Hilltown community photo, Aug. 1, 2013

— Photo by Ron Barnall

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station in Rennselaerville on Saturday at a gala and benefit held in the Carriage House Restaurant at the Carey Conference Center are, from left, Carolyn Barker, Huyck Preserve Office/Operations; Susan W. Beatty, Ph.D., Scientist in Residence; and Dawn O’Neal, Ph.D., director of Conservation Education and Research. The gala was preceded by a science symposium at the Eldridge Research Center where Jerome Rozen, curator of Invertebrate Zoology at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, gave a presentation on cuckoo bees.