Fire on the Ridge
Shawangunk Ridge Biodiversity Partnership Lecture Series: Fire on the Ridge
Thursday, February 23
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
College Lounge, Vanderlyn Hall 203
Join Gabe Chapin, Forest Ecologist with The Nature Conservancy, and Hank Alicandri, Director of the Sam’s Point Area of Minnewaska State Park Preserve, as they discuss the history and natural role of fire in the Shawangunk Mountains ecosystem. Learn about past fire history and ecology in pine barrens and upland oak forests of this region, and how forest fires, both planned and unplanned, continue to shape our landscape today.
This event is free and open to the public. Presented by the Shawangunk Ridge Biodiversity Partnership. For more information, contact Gretchen Reed, Mohonk Preserve Director of Marketing & Communication at (845) 255-0919, ext. 1243 or firstname.lastname@example.org.