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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:
An ecological approach to forest stewardship – virtual workshop series. Learn about the impacts of development, habitat loss, and fragmentation on forests, and how forest composition is changing due to invasive plants, pests, and pathogens.
An ecological approach to forest stewardship – virtual workshop series. Discover why forests are important and how land use history has shaped today’s forests.
Explore New York State wildlife, their ecological roles, and the threats they face. This session's topics include: techniques to enhance wildlife populations, cost-sharing opportunities with the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, best practices to prevent wildlife damage.
Explore New York State wildlife, their ecological roles, and the threats they face. This session's topics include: threats to wildlife and their habitats, dealing with invasive plants, and managing deer overpopulation via controlled hunting.