The Zoo You Never Knew

In the time he has taught at SUNY Cobleskill, Dr. Mike Losito has worked with thousands of students. He has also developed the College’s Herpetology Lab into a campus attraction. After bringing his collection of reptiles and amphibians to campus in 1997, he now plans to transition the “Herp Lab” into something uniquely SUNY Cobleskill:

Education as a Foundation

Mary Greagan has been busy since earning her SUNY Cobleskill degree in Wildlife Management. The 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence winner has completed her first year in the University at Albany’s Master’s Program in Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy. Her experience as an intern with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will be

Generating a Buzz

Few states are as committed to the conservation of pollinators as New York. The New York Natural Heritage Program, with help from SUNY Cobleskill’s Dr. Carmen Greenwood, and student Jayson Maxwell, is charging into year three of the Empire State Native Pollinator Survey, which aims to determine the conservation status of native pollinators. This past

Back to Work on Cobleskill Creek

It has been eight years since Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee caused record-level flooding in Schoharie County. The effects linger on the SUNY Cobleskill campus – nutrient runoff and eroding banks resulting from soil loss plague the College Farm. Now, a cavalry of conservation-minded students has embarked on an initiative that will provide water

A Guide All Their Own


Three times within the last six years, chair of the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Environmental Science Mark Cornwell, has led groups of SUNY Cobleskill students into the Peruvian Amazon. He has no doubt of the study abroad trip’s tangible benefits for student learning, as well as for advancing intelligence on fish about which the