insects, wetland bird

Free workshop on Wednesday, March 29th about ​Insects, Pollinators, and Grassland Birds.


​Insects, Pollinators, and Grassland Birds

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Farmers, woodlot owners, home owners and others interested in insects and birds are invited to a free educational event sponsored by the American Wildlife Conservation Foundation and hosted by the Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forest, to be held at the Hector Ranger Station.


6:30 pm - Refreshments and displays

7:00 pm - Speakers

  • Stressors associated with world-wide insect declines – Scott McArt, Asst. Prof, Cornell Dept. of Entomology
  • Importance, status and conservation of NY’s wild bees – Paige Muniz, Tech II, Cornell Dept. of Entomology
  • Importance, status, and management of grassland birds in NY State – Charles Smith, Sen. Research Associate, Cornell Dept. of Natural Resources (retired)

9:30 pm - Adjourn

For more information contact: Gary Goff at


Finger Lakes National Forest, Hector Ranger Station
5218 State Rt. 414
Hector , NY 14841

Last updated May 6, 2019