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2016 News Archives

January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016, reverse chronological order

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SU News: Rock and a Hard Place (12/16)

Dr. Jack Manno was interviewed as part of a story on the decision at Standing Rock and what it means in the context of history and current events. 12/13/16Read More

Adirondack Almanack: Connect Kids to Parks Transportation Grant Program (12/14)

ESF's Newcomb Campus is participating in the Connect Kids to Parks program, which helps NY public schools fund history and nature field trips. 12/13/16Read More

Colorado Statesman: National forests on the receiving end of bugs spread by trade, climate change (12/14)

Bill Powell and ESF's American Chestnut Project are mentioned in an article on the damage invasive species are doing to American forests. 12/12/16Read More

USCAA: Teamwork Gets SUNY ESF Soccer Players Volunteering for Food Recovery (12/14)

The ESF soccer teams volunteered with the Food Recovery Network to package and donate unserved food from campus dining halls. 12/12/16Read More

The Hill: The case for more land conservation and a new national monument (12/9)

Robin Kimmerer authored an article for The Hill calling for the designation of a new National Monument that would protect Utah natural landmarks that are important both ecologically and to the culture of several indigenous peoples. 12/7/16Read More

Phys.org: Spread by trade and climate, bugs butcher America's forests (12/9)

Bill Powell is quoted in an interview about invasive species and the damage they are doing to American forests. The story was syndicated to a number of outlets. 12/7/16Read More

Robin Wall Kimmerer at Bread Loaf Orion Writers' Conference (12/9)

Robin Kimmerer is one of the workshop leaders at the upcoming Breal Load Orion Environmental Writers Conference. 12/16Read More

TWC Going Green: Making Electricity (12/9)

This week's Going Green: Minoa's wastewater treatment plant is working on recycling its own by-products to power its facilities. ESF's Klaus Doelle and grad student Rick Bates, who are collaborating on the project, are quoted. 12/5/16Read More

Daily Orange: Syracuse University, SUNY-ESF have properly addressed sanctuary campus issue (12/7)

A Daily Orange editorial voices approval for the SU/ESF efforts toward the Sanctuary Campus movement and support of marginalized students. 12/5/16Read More

US Fish and Wildlife: Constructing Conservation with a Rare New York Plant (12/7)

US Fish & Wildlife Northeast collaborates with ESF and others to conserve the rare American hart's tongue fern. 12/2/16Read More

Syracuse.com: DEC officer who saved her partner's life no stranger to 'heroic' feats (12/7)

DEC officer and ESF alum Lt. Liza Bobseine has a history of public service and heroism in the line of duty. Last week she saved the life of her partner after he was shot. 12/05/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF research collects saliva as source of bear DNA (12/7)

The Daily Orange reports on research by ESF post-doc Rachel Wheat that identifies a new, less dangerous way to collect DNA from wild bears in order to track the health of their populations. 11/5/16Read More

Planet Forward: Chestnut revival: How genetics could bring back an American giant (12/7)

Planet Forward features a new video on ESF's American Chestnut Project. 12/1/16Read More

Adirondack Almanack: A Master Trail Builder; A Vision For North Creek (12/5)

ESF's Great South Woods project gets a mention in an article on the Adirondacks community of North Creek and its grass-roots revitalization of local recreational tourism. 11/28/16Read More

National Geographic: New Giant, Air-Breathing Fish Discovered (12/2)

ESF's Don Stewart is featured in National Geographic for leading a new study that shows genetic evidence for previously undiscovered species of the Amazon's giant air-breathing arapaima fish. 12/1/16Read More

Morning Consult: Trump’s Victory Should Mean the End of the #ExxonKnew Movement (12/2)

ESF's Tristan Brown authored an article in the Morning Consult on the future of US climate policy. 12/2/16Read More

Michigan Radio: Evolution of camping shows Americans want to be closer to nature, but not too close (12/2)

ESF visiting professor Martin Hogue was interviewed on Michigan Radio about the evolution of camping in the US. 11.28/16Read More

NYS Urban Forestry Council: Getting to Know Onondaga Earth Corps (12/2)

ESF alum Adreinne Canino was interviewed for an article on the Onondaga Earth Corps by the NYS Urban Forestry Council. 11/23/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF soccer teams volunteer with the SU/ESF Food Recovery Network this season (12/1)

The ESF soccer teams donated over 180 volunteer hours to the SU/ESF Food Recovery Network this semester. 11/28/16Read More

