Research Symposia
12th Biennial Research Symposium 2021
Join Black Rock Forest for the 12th Biennial Hudson Highlands Research Symposium on June 28th from 9am to 4pm.
This event showcases current scientific research and findings from and about around the Hudson Highlands region. Participants will be able to connect with scientists and learn more about the cutting edge techniques researchers are using to study the natural world. 
This event will be held virtually on Zoom for all presentations. During breaks and lunch we will be using a Wonder Room to facilitate discussions normally occur during the in-person event.
In order to receive a link to the event and Wonder room please register on our eventbright page which can be found below.

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9am -9:15am            Arrival &Welcome
9:15am -10:00am   Wildlife
Wonder Room
10:15am - 11:15am Plant Ecophysiology
11:15am - 12:15pm Lightning Talks
Lunch in Wonder Room
1:15pm - 2:15pm     Plant Ecophysiology/Nutrient Cycling
Wonder Room
2:30pm - 4:00pm-    Forest Ecology

Past Research Symposia

Since 1999, Black Rock Forest Consortium has held a research symposium every other year to highlight the scientific investigations taking place in Black Rock Forest and around the Highlands, and to give researchers the opportunity to learn about each other’s work.  Abstracts for past Research Symposium presentations can be reviewed here: