Photo: Scott Levine

Aldo Leopold Society 2020 Meeting

Friends, the fall meeting of the Aldo Leopold Society featured special guest Ben Walsh, Mayor of Syracuse, and was hosted online. Watch a recording of the event.

Date & Time

October 29, 2020
7:30 – 8:30 PM

Welcome Message

Dave Birchenough
President of the Board of Directors

Special Presentation

Ben Walsh
Mayor of Syracuse, NY

Ben Walsh is the 54th and current Mayor of Syracuse, NY. He is the first mayor in more than 100 years to not be affiliated to a political party. Prior to taking office, Mayor Walsh was Deputy Commissioner of the city’s Department of Neighborhood and Business Development. Mayor Walsh’s administration has spearheaded major regional economic development through Syracuse Surge, a strategy for inclusive growth in the New Economy anchored in global-leading smart city investments to advance the entire region.

Conservation Update

Andy Zepp
Executive Director, Finger Lakes Land Trust