Youth Summit at Cornell Lab

August 24th, 2012
Ithaca, NY

On August 24th 2012 twenty youths from Syracuse, NY and Patchogue-Medford NY traveled to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for an exciting Youth Summit.

Two groups working on habitat restoration, bird monitoring, and community education presented on their local projects: LACE from Syracuse and The Thicklets from Long Island.

Participants learn about bird banding with David

Here was a list of activities for the day:

  • Breakfast and Welcome in the Visitor Center
  • Participant looking at bird up close
  • Cornell Campus tour
  • Bioacoustics Presentation – with Ashik Rahaman
  • Hike – Sapsucker Woods Sanctuary
  • Lunch
  • Round Robin Introductions
  • Museum of Vertebrates with Charles Dardia
  • Bird Banding with David Bonter
  • “Conservation in the Neotropics” with Eduardo Iñigo Elias
  • Dinner
  • “Studying at Cornell, working at the Lab, and my summer working in Ecuador” with Seth Inman (Cornell Undergraduate)
  • Student Presentations

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