ESF Alumni, Parents & Friends
A hominin in the same genus as humans and a fossil ape nicknamed "Laia" are among the discoveries identified by ESF as the Top 10 New Species for 2016. The list also includes a giant Galapagos tortoise, a red seadragon, an anglerfish, a tiny isopod, a beetle named after a fictional bear, a damselfly with a suggestive name, a carnivorous sundew and a small tree. (5/23)
The ESF Class of 2016 got some advice during Commencement May 14 from their peers, the college's academic and alumni leaders, and a magazine editor who received an honorary degree. (5/16)
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced the launch of a new web-based information source for climate-related information developed by New York state in a partnership that includes ESF. (5/9)
Heather Carl, a junior from Greenville, New York, has received the prestigious 2016 SUNY Chancellor's Scholar-Athlete Award. (5/9)
The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) will confer up to 466 degrees during Commencement exercises Saturday, May 14, at the SRC Arena and Events Center. (5/9)
Macallan Durkin, a junior majoring in conservation biology, developed her passion for animals early in life. (5/6)
Once a year the Wildlife Society at ESF hosts the Beast Feast, a dinner that allows students, faculty and members of the community to sample a variety of local game, ranging from woodcock to squirrel. The 2016 Beast Feast, which was the sixth annual event, was held on Earth Day in Nifkin Lounge. (5/6)
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ESF in the Media
- SUNY Blog: Crawling, Flying, Human-Like? These Are The Top 10 New Species for 2016:
The Top 10 New Species of 2016 were featured on SUNY's Big Ideas blog. 5/25/16
- Mental Floss: Ruby-Red Seadragons and Other New Species Make Top 10 List:
Mental Floss shares the 2016 Top Ten New Species. 5/26/16
- SeaGrant: NOAA Sea Grant Documentary Short on Coastal Storm Awareness educates Emergency Managers, empowers Coastal Communities:
ESF researchers Sharon Moran and William Peace conducted interviews as part of a SeaGrant team to determine better ways of reaching communities during hurricane emergencies. 5/16
- WRVO: Top 10 New Species list all about conservation:
WRVO interviews President Wheeler on the Top 10 Species and the need for species conservation. 5/25/16
- WAER: Top 10 New Species Highlight Scientific Knowledge and Threats of Extinction:
WAER covers the 2016 Top 10 Species and their significance. 5/23/16
Summer Semester 2016
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Calendar of Events
Campus visit by Franklin Elementary School
Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 9:00 am - 1:30 pm. Nifkin Lounge, Marshall Hall.
ESF Alumni Day at the Syracuse Chiefs!
Sunday, July 24, 2016, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. NBT Bank Stadium, Syracuse.
Cranberry Lake Reunion
August 5 - 7, Cranberry Lake Biological Station.
Alumni Welcome for New Students
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. Centennial Hall.