James M. Ryan

James M. Ryan is professor of biology at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, N.Y. A well-respected naturalist and teacher, his publications include more than 25 scientific papers on the ecology, morphology, and behavior of mammals and birds.

The breathtaking six-million-acre Adirondack Park in upstate New York is comprised of a multiplicity of habitats, including over 2,800 lakes and ponds,...