2012 News Archive

In wild animals, charting the pathways of disease

New York Times article explores the links between wildlife and infectious diseases.

The dirty truth about unpaved roads

Paving rural roads is one of the local issues that can get people in Dutchess County worked up. 

Understanding tick-borne diseases

Millbrook, NY – The Hudson Valley has the unfortunate distinction of being the global epicenter of tick-borne disease. And the situation is getting worse. 

Beware the impact of invasive plants

Take care to be sure that your "perfect plant" isn't actually a perfect menace in disguise. 

Invasive pests threaten our northern forests

“Catastrophic loss of tree species and a huge taxpayer burden—where's the sense in this?”

Warm spring tops off a perfect storm for increased Lyme disease risk

"We expect 2012 to be the worst year for Lyme disease risk ever." 

Untangling climate impacts on forests

In assessing a major drop in nitrate loss from the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, it was revealed that past disturbances, such as logging, must be included. 

Cary's Aldo Leopold Society membership

In addition to supporting the work of the Institute, Aldo Leopold Society members receive invitations to special events and unique opportunities to interact with scientists and educators.

Northeast Science and Policy Consortium

Cary Institute's motto, "the science behind environmental solutions," is motivating a new collaborative venture. 

Aldo Leopold: America's pioneering conservationist

We strive to enact many of the principals that Aldo Leopold so presciently put forward and to encourage the application of rigorous science to decisions that affect humans and the natural world on which humanity depends. 

From our President

Cary will continue to focus scientific research on the critical environmental problems facing the world. 

American Woodcock

Field notes: Soundscapes

The ecology of birds is intimately tied to the sounds of other organisms around them. 

Limno-explorers: Discovering the world of water

Campers will conduct scientific investigations, learn about local natural history, and participate in team-building activities. 

Graduate education programs

Recently, the Cary Institute hosted two graduate courses. 

Hudson River Environmental Conditions Observing System (HRECOS) grows

"This additional capacity will significantly increase our knowledge about what's going on in the Hudson River." 

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