Guy's Marsh

A Memorial Wetland Restoration Project

In recognition of his many contributions, a special marsh restoration project is being planned as a lasting tribute to Guy’s memory.

The project will protect and restore habitat for waterfowl and marsh birds, and provide excellent opportunities for public enjoyment of wildlife at a site located within the 50,000 acre Montezuma Wetlands Complex, 30 miles west of Syracuse, New York.

This was a favorite place for Guy and his students to visit.

Guy Andrew Baldassarre

Guy Andrew Baldassarre

February 14, 1953 - August 20, 2012

  • a Distinguished Teaching Professor at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
    for 25 years, where he specialized in ornithology and wildlife management
  • a caring and enthusiastic mentor for hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students
  • an internationally respected waterfowl biologist, wetland ecologist and researcher
  • author of “Waterfowl Ecology and Management”, the premier text book on this topic
  • author of a forthcoming edition of “Ducks, Geese and Swans of North America”
  • a recipient of the Wetlands Conservation Achievement Award from Ducks Unlimited
  • a loving and devoted husband, father, brother and son
  • an energetic and passionate champion of waterfowl and wetlands conservation

“Guy’s Marsh” Project Updates

Guy's Marsh Update July 2014

Friends, family, colleagues, co-workers, and former students have contributed more than $20,000 to help ensure that “Guy’s Marsh” would become a reality. an 80-acre area of State-owned land was selected for the project Ducks Unlimited...

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Guy's Marsh August 2013 Update

August 20, 2013 marked one year since the passing of Dr. Guy A. Baldassarre, Distinguished Teaching professor at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF). Guy was an internationally respected waterfowl and wetland ecologist...

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