BFS Locations

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


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




Discover Moe Pond!


Moe Pond

Comprising the 360-acre watershed of Moe Pond are Northern hardwoods on mesic sites, old fields and conifer plantations, and several beaver impoundments, one containing an extensive floating sphagnum mat.

Students collect aquatic invertebrates from Moe Pond and other smaller ponds and streams as well as terrestrial organisms from old fields, plantations and mature forests. Student learn about the biota and their adaptations for existence.

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