Upcoming events

Lacawac Lake to Lake 8K Trail Run and Woods Walk

Join us for our 1st annual Lake to Lake 8K Trail Run and family Woods Walk on Sunday October 19th at 11 am.  Registration opens at 9 am.

 

More information found under our Events Page under Special Events.

 

For more information contact us at craig.lukatch@lacawac.org or call 570.689.9494

 

 

 

2014 Lacawac Ecology Conference


Some of the 2012 LEC participants in front of Lodge.

Lake Lacawac

Sept 26 - Sept 27, 2014

General

LEC is a great venue for connecting with regional researchers, discussing research ideas in an informal setting, and building new collaborations.

Plenary

This year we have Dr. Shannon LaDeau from the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies (Millbrook, NY) as our plenary speaker. LaDeau's research investigates how anthropogenic stressors and changing climate influence ecological networks (pathogen-vector-host) that support endemic vector-borne disease and spillover to humans. Presentation title: The ecology of emerging infectious disease and the urbanization of sylvatic disease systems.

Presentations/Agenda

Presentation format - 15 minute oral presentations.

Agenda

Registration

A completed registration form and payment must be received by September 12, 2014. The registration form includes details about housing and meals.

Contacts

Organizing committee: Lesley Knoll, Bruce Hargreaves, Dale Holen, Paul Wilson, and Craig Williamson

Questions? contact Lesley Knoll, Director of Research and Education, lesley.knoll@lacawac.org or 570-689-9494.

 

Past Plenary Speakers and LEC Agendas

2012 agenda. Plenary speaker: Dr. Jon Cole (Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies), Are zebra mussels made of trees: Terrestrial support of the Hudson River food web

2013 agenda. Plenary speaker: Dr. Lynn Christenson (Vassar College), Cascading effects of climate change on forest ecosystems: Biogeochemical links between moose and trees