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PMHS Students Get Funding for Fish Thicket

Students presented a proposal that was accepted by Cornell for funding.

PMHS Students Get Funding for Fish Thicket

students that have been working on the Fish Thicket Preserve have received funding from Cornell to continue their work.

The students recently submitted a proposal titled "Fish Thicket Conservation Awareness Project 2012 Proposal" with Kelsey White, Environmental Program Coordinator for the Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County.

The proposal was presented to Karen Purcell, of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and was accepted.

The students will be putting the funding to create a bird sanctuary in the Fish Thicket.

Students that worked on the project are:

Saad Amer
Allison Brady
Vanessa Callejo
Stephanie Flanagan
Mackenzie Gerard
Julio Maldonado
Alexis Marisi 
Leslie McMahon
Samantha Poveda
Mary Searles
Stephanie Toro-Gonzalez
Brittany Wyszomerski
Giovanni Valasquez
Pablo Vazquez
Daniel Zelaya

Also in the above photo are:

Kelsy White, Environmental Program Coordinator for the Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County
Karen Purcell, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Vicki Fleming, 4-H Youth Development Program Director
Brittany Accettela, Extension Educator Animal Science Program Manager
Patrick Murray, Science Teacher, PMHS
Lucille Martir, Assistant Principal, PMHS

People interested in supporting the students' project can contact White at kw367@cornell.edu or by phone at 631-853-4610.

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