TACNY Junior Café Scientifique – Green Technologies in Urban City Development

September 17, 2022 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
500 S Franklin St. Syracuse NY 13204

A continental breakfast will be available at 9:15; attendees must be seated by 9:30. RSVP by emailing, with headcount, to jrcafe@tacny.org.

Presenter: Thad Yorks, Ph.D.

Talk Overview:
Ever been told to avoid driving thru rain puddles in a storm? Ever wonder what happens to all the water that a storm brings in a city? Come explore the scientific and environmental aspects of green technologies in urban city development. Explore interactively with Professor Yorks the journey of stormwater and its effects on infrastructure.

Dr. Yorks is the Program Director, Biology; Program Director, Environmental Biology; and Professor of Biology & Environmental Biology at Cazenovia College. He received his Ph.D. in Environmental and Forest Biology from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. He also has an M.S. in Applied Ecology & Conservation Biology from Frostburg State University, and a B.S. in Forest Science from Pennsylvania State University.

Next TACNY Junior Café Scientifique:
October 15, 2022: An Introduction to US Drone Soccer; Lisa Payne, CNY Drones

Learn more about TACNY

TACNY Junior Café Scientifique, a program for middle-school students founded in 2005, features discussions between STEM professionals/academics and students about topics in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an informal atmosphere, and seeks to encourage students to consider careers in these areas. Students must be accompanied by an adult and can explore the MOST at no cost immediately following the event.