December, 2011 News Archive

Fall Luncheon on the Grounds of the Cary Institute

Seventy-five supporters and perfect weather made our first Fall Luncheon a resounding success. 

Strayer authors primer on Hudson River ecology

As a main artery to Manhattan, the Hudson River is one of the most travelled and researched rivers in the world. 

Aldo Leopold Society Autumn Celebration 2011

Susan Babcock and Ralph Schmidt hosted this year's event. 

Cary and WAMC debut new radio show

The Cary Institute and WAMC Northeast Public Radio have launched a new radio show called Earth Wise: A look at our changing environment. 

An interview with Steward Pickett

As director of the Baltimore Ecosystem Study, Pickett leads an ambitious, multi-partner effort looking at how urban areas function as ecosystems. 

From our President

Cary Institute scientists continue to transmit the best findings of their scientific efforts to help inform the policy process. 

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates program provides students with the opportunity to become a part of the Cary community. 

Cary helps lead effort to protect freshwater

From pollution and development to managing fisheries, society puts a lot of pressure on freshwaters. 

Field notes: Where did all the acorns go?

Paying attention to cycles in acorn production can provide us with valuable information about the world we live in. 

Artist-in-residence: Lynne Cherry

Award-winning author, illustrator, and filmmaker Lynne Cherry is spending a year at Cary Institute as Artist/Writer-in-Residence. 

Teaching ecology and evolution through mud worms

Ecology and evolution are often taught as independent topics in middle and high schools, though the two are intertwined in nature. 

WAMC and Cary Institute debut new radio show

Millbrook, NY – On January 2nd, WAMC Northeast Public Radio and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies will debut a new radio show called Earth Wise: A look at our changing environment.

x-mas trees

Live, replantable Christmas tree is the best choice

Christmas is only a week away. For those of us celebrating the holiday, many have already installed and adorned the household tree.

tropical forest

Deadly frog disease illustrates dangers of wildlife trade

The forest, normally filled with the chorus of calling frogs, falls silent. Something drops from the trees. And then another. Dead frogs are falling from the canopy.

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