Beaver Ecology and Management
A virtual exploration of beaver ecology and management in the Hudson Valley, NY. Topics covered include beaver as ecosystem engineers and keystone species and a 101 on how beaver alter watersheds.
Michael Fargione's responsibilities include the management of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies' natural areas and coordination of access to our properties and their resources.He provides direction, support and helps deliver outdoor educational efforts geared toward the general public.
Program goals include:
Research interests involve understanding local predator-prey relationships, the interactions between human actions and wildlife populations, and finding ways to mitigate human-wildlife conflicts.
Research projects currently involved in include studies of: