Wildlife, Three Concerns [F-19-57]

Presenter: Ken Kogut
Location: SUNY: Maxcy 104
Classes: 3 Sessions 1.5 hours
Dates: Wed 1:00 PM 10/23, 10/30, 11/06

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Session 1: Nuisance Wildlife around the Home and Garden. We will explore the most common nuisance wildlife problems we face, discussing some options on how to deal with them, and also looking at legal and disease issues. Session 2: Status of Moose in New York State. We will look at the status of moose in NY, based on current research being completed by the DEC, the College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and Cornell University. Session 3: To Drain or Save the Swamp – Why Protect Wetlands? Why are wetlands so important to the environment, fish and wildlife, and human health and safety? What makes a wetland? What types of wetlands are there?

Ken Kogut retired after 33 years with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. He has worked on a variety of wildlife issues, most notably the restoration of bald eagles and peregrine falcons to the Adirondacks. He also managed New York’s Wetland Protection efforts inside and outside the Adirondack Park. His work also extended to the Ray Brook and Watertown areas. Ken holds both a Bachelor`s and Master’s degrees in his field.

Cap: 50

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