Situated on nearly 2,000 acres in New York's mid-Hudson Valley, the Cary Institute offers visitors a range of recreational and learning experiences.
The next time you see a possum playing dead on the road, try your best to avoid hitting it. Because it turns out that possums are allies in the fight against Lyme disease.
Monitoring the quality of our streams, lakes, and rivers.
Illuminating how environmental conditions shape disease risk.
Innovating practices that balance human needs with ecosystem health.
Understanding how invasive species impact our forest and freshwater resources.
Preparing for the future, from extreme weather to species shifts.
Educating decision makers, teachers, students, and the general public.
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies | Millbrook, New York 12545 | Tel (845) 677-5343