Published on October 27th, 2015 | by GrowWNY Intern


The Paleontological Research Institution

Meet the member organizations of the Western New York Environmental Alliance! 

Organization Name: The Paleontological Research Institution

Mission: The Paleontological Research Institution serves society by increasing and disseminating knowledge about the history of life on Earth.

Vision: Unknown

Key Achievements:

  • Museum of the Earth opened in 2003
  • Merged with Cayuga Center in 2013
  • Published The Science Beneath the Surface: A very short guide to the Marcellus Shale in 2013
  • Published Climate Change Past, Present, and Future: a Very Short Guide in 2013

Leadership: Warren D. Allmon, Director

Established Date: 1932

Location: 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

Purview: Ithaca

Website and Social Media:

Contact Information:

Significant Events:

  • Darwin Days; Annually in February
  • Teacher Resource Day; First Saturday of October

Membership Offered: Yes

This membership profile was created by UB Honors Student Ashwini Karve, Fall 2014.


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