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Events for the AEC, NFI & AIC

Saturday, April 19, 2014

· Wetland Detectives Training Workshop I - Frogs & Toads

9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY 12852 | AIC Events
Join the Wetland Detective Monitoring Corps! Research has shown that climate change may cause drastic changes to Adirondack wetlands. Become a citizen scientist and conduct amphibian surveys that will be used to help preserve these vital ecosystems. This is ... Read More
Sponsor: SUNY-ESF, Adirondack Park Agency, New York Natural Heritage Program, Paul Smith's College | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Thursday, April 24, 2014

· Thesis Defense -- Natasha Karniski

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 8 Illick Hall
Effects of Snow on American Marten (Marten americana) and Fisher (Martes pennanti) Movements in the Adirondack Mountains, New York.
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: David A. Sonnenfeld, 315-470-4931

Saturday, April 26, 2014

· Amphibian Night Hike

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY 12852 | AIC Events
Frogs and toads and salamanders, oh my! Come unlock the secrets of vernal pools and explore the springtime rituals of these amazing animals. All ages welcome. Be sure to wear appropriate layers of clothing and footwear. Pre-registration is required. Please ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute |

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

· Thesis Defense -- Carissa Alza

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | 110 Marshall Hall
"How Beaver Influence Habitat and Species Diversity of Breeding Birds in the Central Adirondacks"
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Rafaat M. Hussein, 315470-6833

Thursday, May 15, 2014

· Adirondack Luncheon with SUNY-ESF President Wheeler

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | High Peaks Resort: Lake Placid - Optional Behind the Scenes Wild Center Tour @ 1:30pm in Tupper Lake | Luncheon & Optional Tour Invitation
Please join us for the opportunity to meet SUNY-ESF President, Dr. Quentin Wheeler, on Wednesday, May 15th at the High Peak Resort in Lake Placid. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear from President Wheeler as he speaks at the Adirondack Research Consortium's ... Read More
Contact: Alumni Relations Office, 315-470-6632

Saturday, May 17, 2014

· Wetland Detectives Training Workshop II - Birds & Plants

9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY 12852 | AIC Events
Join the Wetland Detective Monitoring Corps! Research has shown that climate change may cause drastic changes to Adirondack wetlands. Become a citizen scientist and conduct bird and plant surveys that will be used to help preserve these vital ecosystems. This ... Read More
Sponsor: SUNY-ESF, Adirondack Park Agency, New York Natural Heritage Program, Paul Smith's College | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

Saturday, May 24, 2014

· 3rd Annual Loons and Logs Day!

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY 12852 | AIC Events
The loons will be racing and chainsaws will be whirring this year. The day will include presentations from local experts, a demo from SUNY-ESF's woodsmen team and of course, the much anticipated rubber loon race! Sponsor a loon for a chance at winning one of ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

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AEC News

ESF Receives $2.4M Gift, Largest in College History

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) has received a $2.4 million gift from the estate of an alumnus, the largest cash gift the 103-year-old college has ever received. (4/8)

ESF Wildlife Society Wins Quiz Bowl

ESF's Wildlife Society Quiz Bowl team won the Quiz Bowl at the Northeast Student Conclave at Penn State in March. The ESF team beat 10 other teams competing in the bowl. (4/4)

Mascot’s Run To Victory Cut Short

Oakie Acorn's run for Mascot Madness dominance came to an end as he fell to SUNY New Paltz's Hugo the Hawk in Round 2. (3/24)

ESF’s Oakie the Acorn Enters SUNY’s Mascot Madness

Oakie the Acorn, the mascot of ESF's Mighty Oaks athletic teams, is one of 43 SUNY mascots competing in SUNY's Second Annual Mascot Madness beginning March 11. (3/10)

DEC Officers, K9 ‘Shamey’ Star in 'Got Game?' Presentation at AIC

The Northern Forest Institute (NFI) continues its Got Game? series March 1 with a presentation by two New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) officers and "Shamey," a member of the K9 Unit. (2/20)

AEC's Stacy McNulty interviewed in article on the cold winter

("The cold, combined with the lack of snow, will likely take a toll on small mammals, said ecologist Stacy McNulty of the Adirondack Ecological Center at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry." 1/31/14) (2/3)

Endangered northern cricket frog may be reintroduced to Long Island

(James Gibbs is interviewed on species reintroduction in this article about bringing the northern cricket frog back to lower New York state. 1/24/14) (1/28)

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