Utica Daily Observer: Sharp-shooting Durr scores 18 in Iowa St. win (12/1)

Tyler Kuhn of ESF men's basketball gets a mention in the Utica Daily Observer's sports roundup. 11/30/16

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Genetic Literacy Project: Genetic engineering could help restore endangered trees and boost natural ecosystems (12/1)

ESF's American Chestnut Project is in the Genetic Literacy Project. 11/28/16Read More

Idaho Business Review: Christian Schmidt is deputy director of Geological Survey center in Boise (12/1)

ESF alum Christian Schmidt is the new deputy director of the US Geological Survey Idaho Water Science Scenter. 11/30/16Read More

CNY Business Journal: St. Joseph’s names Rainbow director of plant operations (12/1)

ESF alum Martin Rainbow is the new director of facilities engineering for St. Joseph's Health. 11/23/16Read More

SU News: Law Enforcement Officers Take Part in Training on Implicit Bias (11/29)

SU and ESF police officers participated in training to become more aware of implicit bias and how to handle it. 11/23/16Read More

Outdoor News: Elk flourish in Pennsylvania, other states, so why not New York? (11/29)

Despite programs in neighboring states, New York has yet to reintroduce elk. An ESF-authored report explains why. 11/24/16 — Read More

North Country Public Radio: Can GMOs save the wild American chestnut tree? (11/29)

ESF's Allison Oakes was a guest on North Country Public Radio to talk about ESF's American Chestnut Project. 11/24/16Read More

Planet Forward: What 'Game of Thrones' teaches us about storytelling so your message doesn’t get trumped (11/29)

ESF's Paul Hirsch authored an article on 'serious storytelling' in science communication for Planet Forward. 11/17/16Read More

Syracuse.com: New 'Finger Lakes Water Hub' to address harmful algal blooms, pollution (11/29)

ESF is one of the partners in a new DEC-led initiative to address toxic algae and water quality across the CNY region. 11/23/16Read More

WSKG: Can Science Resurrect The American Chestnut? (11/29)

ESF's Allison Oakes was interviewed on the American Chestnut Project for public radio. 11/24/16Read More

Oneida Daily Dispatch: COLLEGE CORNER: Hurta earns All-America honor for Colorado (11/29)

Oneida Daily Dispatch included a mention of Tyler Kuhn's performance in recent basketball games against Williamson and Penn State Worthington-Scranton. 11/24/16Read More

Times Tribune: LOCAL COLLEGES: Harding lifts Misericordia (11/29)

The Times Tribune included the Mighty Oaks men's basketball team in a roundup of last week's college sports. 11/20/16Read More

TWC Going Green: The Benefits of Buying a Real Tree For Christmas (11/29)

ESF's Russ Briggs explains some sustainability benefits to choosing a live Christmas tree this year. 11/28/16Read More

WRVO: Can science help the American chestnut make a comeback? (11/23)

ESF researcher Allison Oakes was interviewed on WRVO about ESF's American Chestnut Project. 11/22/16Read More

Daily Orange: Trump presidency could upend global climate change efforts, SUNY-ESF panel says (11/22)

The Daily Orange reports on last week's SU/ESF panel on climate change and the UN Paris Agreement. 11/14/16Read More

WSYR Radio: SU And SUNY ESF Sanctuary Campuses (11/17)

ESF and SU students demonstrated on the quad yesterday to ask that the colleges designate themself as 'sanctuary campuses' for human rights and marginalized students. 11/17/16Read More

Syracuse.com: 1,000 students declare Syracuse University, SUNY ESF a 'sanctuary campus' (11/17)

Over 1000 ESF and SU students demonstrated on the quad yesterday in the name of human rights and support for marginalized students. 11/16/16Read More

WAER: Syracuse University and SUNY ESF Students Show Solidarity With Marginalized Groups (11/17)

ESF and SU students held a rally for human rights and solidarity with minority students. 11/16/16Read More

Huffington Post: The ocean is losing its breath - and climate change is making it worse (11/16)

Karin Limburg authored an article in the Huffington Post on the deoxygenation of the world's oceans. 11/2/16Read More

Daily Orange: Trump presidency could upend global climate change efforts, SUNY-ESF panel says (11/16)

The Daily Orange reports on last week's ESF co-sponsored panel on the Paris Agreement and whether it can really help stem the tide of climate change. 11/13/16Read More

Jamestown Gazette: JCC, SUNY-ESF Transfer Agreement Signed (11/16)

