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American Woodcock

Field notes: Soundscapes

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

From our President

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

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.

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. 

Limno-explorers: Discovering the world of water

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

Northeast Science and Policy Consortium

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

Ten steps to better shore zones

Shore zones can be among the most valuable habitats on our planet. So what can you do to protect them?

Cary helps lead effort to protect freshwater

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

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

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

From our President

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

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. 

Fall Luncheon on the Grounds of the Cary Institute

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

Aldo Leopold Society Autumn Celebration 2011

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

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Statement to the NYS Assembly on invasive species

Testimony from freshwater ecologist David Strayer on the negative effects of invasive plants and animals and the critical need for legislation to control the spread of destructive species.

From our President

The Cary Institute seeks to alert the Hudson Valley community to the environmental problems facing society. 

Science and Management Forums: A regional resource

The Science and Management Forum series has been well received by its target audience. 

Cary Conference 2011

The Cary Institute hosted the 13th Cary Conference, "Linking Ecology and Ethics for a Changing World: Values, Philosophy, and Action." 

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