Michale Glennon serves as the Science Director of the Paul Smith's College Adirondack Watershed Institute. She is interested in the effects of land use management on wildlife populations and is engaged in research ranging from issues of residential development to recreation ecology to climate change. Most of this work uses birds as a tool for understanding threats to the Adirondack region. She is an ecologist and previously spent 15 years as the Director of Science for the Adirondack Program of the Wildlife Conservation Society. At AWI, Michale works to support and help shape the scientific research program, provide high quality research opportunities for students, and distribute and champion AWI's work in order to enhance the use of science in the management and stewardship of the natural resources of the Adirondack Park.