Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm via ZOOM:

“The Important Role Land Trust’s Play in Conservation of Plants & Birds: The Collaboration Approach”

Land Trusts, universities, and other non-profits play a critical role in studying and conserving land and habitats that are listed as threatened and rare.  Join us on April 20th to take a brief look at some local, and not-so-local, examples.

Presented by: Matthew Young

Matthew Young is the current President and Founder of the Finch Research Network (FiRN).  He has a B.S. in Water Resources from SUNY-Oneonta and an M.S. in Ornithology from SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry Matt did his master’s research on avian diversity in restored wetlands of Central New York at the Great Swamp Conservancy. He was a Regional Editor of the Kingbird for 10 years, the state ornithological journal in New York, was an Adjunct Professor in Environmental Studies at SUNY-Cortland, and currently teaches an Intro to Birding class for Cornell University and is the Board Chair at The Wetland Trust.  He is also a former board member of the Central New York Land Trust.  He worked at Cornell Lab of Ornithology for 15+ years as well as 12 years as Collections Management Leader/Audio Engineer at the Macaulay Library.

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