Rice Creek Associates Annual Social and Small Grants Presentations

Join Rice Creek Associates for refreshments, conversation and to learn about the research that takes place at SUNY Oswego's Rice Creek Field Station. The 2019 Small Grants recipients (listed below) will present on their research projects, with topics including geology, parasitology, environmental DNA sampling, songbird studies and more. Hors d'oeuvres will be served at 2 pm and research presentations will begin at 3 pm. Please RSVP by Oct. 29 to 315-312-6677 or rca@oswego.edu.

*Transportation is available to students. Please inquire when you RSVP.

This event is free and open to the public. An adult must accompany children under 17 years of age.

2019 RCA Small Grants recipients:

  • "Understanding compositions and origins of the Glacial Sediments at the Rice Creek Field Station," Dr. Nick DiFrancesco and Dr. Justin Stroup, Dept. of Atmospheric and Geological Sciences, SUNY Oswego
  • "Zoonotic parasites carried by domestic dogs infecting wildlife at Rice Creek Field Station," Jordyn Dala, student - Dept. of Biological Sciences, SUNY Oswego
  • "Establishing an environmental DNA sampling program for the Rice Creek Watershed: A model system to train students how to apply molecular sampling techniques," Dr. Nicolas Sard, Dept. of Biological Sciences, SUNY Oswego
  • "A comparative study of eggshells of Passeriformes birds," Dr. Poongodi Geetha-Loganathan, Dept. of Biological Sciences, SUNY Oswego
  • "Examining how variation in habitat characteristics and human disturbance affect nest box use, breeding success, and behavior of three bird species: Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis), Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor), and House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)," Dr. Daniel Baldassarre, Dept. of Biological Sciences, SUNY Oswego
  • "Characterization of The Microbiota of Freshwater Snails and Assessment of its Association with Infection by Trematode Parasites," Rebecca Wolff, student - Dept. of Biological Sciences, SUNY Oswego
  • "Examining how urbanization affects breeding success, behavior, and physiology in the Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)," Dr. Daniel Baldassarre, Dept. of Biological Sciences, SUNY Oswego

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Rice Creek Field Station
193 Thompson Road, Oswego, NY 13126

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Meetings & Conferences, Nature programs

Target Audience

Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, Public



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