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2014 Biotechnology Symposium Held at Gateway Center
The 2014 Biotechnology Symposium hosted approximately 150 participants from more than a half-dozen states. The connections made between experienced and emerging professionals from academia and industry help to keep biotechnology in New York ever expanding. Please save the date for next year's Symposium at Brookhaven National Laboratory, May 12 and 13, 2015. READ MORE
Fall Colors Brighter This Year
And arrive a little earlier than usual
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"They're vibrant this year because we've had a lot of really nice, clear days and cold nights - and those are two really important ingredients for maximum fall color," said ESF's Dr. Donald Leopold.
Leopold also said the outlook for the fall foliage wasn't nearly so bright just a few months ago. "The summer and July was very wet and that's not good for fall color," Leopold explained.
But a cool August made up for the soggy summer, and it even coaxed the leaves to turn a little earlier this year. The color in Central New York may peak this weekend (Oct. 18 and 19).
Leopold said some of the best places to admire the fall foliage are close to home. Green Lakes and Clark Reservation state parks are among his favoritesOffice of Communications
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