Cornell Biological Field Station


at Shackelton Point




900 Shackelton Point Road, Bridgeport, NY 13030

(315) 633-9243





The 2015 CBFS Annual Report is now available here.




CBFS Mission: To conduct research in fisheries and aquatic ecology in New York State with a focus on Oneida Lake, the Great Lakes and other NYS inland lakes. To support the educational, outreach and extension programs of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and Cornell University.




Oneida Lake











Six decades of research on Oneida Lake,


New York State’s largest interior lake,


has been explored in the new book,


Oneida Lake: Long-term Dynamics of a


Managed Ecosystem and Its Fishery,


published by the American Fisheries


Society (AFS). 



Unique to this book is the long-term


ecosystem study, begun by John Forney,


which has become a model for other fresh


water lakes around the world.  Also


unique is the continuous long-term


collaboration and support of the New


York Department of Environmental





For more information or to order a copy,


go  to the AFS website:



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Attention former Interns,


Students and Staff:



We are updating our email list and


want to ensure you continue to


receive important notices and


mailings (like the CBFS Annual


Report).  Please take a minute to


send an email to JoAnne Getchonis,,with the subject


line "email update" and your name. 


We will add you to our list!



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Last update-April 2016 by


JoAnne Getchonis