break from 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Please bring your own lunch and beverage.
9:15 a.m., Welcome and Introductions: Dr. Alan Berkowitz, Head of Education, Cary Institute
Dr. William Schlesinger, President, Cary Institute
Session One: 9:30—11:00 a.m.
9:30 Dr. Kathleen LoGiudice Associate Professor, Union College (Academic Ecologist)
9:45 Dr. Fred Lubnow Director of Aquatics Program, Princeton Hydro
10:00 Donna Light-Donovan High School Science Teacher, Croton-Harmon
10:15 Mr. Jim Mayfield Section Chief, Program Evaluation and Planning
Department of Environmental Protection (Government
10:30 Mannajo Greene Environmental Director for Hudson River Sloop
10:45—11:00 a.m., Break
Session Two: 11:00—12:15 p.m.
11:00 Dr. Jason Cryan Director of the Laboratory for Conservation and
Evolutionary Genetics, New York State Museum,
Albany, NY (Museum Science)
11:15 Ross Gould Attorney (Environmental Justice & Advocate)
11:30 Dan Shapley Daily Green (Media)
11:45 Julie Hart Stewardship & Education Programs Manager,
Dutchess Land Conservancy (Conservation)
12:00 Carolyn Klocker Environmental Resource Educator, Cornell Cooperative
Extension, Dutchess County (Agriculture & Community
Pamela A. Freeman
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Box AB, 2801 Sharon Tpk.
Millbrook, New York 12545
845-677-7600 ext. 121
(please note the new e-mail address)