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




Policies, Procedures, and Forms


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Policy on Field Station Use

Operational Procedures

Safety Manuals (required reading for all users of BFS facilities)

BFS Fee Schedules:

Liability Release Form: to be submitted by all users of and visitors to BFS properties

Proposal to Use BFS Facilities Form: to be submitted by faculty or researchers wishing to use BFS Facilities; available below in MS Word or Adobe .pdf formats.

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