CANCELLED: Science Lecture Series: Assessing the Status of Fisher (Pekania pennanti) in a Managed, Fragmented, Suburban Landscape in Albany, NY
Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 6:30 pm
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This program has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Gather and refreshments at 6:30pm
Lecture 7:00- 8:30pm
Suitable for adults
Fisher (Pekania pennanti), once believed to only thrive in dense, remote coniferous and mixed forests away from human inhabited areas populations, are gradually expanding across New York State. These medium sized carnivores are being sighted in suburban landscapes including the Albany Pine Bush Preserve (APBP). Scientist Daniel Winters will speak this evening about his research which aims to explore the status of the fisher population in the Albany area and how they utilize this unique habitat with the goal of better understanding whether these populations can persist in the APBP landscape.
Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
From I-87 take exit 2W (Rt 5 West, Central Avenue). Follow Rt 5 for about 2 miles then turn left onto Rt 155 (New Karner Rd). Continue on Rt 155 for about 1.2 miles. The Discovery Center is located on the left at 195 New Karner Road. (518)456-0655
195 New Karner Road Suite 1
Albany, New York