Cornell Biological Field Station Advisory Committee Meeting

The Cornell Biological Field Station (CBFS) Advisory Committee met on September 5, 2012.  Cornell members of the committee include Marianne Krasny, Dan Decker, Bill Fisher, Sarah Gould, Rebecca Schneider, Nelson Hairston, Max Pfeffer, and Peter Paradise.  External members are John Farrell (SUNY ESF), Jim Johnson (USGS) and Doug Stang (NYS DEC).  The CBFS leadership team (Lars Rudstam, Randy Jackson, JoAnne Getchonis, and Brian Young) presented an overview of the previous year’s projects as well as a look at current and future projects and goals. Peter Paradise, Director of Facilities for CALS Facilities and Operational Services, reviewed building projects on the CBFS campus.  Highlights included  research being conducted on Oneida Lake and the Great Lakes.  Detailed information on the CBFS program ( and the annual report for 2011 ( are available on the web.


CBFS Summer 2011 Staff and Students

New York Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

The New York Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit was established at Cornell University in 1961.  The New York Unit is one of 40 units in 38 states established for the purpose of enhancing the management and conservation of our nation’s natural resources.  We work on natural resource issues of interest to our cooperators, with an emphasis on New York State.

Our cooperators are:

Our mission is to:

  1. Conduct research on natural resources issues
  2. Provide graduate-level education and training
  3. Provide technical assistance and training for our cooperators

Unit staff:

William L. Fisher – Unit Leader-Fisheries

Angela K. Fuller – Assistant Unit Leader-Wildlife

Mitchell J. Eaton – Assistant Unit Leader-Ecology

Melanie Moss – Administrative Assistant

Unit publications:

Contact information:

New York Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
B02 Bruckner Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: 607-255-2839
Fax: 607-255-1895

Visit our USGS NY Coop Unit website at: