New initiative aims to protect birds on private lands

Media: To view and download images and graphics, go to ITHACA, N.Y. – The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Land Trust Alliance are partnering to help protect birds on private lands. The goal of the new Land Trust Bird Conservation Initiative and associated website ( is to improve conservation for declining species by […]

White deer in Seneca Depot Army likely to be eliminated by hunters if fences disappear

White deer at the Seneca Army Depot face an uncertain future as local officials attempt to sell the now enclosed lot. Paul Curtis, Extension Wildlife Specialist in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University, explains what the sale might mean for the unusual-colored deer population. Bio: Curtis says: “The white deer at the […]