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December 12, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Ford Observatory awaits repairs after harsh winter

By | Sep 10, 2019

The Clinton B. Ford Observatory became unusable during the winter of 2018, and it is unclear when it will be operational again.

BREAKING: Sexual assault reported in Natural Lands

By | Apr 21, 2019

A sexual assault was reported in the Ithaca College Natural Lands April 21.

Commentary: Outing Club hits ground running this semester

By | Mar 27, 2019

The club facilitates all sorts of outdoor, skill-building, and environmental stewardship activities. This semester, the Outing Club finally had its first event and has more trips planned.

IC students run course in professor’s absence

By | Jan 27, 2019

Ithaca College’s Non-Timber Forest Products class, a course that teaches students how to make and sell products from nature, will be run by students leaders in the Spring 2019 semester.

Senior drawn to conducting research on local moths

By | Oct 23, 2018

Senior Allison Brunner is working to create a field guide of the moths native to the Natural Lands by identifying them, species by species, in the field.

Natural Lands receives grants to increase accessibility

By | Sep 11, 2018

The Ithaca College Natural Lands received two $15,000 grants to fund paved roads to increase the accessibility of the Boothroyd Woods Trail.

Natural Lands staff track impact deer have on ecosystem

By | Nov 8, 2017

The college runs three deer exclosure projects in the Natural Lands that help staff see how overeaten vegetation will exist without the presence of deer.

WATCH: Student workers maintain the Ithaca College Natural Lands

By | Oct 12, 2017

“Engaging with the natural environments around us tends to promote our own well-being and inspire pro-environmental behaviors, as well,” Brenner said.

Editorial: Natural lands are privilege students should respect

By The Ithacan | Oct 11, 2017

Students must find a way to balance taking advantage of the beautiful areas around them and respecting the trails and the rules that come with them.

Ithaca College students monitor return of black bears

By | Apr 14, 2016

Menges and Miller are animal trackers. They said tracking is more than just following animal footprints through the woods — it is about being aware of their surroundings, and the body language and signals from nearby animals, including other people.

Q&A: Mark Darling leaves Ithaca College after 29 years

By , | Feb 1, 2016

The former sustainability programs coordinator discusses his career at Ithaca College and his views on the college’s commitment to maintaining a sustainable community.

Ithaca College students help remove invasive grass species

By | Sep 30, 2015

Students and faculty managing the Ithaca College Natural Lands are in the process of removing what they hope is the last of an invasive species of plant known as Japanese stiltgrass after six years of sustained eradication efforts.