Dr. Thad Yorks

  • Associate Professor, Environmental Biology and Biology Programs
Courses: 
  • SM 101/398 Life In and On the Lake (intro. aquatic ecology)
  • SM 117 Diversity of Life
  • SM 140 Environmental Science
  • SM 225/325 Plant Biology
  • SM 243/343 Biotopics: Env. Issues & Policy
  • SM 243/343 Biotopics: Forest Ecology
  • SM 243/343 Biotopics: Invasive Species
  • SM 302 Wetland Ecology
  • SM 314 Field Botany
  • SM 342 Principles of Ecology
  • SM 372/472 Junior/Senior Research
  • SM 385 Internship
  • SM 499 Capstone Seminar
  • In the past...
  • SM 112 Cellular and Organismal Biology
  • SM 396 Scientific Inquiry
Thad Yorks, Cazenovia College Professor, Biology/Environmental Biology
Division(s): 
Humanities & Natural Sciences
Contact: 
Contact Information Available
Office Location: 
Eckel Hall 212
Telephone: 
315.655.7148
Email: 
teyorks@cazenovia.edu
Additional: 
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Education: 
  • B.S. in Forest Science, Pennsylvania State Univ.
  • M.S. in Applied Ecology & Conservation Biology, Frostburg State Univ.
  • Ph.D. in Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY-College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Publications: 
  • PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
  • Hnatkovich, A.M., and T.E. Yorks. 2009. Current status and future development of the only Chamaecyparis thyoides (Atlantic white-cedar) population in Pennsylvania. Natural Areas Journal 29:216-223.
  • Yorks, T.E., and K.B. Adams. 2005. Ice storm impact and recovery of Pinus banksiana-P. rigida barrens in northeastern New York. Forestry Chronicle 81:502-515.
  • Forrester, J.A., D.J. Leopold, and T.E. Yorks. 2005. Vegetation, coarse woody debris and disturbance history of mature and old-growth stands in a coniferous forested wetland. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 132:252-261.
  • Yorks, T.E., D.J. Leopold, and D.J. Raynal. 2003. Effects of Tsuga canadensis mortality on soil water chemistry and understory vegetation: possible consequences of an invasive insect herbivore. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 33:1525-1537.
  • Yorks, T.E., and K.B. Adams. 2003. Restoration cutting as a management tool for regenerating Pinus banksiana after ice storm damage. Forest Ecology and Management 177:85-94.
  • Yorks, T.E., and P.J. McHale. 2000. Effects of cold storage on anion, ammonium, and total nitrogen concentrations in soil water. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 31:141-148.
  • Yorks, T.E., S. Dabydeen, and P.J. Smallidge. 2000. Understory vegetation-environment relationships in clearcut and mature secondary forests of western Maryland. Northeastern Naturalist 7:205-220.
  • Yorks, T.E., D.J. Leopold, and D.J. Raynal. 2000. Vascular plant propagule banks of six eastern hemlock stands in the Catskill Mountains of New York. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 127:87-93.
  • Yorks, T.E., and S. Dabydeen. 1999. Seasonal and successional understory vascular plant diversity in second-growth hardwood clearcuts of western Maryland, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 119:217-230.
  • Dabydeen, S., and T.E. Yorks. 1996. Additions to the flora of Cranberry Swamp, Finzel, Maryland. Maryland Naturalist 40:1-2.
Experience: 
  • 2009-pres. Associate Professor, Biology and Environmental Biology Programs, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY
  • 2004-2009 Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies Program, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY
  • 2002-2004 Assistant Professor, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, California University of Pennsylvania, California, PA
  • 1995-2001 Research Assistant/Project Assistant, SUNY-ESF, Syracuse, NY
Memberships: 
  • Ecological Society of America
  • Society of Wetland Scientists