Faculty & Staff

Photo of Bill Harman, BFS Director.

Willard N. Harman, CLM

willard.harman@oneonta.edu
ext. 330

Distinguished Service Professor of Biology Rufus J. Thayer Chair for Otsego Lake Research Director, Biological Field Station

Responsible for BFS research, teaching, management, & resources.

Florian Reyda

Florian Reyda

Professor of Biology
Parasitology of Fish, Invertebrate Zoology

florian.reyda@oneonta.edu
ext. 352

See Florian's faculty web page

Kiyoko Yokota

Kiyoko Yokota, CLM

Associate Professor of Biology
Limnology, Phytoplankton Ecology

kiyoko.yokota@oneonta.edu

See Kiyoko's faculty web page

Dan Stich

Dan Stich

Assistant Professor of Biology
Fisheries management & decision making; fish population demographics; lake, pond and reservoir management

daniel.stich@oneonta.edu

See Dan's faculty web page

On-Site Staff

Matthew F. Albright, CLM

Assistant to the Director, BFS
Responsible for limnological monitoring of Otsego Lake & watershed. Supervisor of laboratories & interns

matthew.albright@oneonta.edu
ext. 331

Nancy Devins

BFS Administrator; Field Trips Coordinator
Intern administration; Accounts; Coordinates Field Trips

nancy.devins@oneonta.edu
ext. 332

Holly Waterfield, CLM

Research Support Specialist
Lake monitoring efforts; monitoring advanced wastewater treatment systems; water chemistry analysis; hydroacoustic surveys.

holly.waterfield@oneonta.edu
ext. 333

Jay Harrison

Maintenance Operations
Building Manager, Cooperstown Campus

jay.harrison@oneonta.edu
ext. 400

Ed Irwin

Maintenance Operations
General Mechanic, Cooperstown Campus

edward.irwin@oneonta.edu

Faculty involved in Research and Teaching

 

Donna Vogler

Professor of Biology
Plant Ecology, Conservation Biology

donna.vogler@oneonta.edu
Phone: 436-3705

Jeff Heilveil

Professor of Biology, Biology Department Chair
Population genetics of aquatic invertebrates

jeffrey.heilveil@oneonta.edu
Phone: 436-3162

Leslie Hasbargen

Associate Professor, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Geomorphology, Fluvial Geology

leslie.hasbargen@oneonta.edu
Phone: 436-2741

Volunteers

Earle Peterson

Greenwoods Administrator; BFS Volunteer
Head of Peterson Family Conservation Trust; Greenwoods benefactor

epete1850@aol.com

Contact

Main Laboratory
5838 State Hwy 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Phone: 607-547-8778
Fax: 607-547-5114

THAYER FARM COMPLEX
Lakeside Farm &
Upland Interpretive Center
7027 State Hwy 80
Springfield, NY
(physical address)

Thayer Boathouse
7016 State Hwy 80
Springfield, NY

Rum Hill
Thurston Hill Rd.
Springfield, NY

Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary
7290 State Hwy 80
Springfield, NY

Greenwoods Conservancy
824 Zachow Rd.
Hartwick, NY 13348

Upper Research Site
Averill Rd.
Cooperstown, NY

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