Conservation Through the Lives of Adirondack Loons

September 08, 2018

5:30 PM

Visitor Center Gallery

2018 Autumn Lecture


Dr. Nina Schoch, Director of the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation, utilizes captivating photographs and videos to provide an intriguing overview of Common Loon natural history. Her interactive multimedia presentation also discusses the fascinating loon research and conservation efforts of the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation.

Dr. Nina Schoch is the Executive Director of the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation, and has studied loons in New York’s Adirondack Park since 1998. She has a veterinary degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, a master’s degree in Natural Resources/Wildlife Management from Humboldt State University, and a bachelor’s degree in Biology-Behavioral Ecology from Cornell University.

Dr. Schoch practiced small animal medicine in New York’s Adirondack Park from 1991-2002, and is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator. She is a member of numerous conservation and wildlife health related organizations, and has written many scientific and lay articles about the results of the Adirondack loon research. She received the New York State Outdoor Writers Association M. Paul Keesler NY Outdoor Citizen Award in 2011, and was inducted into the New York State Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame in 2014.

All of our 2018 Autumn Lectures are part of our year-long Year of the Bird awarness and celebration! #BirdYourWorld

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