Information Desk

The Spring Falconer Lecture Series are held on TUESDAY EVENINGS at 8:00PM in the John J. Sullivan Auditorium, CESTM building, The University at Albany, 251 Fuller Road, Albany, New York 12203


The Summer Falconer Lecture Series are held on TUESDAY EVENINGS at 7:00PM at the ASRC Whiteface Mountain Field Station located at 110 Marble Lane, Wilmington, New York 12997


Donation Information

Tax-deductible donations to sustain the Natural History Lecture series may be made out to the "University at Albany Foundation" and mailed to the University at Albany Foundation UAB-201, 1400 Washingtion Avenue, Albany, NY 12222. Address donations as "Attention: Ray Falconer Fund"

The Ray Falconer Natural History Lecture Series

SUMMER 2014:

You are cordially invited to attend this series of free public lectures. The current lectures are listed below. For a more detailed description of each of the current lectures, CLICK HERE.

July 8, 2014
  • Richard Brandt
  • Science Manager, ASRC, Whiteface Mountain Observatory
  • "Ancient Antarctic Ice – A Window To Earth´s Past Climate"

July 22, 2014
  • Paul Jensen
  • Senior Wildlife Biologist, New York State DEC
  • "Big Cats of The Adirondacks"

August 5, 2014 (Held at The Wild Center Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, 45 Museum drive, Tupper Lake, NY)
  • SPECIAL PRESENTATION!

  • Conor Lahiff & Brooke Taber
  • National Weather Service Burlington, Vermont
  • "WHY WAS THE LAST WINTER SO COLD? Unravel the Mysteries of North Country Weather"


August 19, 2014
  • Dr. Mary Roden-Tice
  • Professor, State University of New York at Plattsburgh
  • "When Did The Adirondacks Become Mountains?"

September 2, 2014
  • Dr. David Franzi
  • Professor, State University of New York at Plattsburgh
  • "Deglaciation of the Northeastern Adirondack Mountains and Northwestern Champlain Valley"