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BFS Locations

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

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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

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Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary
7290 State Hwy 80
Springfield, NY

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Greenwoods Conservancy
824 Zachow Rd.
Hartwick, NY 13348

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Upper Research Site
Averill Rd.
Cooperstown, NY

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Faculty & Staff

 
 

Click Here to View the BFS Volunteer SCUBA Divers

 

On-Site Faculty

Dr. Bill Harman

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 ReydaFlorian Reyda
florian.reyda@oneonta.edu
ext. 352

Assistant Professor of Biology

Parasitology of Fish, Invertebrate Zoology

 

David WongKiyoko Yokota, CLM
kiyoko.yokota@oneonta.edu

Assistant Professor of Biology

Limnology, Phytoplankton Ecology

 

Onsite Staff

 

Matt Albright

Matthew F. Albright, CLM
matthew.albright@oneonta.edu
ext. 331

Assistant to the Director, BFS

Responsible for limnological monitoring of Otsego Lake & watershed. Supervisor of laboratories & interns

 

Jeane Bennett-O'Dea Jeane Bennett-O'Dea
jeane.bennett-odea@oneonta.edu
ext. 332

BFS Administrator; Adjunct Lecturer in Biology; Field Trips Coordinator

Intern administration; Accounts; Coordinates Field Trips; Plant systematist

 

Holly Waterfield Holly Waterfield, CLM
holly.waterfield@oneonta.edu
ext. 333

Research Support Specialist

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

 
 

Jay HarrisonJay Harrison
jay.harrison@oneonta.edu

ext. 400

Maintenance Operations

Building Manager, Cooperstown Campus

 
Gary Emmett

Edwin Irwin
edward.irwin@oneonta.edu

Maintenance Operations

General Mechanic, Cooperstown Campus

 

Active Faculty Emeritus

 

Dr. Bill Butts

William Butts

Professor Emeritus of Biology

Ecology of mosquitoes & other anthropophilic arthropods

 

 

SUNY Oneonta Faculty involved in Research and Teaching at the BFS

 

Dr. Donna Vogler

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

Associate Professor of Biology, Biology Department Chair

Plant Ecology, Conservation Biology

 

Dr. Jeff HeilveilJeff Heilveil
jeffrey.heilveil@oneonta.edu
Phone: 436-3162

Assistant Professor of Biology

Population genetics of aquatic invertebrates

 

Leslie HasbargenLeslie Hasbargen
leslie.hasbargen@oneonta.edu
Phone: 436-2741

Assistant Professor, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

Geomorphology, Fluvial Geology

 

Sean Robinson
sean.robinson@oneonta.edu
Phone: 436-3732

Assistant Professor of Biology

Botany, Bryophyte Reproduction and Ecology

 

Volunteers

 
Earle Peterson

Earle Peterson
epete1850@aol.com

Greenwoods Administrator;
BFS Volunteer

Head of Peterson Family Conservation Trust; Greenwoods benefactor

 
Kathy Ernst

Kathy Ernst
katernst@aol.com

Graphic Artist;
BFS Volunteer

Designs BFS publications