Tupper Lake conference 5/11 has been cancelled

Woodswalk at ESF Ranger School

Invitations are open to the public

The NY Forest Owners Association will be conducting a free educational workshop on Saturday, September 23, hosted by The College of Environmental Science and Forestry at the Ranger School, Wanakena, NY.
Water will be provided but be sure to bring a bag lunch, bug spray, raincoat, or sunscreen as appropriate!
Door prizes will be awarded.

Event Date

Saturday, September 23
Register by Sept. 19.
Contact Gary Goff - 518-837-5171 or garygoff357@gmail.com

Location & Directions

Ranger School, Wanakena, NY
Wanakena is south of NYS Rt. 3, between Star Lake and Cranberry Lake. Take Co. Rt. 61 to Ranger School Rd. Bear left at fork as you approach campus. Take the next left, Nursery Rd. to student parking lot by athletic fields. Field tours will be via college vans, unless personal vehicle is necessary.


10:00 AM
Meet at Alumni Picnic Pavilion (park at student parking lot)
Overview of Ranger School and Career Opportunities for Graduates – Jamie Savage, Professor
Van Tour: Tour of James F. Dubuar Forest including 1915 red pine stand and 1995 Microburst areas – Jamie Savage, Professor

12:00 PM
Lunch at Cathedral Rock Picnic Pavilion and Fire Tower (bring bag lunch; water provided)
Lunchtime discussion: Marking and maintaining property boundaries – Jeremy Thompson, Instructor and Licensed Land Surveyor

1:00 PM
Van Tour: Silviculture for aspen stands – Jeff Dubis, Professor
Bears, bats, wildlife cameras and more! – Dr. Vanessa Rojas, Professor

2:30 PM
Return to campus/Adjourn


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