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Shackelton Point Boats

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For more than 60 years, the Cornell Biological Field Station at Shackelton Point has addressed issues of changing ecosystems within the lakes of New York State and beyond. We continue to collaborate with groups to explore the effects of invasive species and climate change, and the effects on aquatic ecosystems. 

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2018 DNR Internships

Jan 25, 2018
Applications are being accepted until 2/15/18 for internships located at the Cornell Biological Field Station and at the Arnot Forest.  For more information, Read more

Protecting the Great Lakes Ecosystem

Jan 24, 2018
The Laurentian Great Lakes is a truly exceptional ecosystem and resource—one that requires monitoring and protection. In 1972, the United States and Canada signed the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement to restore and protect the waters... Read more

2016 CBFS Annual Report

Jun 2, 2017
2016 was a banner year for the Field Station!  The annual report contains current research projects and the people that make the program successful! Read more