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ESF Staff, Faculty Honored by SUNY Chancellor

Five employees of the College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) were honored by Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson for their service to the State University of New York (SUNY). (6/19)

SUNY Board of Trustees Appoints Interim President of ESF

Dr. David C. Amberg has been appointed interim president of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) by the State University of New York Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective July 1, 2018. (6/14)

Adirondack Almanack: McNulty Named Int’l Field Stations Group President

Stacy McNulty, director of the Adirondack Ecological Center, has been named the new president for the International Field Stations Group. 6/8/18 (6/14)

AEC’s McNulty Named President of OBFS

"We have a real opportunity to advocate for field-based natural and social science, along with arts and the humanities, to advance understanding and stewardship of the Earth" said Stacy McNulty, newly elected president of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS). (6/5)

Plattsburgh Press Republican: Boat Stewards on Guard against Invasives

ESF partners with NYS DEC and others on the boat steward program to inspect and decontaminate watercraft from potential aquatic invasives. 5/30/18 (6/5)

Adirondack Almanack: Boaters: Help Prevent Spread of Invasives

ESF is among the partners in the NYS DEC's Boat Steward Program, which provides stations across the state for boaters to have their craft checked and decontaminated from invasive aquatic species. 5/25/18 (6/5)

ESF Lists Top 10 New Species for 2018

The large and small, beautiful and bizarre are among the newly discovered animals, plants and microbes announced by ESF as the Top 10 New Species for 2018. (5/23)

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Events for the AEC, NFI & AIC

July
5

Thursday

Lecture - Gifford Pinchot and the First Foresters

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | calendar of events | Join Bibi Gaston, author, landscape architect, and great grand-niece of Gifford Pinchot, as she discusses the correspondences between Mr. Pinchot and the first natural resource professionals. | Sponsor: Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
12

Thursday

Artist Presentation and Reception - Neil Rizos

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | Events Calendar | Neil Rizos is an award-winning artist specializing in birds and landscapes, who has traveled the globe conducting natural history research on birds. Neil will give an overview of his research and travels while showcasing the artwork he created during and after ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
14

Saturday

Half Day Nature Journaling Workshop

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | calendar of events | Our 2018 Artist in Residence, Neil Rizos, will help you learn to draw birds, other animals, and plants with a how-to-demonstration and individual instruction. This is a casual workshop where you can have fun and try something new. Pre-registration is required ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
19

Thursday

Lecture - The Deserted Village Revisited

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | calendar of events | Local author and historian Don Seauvageau will explore the history of the Hudson Headwaters. The presentation is based on the 1978 Historic American Engineering Record, “Adirondack Iron and Steel Company: “New Furnace”, 1849-1854”. Don will also give an updated ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
21

Saturday

Annual Rubber Loon Race

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852 | AIC Events | Our Annual Rubber Loon Race will be on July 21st at 3:00 PM. Come and join the fun as we release our rubber loons to race down the outlet of Rich Lake. There are great prizes available to the top loon athletes. You can sponsor a loon for $10 and all proceeds ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000


July
26

Thursday

Lecture - Hope is the Thing with Feathers: What Birds Tell us about the Adirondack Landscape

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | Event Website | Adirondack Ecological Center associate director and ecologist Stacy McNulty will present an overview of avian research on the Huntington Wildlife Forest. Point counts of birds have been conducted on the Forest since the 1960s and results from this and other ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


August
2

Thursday

Lecture - Paradise Lost? The Search for Adirondack Heritage Lakes

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | calendar of events | Join ecologist and paleoclimatologist, Dr. Curt Stager, for a presentation on his quest to locate pristine lakes in the Adirondack Park. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


August
9

Thursday

Lecture - Tiny Gardeners: Adirondack Ants and Their Role in Seed Dispersal

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | Event Website | SUNY ESF graduate student Mariano Arias will talk about the ecological importance of ants. These tiny creatures are often overlooked, but for certain plants, they are critical for seed dispersal. So critical that some plants create special structures just to ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


August
11

Saturday

Full Day Adult Bird Journaling Workshop

9:00 am - 3:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | calendar of events | Enrich your experience with the natural world! Using both classroom and field components, our Artist-in-Residence Neil Rizos will teach you a proven method to help you observe and record the information necessary to create field sketches with confidence. Preregistration ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


August
16

Thursday

Lecture - Natural History and Status of Spruce Grouse in the Adirondacks

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY | Event Website | Dr. Angelena Ross will present on her research into the life history of the Spruce Grouse and the State of New York's efforts to stabilize the population in the Adirondacks with re-introduction efforts. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000