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

DNR Faculty Make the 20 Most Cited List for Society & Natural Resources

Two of the top 20 social science articles listed by Routledge’s Society & Natural Resources Journal were written by DNR faculty and affiliates. The citations are below.

Stedman, R.C. 2003. Is It Really Just a Social Construction?: The Contribution of the Physical Environment to Sense of Place. Society & Natural Resources 16(8):671-685.

Schusler, T.M., D.J. Decker, and M.J. Pfeffer. 2003. Social Learning for Collaborative Natural Resource Management. Society & Natural Resources 16(4):309-326.