February 24, 2019
Although seldom seen, two species of flying squirrel inhabit that Adirondack Park. Both play animportant role in our ecosystem, but the occurrence of one species can be a great detriment to thesurvival of the other. Learn about these beautiful nocturnal critters and the on-going research at the ESFNewcomb Campus that helps scientist understand how climate change may be impacting the health oftheir populations.Charlotte Demers has worked as a biologist at the Newcomb Campus of the College of EnvironmentalScience and Forestry (ESF) for over 30 years. She is responsible for collecting and maintaining databasesassociated with the long-term research. Her primary research interest revolves around small mammalsand their importance in forested ecosystems. She manages the Adirondack Interpretive Center, theoutreach facility of ESF's Newcomb Campus.