Behavior and Ecology of North Country Birds [F-23-6]
|Location:||Bayside Cemetery (Entrance, Back Hannawa Rd.)|
|Classes:||3 Sessions 1.5 hours|
|Dates:||Thu 9:00 AM 09/07, 09/14, 09/21|
|Status:||CLOSEDCourse Update: This week the class will be meeting at the Adirondack Lodge on Clarkson campus on Thursday at 9 AM for the hike. Take the entrance to the Hill campus (across from KHS apartments on Rt 11). Parking is at the water tower, near the cross-country ski trails and the lodge. Please call your ambassador with any questions.
Course Update: September 21st class will meet at Hart's Falls Preserve in Pyrites, weather permitting. Sue Klein, the course ambassador, will be providing maps and directions from Potsdam at September 14's class. Please contact her if you need this information.
This course will be done as 3 birding walks during fall migration. We will take 3 walks on the Clarkson University campus. Prof. Tom Langen will talk about the birds we see - how to identify them, their ecology, & their behavior. You will learn the how & why of fall migration, & the importance of our region for the conservation of birds.
Dr. Tom Langen is a Professor of Biology & Psychology at Clarkson Univ. His research focuses on the environmental impact of roads, the ecosystem services & conservation importance of restored wetlands, & the habitat requirements of threatened species such as the golden-winged warblers in the SL. Valley. He teaches courses in ecology, animal behavior, & conservation biology.More info: www.clarkson.edu/people/tom-langen
This course will be outdoors. We will meet at entrance to the Bayside Cemetery & walk on to Munter Trail & Clarkson Woods Trail. Each meeting will involve walking about 1 mile along a flat trail. Bring binoculars if you have them. No birding experience required. If it rains, class will meet on September 28 at the same time, 9:00 am; confirmation will be on our website.