Compiled by A. P. Nelson
GENIUS Olympiad award ceremony
Winners among the 331 finalists will receive awards in the global high school environmental competition. Many students dress in native costume for the ceremony and wave their nations' flags. 312-2698. Free; parking for those attending GENIUS Olympiad events is available in the large residential, employee and commuter lots south of Hart and Funnelle residence halls; there will be limited parking in Lot 1, an employee lot west of Mary Walker Health Center. http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/genius_finalists_2013
Location: Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center
Thursday, June 20, 1:15 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Third Summer Session begins
Monday, July 8, noon - noon
Men's Soccer Classic - Alfred vs. Morrisville
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Soccer Field
Friday, Aug 30, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Men's Soccer Classic - Oswego State vs. Houghton
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Soccer Field
Friday, Aug 30, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday, June 20, noon - noon
GOLD Third Thursdays
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Location: Various Cities
Thursday, June 20, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
FISH: Sixteen species of fish are recorded from the pond and stream at Rice Creek Field Station. The list is based on a list of eleven species included in:
Weeks, John A. 1988. Guidelines for Environmental Management at Rice Creek Field Station. Bulletin No. 6. D. D. Cox (ed.). Oswego, NY, Rice Creek Field Station. Bulletin No. 6:Appendix II, 2.
supplemented by observations made by students in Introductory Biology labs between 2002 and 2005. Undoubtedly a through survey would add additional species to the list.
AMPHIBIANS and REPTILES: The current list of species known to exist at Rice Creek Field Station includes three turtles, seven snakes, eight salamanders, one toad, and ten frogs. It is based on:
Rosenbaum, P. A. (1988). Preliminary Inventory of the Reptiles & Amphibians in the Vicinity of the Rice Creek Field Station State University of New York - College at Oswego. IN: Guidelines for Environmental Management at Rice Creek Field Station. Bulletin No. 6, D. D. Cox (ed.). Appendix II, 3-10. Rice Creek Field Station, Oswego, NY.
supplemented by subsequent observations.
BIRDS: The list of birds seen at Rice Creek Field Station includes ninety species. It has been compiled from lists in:
Koeneke, M. A. (2000). Atlas 2000 and the Breeding Birds of Rice Creek. Rice Creek Associates Newsletter Fall 2000: 1-3.
Weeks, J. A. (1998). A Study of Bird Nesting on Rice Pond and Adjoining Habitats, Spring and Summer 1997. IN: Rice Creek Research Reports 1997. A. P. Nelson. (ed.), pp 21-29. Rice Creek Field Station, Oswego, NY.
supplemented by observations made by Joel Ralston in the course of a study of nesting in fields in relation to mowing schedules, observations at the bird feeders, and other personal observations. The entries are annotated as follows:
- r = Resident year round
- s = Summer resident
- w = winter resident
- m = present only during spring and/or fall migration
Jackson, D. C. (2008), ED. Birds of Central New York Checklist, Oswego, NY: State University of New York at Oswego, Rice Creek Field Station
Click here for a printable bird checklist.
Onondaga Audubon Society provides an attempt to give birders, especially those with only several years of experience, an idea of when to expect spring migrants.
MAMMALS: This list includes thirty nine species found in the vicinity, twenty eight of which have been observed on the Field Station properties. It has been compiled from the results of small mammal trapping studies by Prof. Diane Chepko-Sade reported in:
- Chepko-Sade, B. D. (1999). A Survey of Small Mammal Populations at Rice Creek Field Station (Year 3). IN: Rice Creek Research Reports 1998. A. P. Nelson (ed). pp 20-24. Rice Creek Field Station, Oswego, NY.
supplemented by the annotations of Prof. J. Alden Lackey and other personal observations. Species actually seen on the field station grounds are indicated by §.