Staff of the Adirondack Center for
Dr. Nina Schoch, Executive Director
A wildlife veterinarian and biologist, Dr. Nina Schoch has been studying loons in the Adirondacks since 1998. Dr. Schoch practiced small animal medicine from 1991-2002 and is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator. She is a member of numerous conservation and wildlife health related organizations, and has written many scientific and lay articles about the results of the Adirondack loon research. She received the NYS Outdoor Writers Association M. Paul Keesler NY Outdoor Citizen Award in 2011, and was inducted into the NYS Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame in 2014.
Dr. Martha Van Der Voort
With a PhD in biology and a Masters in wildlife and fisheries resources, Martha has a strong interest in the interplay of ecology and human activities. She has a broad combination of environmental conservation, field research, and non-profit experience, all of which has greatly contributed to the big-picture and strategic planning for the future of the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation
Our 2016-2017 intern and a member of our summer field staff, Kevin has a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Science from SUNY ESF. Through his internship and field experience with the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation, Kevin has enjoyed learning everything from loon behavior research to designing educational exhibits and public relations.