Fossil-hunting students flourish in New Mexico dig
Thanks to a National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration grant, three SUNY Oswego undergraduates spent three weeks at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, this summer unearthing such fossils as the tiny jaws of ancient animals—and the fossilized bones of a rare dinosaur—as they tried on paleontology careers.
Mon Aug 08, 2016
Grant supports college's effort to protect rare moth, turtle habitat
SUNY Oswego faculty and students have taken on a project to slow or stop the advance of cattails threatening to choke the sensitive Oswego County habitat of two rare species, the bog buckmoth and bog turtle.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Geese migration, weather changes engage student scientists
Two SUNY Oswego students and a biological sciences faculty member are studying whether changing weather patterns affect the migratory paths and ecological relationships of Canada geese from northern Quebec. They will share findings April 9 during the college’s annual Quest day.
Tue Jan 08, 2013
Oswego biologist's study suggests return of cougars to Adirondacks
In an article published Jan. 8, SUNY Oswego biology faculty member Dr. John Laundré suggests that a forest preserve in the Adirondack Mountains can accommodate the reintroduction 150 to 350 cougars, challenging previous findings.
Thu Dec 06, 2012
Grant to aid scientist's plan to protect bog turtles
SUNY Oswego biological sciences professor Peter A. Rosenbaum recently received a federal grant of more than $14,000 to develop a conservation management plan for five populations of rare bog turtles in three counties.
Thu Jun 07, 2012
Botanist to talk, lead walk on invasive plants at Rice Creek
Andrew Nelson, former director of SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station, will deliver a talk on invasive plant species and lead a walk to view some of them, starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at the college’s Fallbrook Lodge.
Mon Jan 23, 2012
Science Today offerings to focus on women in field
SUNY Oswego will present a series of lecturers this semester from universities such as Harvard and Yale, Spellman and Illinois—as well as the local campus—on women in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions.
Thu Jan 19, 2012
Reborn field station to feature new buildings, observatory
The scheduled rejuvenation of Rice Creek Biological Field Station has become a rebirth, thanks to plans for a new, larger, greener building to replace the wood-frame structure that has housed the research and educational headquarters for 46 years.
Wed Oct 12, 2011
New scanning electron microscope offers nanoscale views
SUNY Oswego recently welcomed a new scanning electron microscope, a key piece of equipment for the sciences complex rising on campus and for recruiting top students who want to learn nanotechnology skills.
Thu Oct 14, 2010
Grant helps researchers carry on search for elusive bog turtle
Two SUNY Oswego biologists will use a new $138,000 federal grant to extend their 23-year research of the rare bog turtle and its habitat to Cayuga and Wayne counties.
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