James M. SavageProfessor
257 Ranger School Road
P.O. Box 48
Wanakena, NY 13695
Certified Forester (CF) since 1995
NAI Certified Interpretive Guide, since 2008;
NYS Licensed Guide, since 2009
M.S., SUNY-ESF (Silviculture), 1990.
Areas of Study
Forestry and Forest Technology
Trail design and construction
Current Course Responsibilities
FTC 204 Introduction to Natural Resources Measurements
FTC 212 Adirondack Cultural Ecology
FTC 213 Forest Inventory Practicum
FTC 219 Introduction to Forest Recreation
FTC 236 Interpretive Techniques in Forest Recreation
Professional and Community Service
Chair, Five Ponds Partners, a sub-committee of the Clifton-Fine Economic Development Corporation
Member, Society of American Foresters
Member, National Association for Interpretation
Sample Publications and Presentations
Savage, J.M., and S. Morrissey. 2019. Cranberry Lake 50 Pocket Guide. Wildcliff Press, Piercefield, NY. 120pp.
Savage, J., and S. Oliveras-Rivera, N. Morey. 2019. Cranberry Lake 50 Hiker’s Map. Five Ponds Partners, Wanakena, NY.
Savage, J. 2015. Dubuar Memorial Forest, New York, United States of America. In: J. P. Siry, P. Bettinger, K. Merry, D. Grebner, K. Boston, C. Cieszewski, editors. Forest Plans of North America. Amsterdam: Elsevier. pp.79-86.
Savage, J. and E. Brantley. 2011. Celebrating the History and Future of Forest Technology Education in the United States. A 20-minute PowerPoint presentation given at the Society of American Foresters National Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii, 11/4/11.
Savage, Jamie, Karen Davidson, and Leslie Karasin, eds. 2009. Cranberry Lake 50: A 50-Mile Loop Trail (Trail Map and Guide). Five Ponds Partners, Wanakena, NY.
Savage, J., and B. Breitmeyer, M. Gooden, A. Drew, C. Dawson. 2007. A Strategic Forest Management Plan for the James F. Dubuar Memorial Forest. SUNY-ESF, Wanakena, NY. Unpublished.
Will, C., and J. Savage. 2002. Forest Stewardship Plan for Bobby Crockett. Laurel County, Kentucky, April. Case # La-477. 15pp.