Ashley Schiff Park Preserve


A number of courses and programs have used the preserve as a part of their curriculum. Below is a list of classes. Click on a particular course to get more information.

ANT 420 Environmental Analysis
BIO 201 Organisms to Ecosystems
BIO 341 Plant Diversity
BIO 343 Invertebrate Zoology
BIO 346 Aquatic Arthropods & Vertebra
BIO 352 Ecology Lab
BIO 360 Behavioral Ecology (no longer offered)
BIO 380 Entomology
BIO 385 Plant Ecology
CEN 514 Geology of Long Island
GEO 101 Environmental Geology
GEO 111 Environmental Geo Lab
GEO 305 Field Geology
GEO 588 Field Geology for Earth Science Teachers
GEO 589 Research for Earth Science Teachers
HON 110 Long Island Ecology

Progect WISE - Spring 2003


ANT 420 Environmental Analysis
Instructor: Elizabeth Stone
Students are given the option of using on-campus areas along with parks in surrounding communities as research areas for the course.
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BIO 201 Organisms to Ecosystems
Instructor: Manuel Lerdau and Geeta Bharathan
Course labs use the preserve for exercises in tree identification and ecology.
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BIO 341 Plant Diversity
Instructor: Geeta Bharathan
Students use the preserve to keep a "tree diary" during the second half of the semester. They choose one tree and then follow what happens to it.
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BIO 343 Invertebrate Zoology
Instructor: George Hechtel
Information currently unavailable
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BIO 346 Aquatic Arthropods & Vertebra
Instructor: George Hechtel
Information currently unavailable
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BIO 352 Ecology Lab
Instructor Catherine Graham
Plant census and salamander lab
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BIO 360 Behavioral Ecology
Instructor: Charles Janson
This class is no longer offered
The preserve was used with the lab segment of the course. Students studied how they made spatial movement decisions within the confines of the preserve.
click for additional information on how this class used the preserve.
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BIO 380 Entomology
Instructor: Douglas Futuyma
Information currently unavailable
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BIO 385 Plant Ecology
Instructor: Jessica Gurevitch
Dr. Gurevitch does not currently make use of the preserve although she may be interested in doing so in the future
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CEN 514 Geology of Long Island
Instructor: Glenn Richard
Information currently unavailable
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GEO 101 Environmental Geology
Instructor: Gilbert Hanson
Dr. Hanson uses the preserve in this class as the site of field trips explaining the geological features of the terrain
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GEO 111 Environmental Geo Lab
Instructor: Gilbert Hanson
Dr. Hanson uses the preserve in this class as the site of field trips explaining the geological features of the terrain
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GEO 305 Field Geology
Instructor: Gilbert Hanson
The preserve is used in this class in exercises mapping the terrain and the paths.
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GEO 588 Field Geology for Earth Science Teachers
Instructor: Gilbert Hanson
The preserve is used in this class in exercises mapping the terrain and the paths.
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GEO 589 Research for Earth Science Teachers
Instructor: Gilbert Hanson
Here the preserve is used in field trips explaining the geology of the area and for research
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HON 110 Long Island Ecology
Instructor information currently unavailable
Information currently unavailable
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