A preeminent ecological research center in the Hudson Valley has a new president.
The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook has appointed a senior vice president at the Wildlife Conservation Society as its new president. Dr. Joshua Ginsberg, who will assume the position in September, succeeds the retiring Dr. William Schlesinger. In Ginsberg’s current post as senior vice president of Conservation Programs at the Wildlife Conservation Society, he oversees initiatives in North America, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the marine environment. Ginsberg is on the boards of the Open Space Institute and Catskill Mountainkeeper, and is a founding board member of the Blacksmith Institute, a not-for-profit that focuses on pollution remediation in the developing world. Current president Dr. Bill Schlesinger is the host of the WAMC segment Earth Wise.