Roy Widrig has a Masters in Geological Science from the University at Buffalo (May ’12), where he studied the role of the Laurentide Ice Sheet in the Eastern Great Lakes Region in Pleistocene-Holocene climate change. Roy received a BS in Geology & Atmospheric Sciences from SUNY Oneonta in 2009 where he studied climate proxies of the Bering Glacier near Cordova, Alaska and recent flooding events in the headwaters of the Susquehanna River. A native of Central New York, he still enjoys exploring the forests and aquatic ecosystems of the region and dabbles in the cultivation of rare chile peppers and hops. Roy arrived at CCE Onondaga in August 2013 after serving with Onondaga Soil & Water as a Forestry Technician during the previous year.
At CCE Onondaga, Roy leads the Water Quality program for the Skaneateles Lake Watershed. The program is dedicated to preserving the pristine conditions of Skaneateles Lake and the water supply for the City of Syracuse.