Saturday, February 1, 2020
- Andrew Reeves, author of Overrun: Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis, a Toronto-based environmental journalist and the editor-in-chief of Alternatives Journal, Canada’s oldest environmental publication, will discuss the politics, history, agriculture, fish biology and several other disciplinary perspectives in the story of invasive Asian carp.
- John Farrell, professor in the Department of Environmental & Forest Biology at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the Director of the Thousand Islands Biological Station on Governor’s Island, will provide an update on current studies of the muskie population in the St. Lawrence River.
- Drew Gronewold, Associate Professor at the University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability, will discuss historical, current and future Great Lakes water levels, including the hydrologic conditions that contribute to water level variability.
- Rob Hoehn is CEO of IdeaScale, a software platform for crowdsourcing ideas from employees, customers, and citizens. In addition to running a startup, he speaks regularly on climate change and how it affects local communities.
- Barbara King of Watersheds Canada will discuss long-term sustainable shorelines, and tools for homeowners and land manager professionals hoping to manage their properties for flooding and erosion, minimize their impacts to the watershed, and use nature-based shoreline features in response to fluctuating water levels.
- Nina Schoch, Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer at the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation and has studied loons in New York’s Adirondack Park since 1998, will discuss their research & conservation programs, as well as loon behavior and natural history.
- Patricia Shulenburg, Save The River’s Program Manager, will give an update on our various educational programs that annually reach 1,500+ students in the North Country.