Meet Our Techs

Jason Bonet and Mark WeckelOur Wildlife Techs undertake a three-year mentored ecological study which explores the complex relationships in the natural world. Their research helps us to better understand and, ultimately, manage urbanized landscapes.

Class of 2019

  • Georgia Wixted, Ossining
    Urban wildlife ecology
  • Will Maynard, Brunswick Academy
    Distribution of black bears in southern NY and CT
  • Megan Cunningham
    Urban wildlife ecology
  • Joshua Amir, John Jay
    Impacts of deer on red oak seedlings in a managed forest
  • Will Cranier, Hackley School
    Distribution and risk of chytrid fungus outbreak in MRG’s amphibian community
  • Gabbi Delbello, Fox Lane
    Deer abundance in MRG

Class of 2018

      • Monika Ryczek, High School for Environmental Studies
        Habitat-spatial activity relationships of urban coyotes
      • Isabela Yepes, Carmel High School
        Assessment of current health and functional conditions for several freshwater wetlands in the Mianus Watershed
      • Alex Golden, Blind Brook
        Activity patterns of coyotes and other wildlife in exurban vs. urban greenspace

Class of 2017

      • Matthew Gomes, John Jay
        Pollinator activity on native wildflowers planted for second-growth forest restoration

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The mission of Mianus River Gorge, an independent, not-for-profit organization, is to preserve, protect and promote appreciation of the natural heritage of the Mianus River watershed through land acquisition and conservation, scientific research and public education throughout the region.
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