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2016 Research Grants and Undergraduate Internships at the Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station

Melanie Colón

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The Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station in Rensselaerville,
NY (approximately 30 miles southwest of Albany, NY) is pleased to
announce several research opportunities for summer 2016.

_Open to researchers at all stages of their careers_, are our Huyck
Research Grants. Huyck Research Grants support work in basic and applied
ecology, conservation biology, taxonomy, animal behavior, evolution,
geology, land use history, and other areas of natural science. Typical
grant awards are for $2000, but can be as much as $3500 for projects
that involve extended residencies. Applications for the 2016 Huyck
Research Grant program are due Friday, March 11. For more information on
Huyck Research Grants and how to apply, please visit our website:

_Undergraduate students_ interested in the natural sciences are
encouraged to apply to our Odum Internship in Field Ecology. This 8-week
internship pairs students with the Preserve’s Summer Research Fellow,
Dr. Jerad Mellard, for original field-based research. Students typically
engage in a small independent projects and are expected to collect and
analyze data and to present their results at the Preserve’s Annual
Science Symposium. This is an unpaid internship though housing is
provided. Applications for the 2016 Odum Internship are due Friday,
March 11. More information about the internship and application
instructions can be found on the Huyck Preserve website:

Information on our Summer Research Fellow, Dr. Mellard, on his website:

Please address inquiries about research opportunities at the Huyck
Preserve to the Executive Director, Dawn O’Neal (dawn@huyckpreserve.org).

Dawn O'Neal, PhD
Executive Director
Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station
P.O. Box 189
Rensselaerville, NY 12147
email: dawn@huyckpreserve.org

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