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May: Alexis VanWinkle – “Ornithology at Ganondagan State Historic Site”
May 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come learn about the ornithological efforts happening at Ganondagan State Historic Site. Alexis will cover the different survey protocols used, as well as the Environmental Field Team’s efforts to be designated as a New York State Bird Conservation Area.
Alexis VanWinkle is the Supervising Conservation Steward, Finger Lakes Environmental Field Team. Alexis graduated from FLCC in 2014 with an associates in Natural Resources Conservation. She plans to graduate with a second associates in Environmental Science from FLCC May 2017.
Alexis began working at Ganondagan as a Conservation Steward in 2013, assisting with invasive species removal and helping write Ganondagan’s prescribed burn management plan. In 2014 she was hired on as a Supervising Conservation Steward for the Environmental Field Team to assist with prescribed burn and ornithological efforts. Currently Alexis is working on the Bird Conservation Area designation process for Ganondagan as well as implementing the first prescribed burn in the Finger Lakes Region with the Environmental Field Team. She plans to attend SUNY Brockport for Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology in August 2017.