We believe that the crowning achievement of our successful research field station is the level and commitment which we
make in the sharing of knowledge and resources with all community members including students, residents, regional
visitors, businesses, and local, state, and federal agencies. The scientific research at Whiteface Mountain,
and the societally beneficial information gleaned from that research, should be available and easily accessible
By engaging the public through a wide variety of education and outreach opportunities such as field station tours, lectures,
workshops, seminars, and online resources and expeditions, we help raise awareness of the important work we do
and the critical environmental issues we face. As a community it's up to all of us
to understand and mitigate those issues and create new "Stewards of the Future" who will continue
our work to preserve and protect Whiteface Mountain and the entire Adirondack biosphere for generations to come.
Building Stewards of the Future
This video showcases the atmsopheric science work we do at Whiteface Mountain, as seen "through the eyes" of
a local high school science AP Environmental Science class. Mr. Scott Danville and his group of students
from Beekmantown High School toured ASRC's Whiteface Mountain field station in 2018. The class shot all
footage, including drone video, and produced the video for their class work. Many of the students from that
class have gone on to related fields of study in environmental science, which is a positive outcome from
the education and outreach we do!
The Bicknell Thrush − Adriondack Summer Resident
In this educational video, courtesy of The Wild Center, you will learn
about the importance of Whiteface Mountain on the survival of one of nature's most spectacular migratory songbirds.
Climate change poses a clear and present danger to the limited desirable habitat of the Bicknell Thrush, and through
our atmospheric science research coupled with the efforts of groups such as the
The Wildlife Conservation Society and The Wild Center, we can work to
insure that Whiteface Mountain and the Adirondacks remain a safe migratory home for this amazing bird.
The Adirondack Environment − Whiteface Mountain
In this educational video, courtesy of Dr. Justin Minder of the University at Albany's
Department of Atmospheric & Environmental Sciences
you will learn about the importance of Whiteface Mountain to the research and experiential
teaching missions of the University. The video is used as a teaching aid for students in
the Environmental Sciences program.
We'd love to hear from you. Paul Casson, the WFMFS Site Manager is your primary contact.