Shape the Future
Saturday, October 1, 2022 @ 10:00 AM
Mr. Joe McMullen holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in biology with a concentration in botany. He has over 45 years of experience in environmental consulting. His specific expertise in wetlands studies includes: aerial photograph interpretation; wetland delineations; wetland vegetation cover type mapping; state and federal permitting; wetland restoration/creation planning; wetland construction monitoring; post-construction monitoring of created and restored wetlands; and expert testimony. Mr. McMullen has been involved in hundreds of wetland studies in New York and adjacent states, and has made numerous presentations on various aspects of wetland permitting and wetland restoration. He frequently works on projects where negotiations with permitting agencies are involved. With his expertise in botany, he has also performed numerous vegetation surveys, including endangered and threatened plant surveys, vegetation/habitat cover mapping, and descriptions of plant communities. Mr. McMullen has considerable mapping experience using CIR, true color, and black and white imagery. He has performed wildlife habitat studies, herpetological surveys, and fisheries work on various projects. His experience includes work in Alaska, Florida, Puerto Rico, and all the northeastern states from Michigan to Virginia to Maine.
The Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps is an expanding organization of community volunteers who are contributing to restoration projects that are creating or improving wildlife habitat in the Onondaga Lake watershed.
The Corps was founded in 2012 to inspire future stewards of Onondaga Lake and its watershed through a hands-on, experience-based program that offers citizens and organizations the opportunity to participate in activities that help restore and sustain Onondaga Lake and its value as an Audubon Important Bird Area.
Onondaga Lake is an important wintering area for Bald Eagles and waterfowl, providing habitat, food, and water sources that many bird species depend upon for survival during the cold winter months.
The Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps is a hands-on, experienced-based organization of community volunteers participating in stewardship and educational activities that help restore and sustain the Onondaga Lake watershed, ecosystem, and natural resources.
About the Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps
The Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps was founded in 2012 by Honeywell in partnership with Montezuma Audubon Center and Onondaga Audubon and is now an Audubon New York program. Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps supporters include Parsons, Ramboll, Anchor QEA, RES, Converge Properties, Central NY Community Foundation, Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation and John Ben Snow Foundation.
Schools, community groups, local organizations, and individuals are welcome. To learn more or participate in future activities, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 315-365-3588.