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Southern Adirondack Audubon Society

Protecting the environment through the preservation of natural habitats
 and the advancement of environmental education

          Public programs are held in either the Christine McDonald Community Room of the Crandall Library in Glens Falls or in the Harry Dutcher Community Room of the Saratoga Springs Public Library. 

                      Library Logo For the Crandall Library:  Directions and a map may be found here.  
**You may call Crandall Library at 792-6508 to see if the library has closed due to weather**

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For the Saratoga Springs Library:  Directions and a map may be found here.  
**You may call the Saratoga library at 518-584-7860 to see if the library has closed due to weather**

Wed, February 28 - 7 p.m.
Crandall Public Library - Glens Falls

"Coyote Ecology in the Northeast"
Coyote - Photo
                            by Don Polunci
Coyote Photo courtesy of Don Polunci

“Coyote Ecology in the Northeast” will be presented at the Southern Adirondack Audubon Society’s public meeting on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 7:00 P.M at the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls, NY.  In New York, coyotes have a statewide distribution, but research has demonstrated that their abundance varies considerably across the landscape.  Commonly believed to live only in the more rural or wild parts of New York, coyotes have readily adapted to living close to people and are increasingly observed in suburban and urban environments.  Please join us as Paul Jensen, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Region 5 Wildlife Manager, presents information on this fascinating carnivore – from the history of their expansion into the northeast in the 1930-1940’s to current research on suburban/urban coyote populations, population genetics, impacts on prey populations, and interactions with other carnivores.

As the Regional Wildlife Manager based out of the DEC Ray Brook office, Paul oversees and is responsible for implementing a diverse wildlife program involving research, surveys, management of public lands, and outreach in the Adirondack/Lake Champlain region.  Paul received his B.S. in Environmental and Forest Biology from SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry, M.S. in Wildlife Ecology from the University of New Hampshire, and Ph.D. in Wildlife Biology from McGill University.


Please do your best to avoid wearing fragranced products to the programs.  Fragranced products trigger allergies, asthma, and migraines in others.

 For more information please see:
Joyce Miller's Fragrance Sensitivity Awareness webpage


Coming Up!
Mar 28 at Saratoga
"The Night Shift: Unexpected Links Between Moths, Birds, and Landscaping"
April 25 at Glens Falls
"Modern Threats to Age-old Adirondack Waterways"
May 23 at Glens Falls
"Green Roof Technology"