IOBFS Directory Form

The goal of IOBFS is to assist field stations worldwide by promoting communication among field stations and communication between stations and the general public.  This information gathered from this form will serve as a source of information for the International Directory of Field Stations, published and distributed by IOBFS. After completing, please email to OBFS International Committee Chairman  Dr. Richard L. Wyman, (as Word or HTML file attachment) or mail to The Edmund Niles Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station, PO Box 189, Rensselaerville, NY 12147 USA.

1. Station Name:

2. Mailing Address:

3. Phone:                                 Fax:                                Email:

4. Web Site URL:

5. Contact person:

6. Address (if different):  

7. Year of establishment:  

8. Geographic location:


9. Area (hectares):

10. Affiliations:

11. Is the Field Station already part of a regional organization?

12. Is the Field Station open all year? If not, which months?

13. Permanent Staff:



14. Emphasis of Field Station (i.e. research, education, preservation):

15. Does your field station have a specialized area of study? If so, what is it?  

16. Is the Field Station available to visiting scientists and/or students?

17. Is the Field Station involved with University-level classes?

18. Are Research Grants available?

19. Are Internships available?

20. Describe the Biotic communities available at the Field Station? 



21. Which facilities are available at the Field Station? (Check those which apply)

Lab Space:

Dorms:                                      Number of Beds:

Cabins:                                      Number of Beds:



22. Describe significant equipment and/or special equipment  available at the Field Station:

Chemical Lab:

Temperature controlled rooms:

Sampling equipment:


Special equipment (please list): 


23. Are there recreational opportunities (i.e., beaches, trails, etc.)?  

24. IOBFS would like to form a working group to steer its development. If you would like to be involved, please tell us. We are looking for people with an interest in the future of biological field stations and a willingness to share their ideas for field station development. Any other comments would also be appreciated:   


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