ESF and Jamestown Community College have signed an agreement to smooth the path for transfer students. 11/16/16Read More

Nature Conservancy: The Nature Conservancy and Partners to Restore Sodus Bay Wetlands for People and Nature (11/16)

ESF and its partners have been awarded grants for a project to restore wetland habitat around Sodus Bay. Dr. Boyer is quoted in the article. 11/15/16Read More

TWC Going Green: Micro Plastic in Oceans (11/16)

This week's TWC Going Green addresses the danger of microplastics in oceans and lakes, featuring Dr. Marcus Eriksen, co-founder of the Fve Gyres Institute and a leader in research on oceanic microplastics. 11/14/16Read More

Leader-Herald: A fantasy fiction author, Josh VanBrackle makes transition to nonfiction (11/15)

ESF alum and fantasy author Josh VanBrackle combines his careers to author easily accessible, richly illustrated books on maintaining your own backyard forests and gardens. 11/13/16Read More

Nature World News: Bear Saliva: Scientists' New Source of Data (11/15)

A team led by ESF postdoc Rachel Wheat has discovered a better way to track the health of bears - by collecting saliva from the remains of their meals. 11/12/16Read More

Yes! Magazine: The White Horse and the Humvees—Standing Rock Is Offering Us a Choice (11/8)

Dr. Robin Kimmerer co-authored an op-ed that takes a look at the Standing Rock protests and what's on the line for indigenous peoples and their allies. 11/5/16Read More

TWC Going Green: Five-Year Study Working to Preserve Bats (11/8)

This week's Going Green is on Dr. Shannon Farrell and her five-year study of white-nose syndrome, which is devastating American bat populations. 11/7/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF club studies, looks to conserve endangered reptile species (11/8)

ESF's new herpetology club is active on campus, including supporting the establishment of a new lab to study hellbenders. 11/6/16Read More

Daily Freeman: Mid-Hudson business people ‘On the Move' (11/8)

ESF alum Paul Lenz has been named "Conservationist of the Year" by the NYS Conservation Council. 11/7/16Read More

Syracuse.com: The athletes have fire, axes, saws: ESF, 8 others battle in lumberjack games (11/8)

Syracuse.com covered last weekend's East Coast Lumberjack Round-up, the home meet of the ESF Woodsmen. 11/7/16Read More

SU News: CoE Awards Funding for Research, Innovation Projects by Faculty at University, SUNY ESF (11/7)

Grant awards from the Syracuse Center of Excellence include funds for an ESF bioproducts development project. 10/26/16Read More

Post Star: Stony Creek leaders work to create 'destination' park, community center (11/4)

The town of Stony Creek is hoping to expand a community recreation/park area that is jointly held by multiple organizatiosn including the ESF Foundation 10/25/16

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Finger Lakes Times: DEC forming Finger Lakes watershed team (11/4)

ESF is part of a new DEC-led regional team to address the increase of algae blooms in the Finger Lakes region. 10/25/16Read More

HVIAC: SUNY ESF Repeats as Men's Cross Country Champions (11/3)

ESF men's Mighty Oaks took the team cross-country title for the HVIAC conference for the second year in a row. 10/30/16

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News Channel 2: College students compete in Timbersports competition in Barneveld (11/3)

The ESF Woodsmen are included in an article on the recent "Be a Boss" timbershow in Barnevald. 10/29/16Read More

The Conversation: The ocean is losing its breath – and climate change is making it worse (11/3)

Karin Limburg authored an article in the Conversation on the decreasing oxygen levels of the world's oceans. 10/31/16Read More

New York Upstate: What Upstate NY drivers should know to avoid hitting deer this time of year (10/28)

Dr. Brian Underwood is quoted in an NY Upstate article on how to avoid hitting deer this season. 10/28/16Read More

Times and Democrat: S.C. ranks on wrong end for energy use (10/28)

Dr. Tristan Brown is quoted in an article on South Carolina's energy efficiency rank compared to other US states. 10/25/16Read More

Garden Club of America: GCA Scholarships Recipients: The Garden Club of America Fellowship in Ecological Restoration (10/28)

An ESF grad student received one of the GCA's fellowships to fund her study of vernal pools. 10/2016Read More

CNY Business Journal: OCRRA appoints three new board members (10/28)

ESF alumna Jessi Lyons is among the new appointees to OCRRA's board of directors. 10/25/16Read More

Daily Nebraskan: Great Plains Art Museum to host lecture on environment (10/28)

Dr. Robin Kimmerer gave a talk at the Great Plains Art Museum in Nebraska this week. 10/25/16Read More

WCNY Insights: Bald Eagles at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (10/28)

Dr. Shannon Farrell was on WCNY's Insight for a piece on Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge and its contributions to populations of bald eagles and other wildlife. Dr. Farrell's section begins at 7:45 10/14/16

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Smithsonian Magazine: Dragged-Out Drought May Make for Fainter Fall Foliage (10/28)

ESF is in Smithsonian Magazine this week, in an article on how this year's weather is likely to affect US fall foliage displays. 10/25/16Read More

Virginian Pilot: Lucas Tiffany is new conductor of the Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum (10/24)

ESF alum Lucas Tiffany is the new coordinator of the Suffolk Seabord Station Railroad Museum. 10/23/16Read More

Daily Freeman: Power couple: Kingston Mayor Steve Noble and his wife, Julie, practice what they preach (10/24)

ESF alumni Steve and Julie Noble are serving as nearly zero-waste role models for the sustainable lifestyle in Kingston, NY. 10/24/16Read More

Eagle News: Wicked Woods returns to Green Lakes Oct. 29 (10/24)

ESF students are serving as volunteers at this year's Green Lakes State Park "Wicked Woods" Halloween event. 10/22/16Read More

TWC Going Green: The Renewable Energy Landscape (10/24)

ESF's Dr. Rick Smardon discusses large-scale sustainable energy projects, their visual impact and how to win community support for them. 10/23/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF student tackles wastewater treatment plan in Iceland during study abroad (10/24)

Maria Scicchitano helped fund her Iceland study abroad trip using the Fink Fellowship, and while she was there, she helped her host community establish a town waste treatment plan. 10/23/16Read More

HVIAC: Tersegno Headlines All-HVIAC Women's Soccer Team (10/24)

ESF's Alyssa Hughes was named Rookie of the Year, and Dan Ramin was named Coach of the Year for the 2nd consecutive year. 10/23/16Read More

HVIAC: SUNY ESF Wins First Title Halting Albany Pharmacy's Three-Year Reign Atop Women's Soccer (10/24)

ESF Mighty Oaks women won their conference tournament this weekend, securing their invitation to the national championship tournament. 10/23/16Read More

HVIAC: SUNY ESF Men's Soccer Shocks New Rochelle to Complete Sweep of HVIAC Soccer Championships (10/24)

ESF Mighty Oaks men won their conference tournament this weekend, securing their invitation to the national championship tournament. 10/23/16Read More

CNY Business Journal: Syracuse to host 2017 World Canals Conference (10/21)

ESF will host the 2017 World Canals Conference, which is expected to draw international delegations to Syracuse. 10/7/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF researcher receives grant for landscape preservation of cemetery (10/21)

The ESF Center for Cultural Landscape Preservation to work on the national military park and cemetery at Fredericksburg. 10/3/16Read More

University of Rochester Medicine: Dr. Calnon is New President of the ADA Foundation (10/21)

ESF alum Dr. William Calnon has been selected as the new president of the American Dental Association. 10/10/16Read More

LiveScience: Did 1 Sexually Active Tortoise Really Save His Species? (10/21)

Dr. James Gibbs is quoted on breeding Galapagos tortoises and the promising recovery of their populations. 9/27/16Read More

Yahoo Finance: SUNY-ESF's Centennial Hall Ranked as One of Nation's Top Dorms by Princeton Review (10/21)

ESF's Centennial Hall is the #9 best dorm in the nation, according to Princeton Review. 10/6/16Read More

Nature World News: Scientists Claim Beer is Key to Peaceful Euthanasia (10/21)

ESF grad student Cody Gilbertson discovers that invertebrates can be euthanized more humanely using beer. 10/9/16Read More

ScienceDaily: Beer eases final moments for euthanized invertebrates, study finds (10/21)

ESF grad student Cody Gilbertson has discovered a more humane way to euthanize invertebrate research subjects. The key ingredient is beer. 10/6/16Read More

Cedar Rapids Gazette: Chestnuts link American past with Iowa future (10/21)

ESF's American Chestnut Project is in an article on the chestnut trees of Iowa. 10/7/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF graduate student’s use of beer helps to euthanize tiny snails (10/21)

The Daily Orange reports on Cody Gilbertson's discovery that beer helps euthanize snails more humanely. 10/17/16Read More

North Country Now: Ranger School hosting open house Saturday in Wanakena (10/21)

ESF's Ranger School is hosting an open house in Wanakena this weekend. 10/20/16Read More

UPI: Beer helps euthanized invertebrates say goodbye in peace (10/21)

ESF grad student Cody Gilbertson develops more humane invertebrate euthanization method using beer. 10/7/16Read More

Tryon Daily Bulletin: Southern Appalachian landscape during the Ice Age topic of PAC talk (10/21)

ESF alum Dan Lazar will give a talk this weekend on the Ice Age landscape in the Appalachians at the Walnut Creek Preserve. 10/20/16Read More

Phys.org: Beer eases final moments for euthanized invertebrates, study finds (10/21)

ESF grad student Cody Gilbertson has discovered a more humane way to euthanize invertebrate research subjects. The key ingredient is beer. 10/6/16Read More

TWC Going Green: Going Green: American, Indian Foresters Share Similar Goal (10/21)

This week's Going Green features a recent cultural and educational exchange between the ESF Ranger School and a delegation of foresters from India. 10/16/16Read More

Syracuse New Times: Mother Earthling (10/21)

Robin Kimmerer was featured in the cover story for Syracuse New Times. 10/19/16Read More

New York Upstate: Winds in Upstate NY could bring record-warm air, but will 'cheat' us of fall colors (10/21)

Dr. Don Leopold is quoted in NYUpstate on how this week's weather might affect this year's fall foliage. 18/18/16Read More

WalletHub: 2016’s Most & Least Energy-Efficient States (10/21)

Dr. Tristan Brown was interviewed by WalletHub on residential energy efficiency state-by-state. 10/19/16Read More

Waste360: OCRRA's Ann Fordock Uses her Passion for the Environment to Ramp Up Recycling Efforts in New York (10/18)

Waste360 recently featured ESF alum and OCRRA employee for her work to ramp up recycling in NY state. 9/29/16Read More

Daily Orange: After opening this fall, SUNY-ESF’s counseling center hosts first alcohol awareness week (10/18)

ESF's new Counseling Center is off to a great start with activities for Alcohol Awareness Week, in partnership with the University Police. 10/9/16Read More

Auburn Citizen: Auburn, SUNY ESF complete long-term master plan for city parks, playgrounds (10/17)

A long collaboration between ESF Landscape Architecture and the city of Auburn has resulted in a complete master plan for the future of the city's and playgrounds. 10/12/16Read More

Princeton Review Feature: SUNY ESF (10/17)

ESF is ranked as the #2 most sustainable school in the nation by the Princeton Review! 10/16Read More

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle: One-minute hike: Haunting charm of Beechwood State Park (10/13)

The continuing restoration of Beechwood State Park is guided partially by a recommendation report created by ESF students. 10/11/16Read More

Daily Orange: Students and faculty express importance of SU recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day (10/12)

Students and faculty at ESF and SU campaigned for Indigenous Peoples Day. 10/11/16Read More

Adirondack Council: Will This Summer's Drought Impact Adirondack Fall Foliage? (10/11)

Dr. Colin Beier is quoted on the Adirondack foliage season by the Adirondack Council blog. 9/30/16Read More

Yahoo News: SUNY-ESF's Centennial Hall Ranked as One of Nation's Top Dorms by Princeton Review (10/7)

Yahoo reports on ESF's Centennial Hall and its Princeton Review rating as the 9th best dorm in the country. 10/6/16Read More

Niagara Gazette: Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper announces plan to plant 1,000 trees and shrubs along Gill Creek (10/7)

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper plans to plant 1000 trees and shrubs to re-establish healthy riparian zone along an urban creek. ESF is a partner on the project. 10/4/16Read More

US EPA: EPA Announces Microplastics and Citizen Science Workshop (10/7)

The EPA announced the upcoming Microplastics and Citizen Science Workshop that will be held here at ESF next week 10/6/16Read More

Eagle News: What’s happening for Creekside Park? (9/30)

ESF Landscape Architecture students are helping in the development process for a new Creekside Park in Cazenovia. 9/28/16Read More

Detroit Free Press: DTE's Monroe power plant named as a leading 'super polluter' (9/29)

Recent research by ESF's Mary Collins is included in a Detroit Free Press article on 'super-polluter' power plants. 9/29/16Read More

National Geographic Voices: Environmental Forensics: Drones and Advanced Technologies to Track Eco-criminals (9/29)

A National Geographic blog article on environmental forensics features ESF and several faculty, including Dr. Ted Endreny, Dr. Greg Boyer and Dr. Georgios Mountrakis. 9/26/16Read More

CNY Central: Good News: $18,000 raised for women's heart disease, 4 female scientists honored (9/29)

The upcoming Feinstone Awards will recognize four women of science for their contributions to environmental science. 9/24/16Read More

Finger Lakes Times: Another algae bloom detected (9/29)

Another toxic algae bloom has been detected on Seneca Lake, according to water sample testing at ESF. 9/25/16Read More

Moon Library Welcomes New Colleagues (9/26)

Moon Library welcomes new colleagues Alexis Bucher (visiting assistant librarian) and Maddie Bartley (library clerk).  Bucher received her master’s degree from Simmons College in Boston and most recently worked at Harvard’s Schlesinger Library. She will be involved with digital projects at Moon and will teach information literacy during the spring semester. Bartley has joined the Moon Library staff as an evening/weekend supervisor. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, she recently completed her Master of Fine Arts, studying printmaking at Syracuse University.

New York Upstate: Fall foliage predictions for Upstate New York are not a sure thing (9/22)

Dr. Leopold says this year's record heat and irregular precipitation mean an uncertain fall foliage showing. 9/20/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF graduate program focuses on indigenous knowledge as part of sustainability (9/22)

The Daily Orange reports on ESF's innovative new graduate program, which fuses science and indigenous knowledge for sustainability. 9/19/16Read More

Eagle News: ESF students lend a hand to Camillus Park (9/22)

An ESF class led by Dr. Diane Kuehn is performing an assessment on Camillus Park and its forest. 9/20/16Read More

Life in the Finger Lakes: Peachtown Native American Education Events at Wells College (9/22)

ESF's Neil Patterson, assistant director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, gave a talk as part of the annual Peachtown Native American Festival this week. 9/16Read More

The Avion: New COAS Dean on General Education, Women in STEM, Path to Embry-Riddle (9/22)

ESF alumna Dr. Karen Gaines is the new Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. 9/9/16Read More

Naples Herald: Acting Like We Remember September 11th (9/22)

ESF alumna Kristen Petry authored a retrospective on 9/11 for this year's anniversary. 9/11/16Read More

Daily Orange: Can the toxins in Onondaga Lake cause epilepsy? Researchers are trying to find out (9/22)

ESF, SUNY Upstate and SU researchers are studying the pollutants in Onondaga Lake and whether they can cause epilepsy. 9/12/16Read More

Poughkeepsie Journal: Riexinger, Lenz receive awards (9/22)

NYS Conservation Caouncil named Paul Lenz, ESF alum and Deputy Chief of City Land Stewardship at NYC DEP, Professional Conservationist of Year 9/14/16Read More

Albany Times Union: Dry conditions won't rein in Northeast leaf-peeping (9/22)

Dr. Leopold was quoted on this year's fall foliage prediction for New York state. 9/16/16Read More

North Country Now: Science Cafe kicks off Sept. 13 at Pub 56 in Canton (9/20)

The ESF Ranger School's Dr. Mariann Johnston will talk this week as part of the Science Cafe lecture series in Potsdam. 9/12/16Read More

TWC News: Electric Vehicle Expo and Solar Fair Rolls into Syracuse (9/13)

ESF student Ethan Marvel Requardt lobbied for legal electric bicycles at Saturday's Electric Vehicle Expo in downtown Syracuse. 9/11/16Read More

Weston Forum: Weston schools welcome 20 new teachers (9/9)

ESF alum Jennifer Nolle-Berg is included in a story on new teachers in the Weston, CT school system. 9/6/16Read More

Jackson County Floridan: County administrator applicants profiled (9/9)

ESF alum Scott LeRoy is included in an article on the county administrators of Jackson County, CT 9/8/16

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Weather Channel: The Greenest Colleges in the United States (9/9)

The Weather Channel covered the Top 50 greenest colleges in the US, including ESF's ranking at #2. 9/7/16Read More

New York Upstate: Harmful blue-green algae blooms confirmed in Seneca Lake (9/9)

Water samples sent to ESF for testing confirm that the algae bloom on Seneca Lake is toxic. 9/3/16Read More

Yahoo News: The Last 100 Days: A-parasitic-hairworm-named-Obama edition (9/9)

President Wheeler was interviewed for an article on the phenomenon of naming new species after presidents. 9/9/16Read More

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle: Blue-green algae pops up at Seneca Lake (9/9)

Water sample testing at ESF has confirmed that an algae bloom on Seneca Lake is producing toxins. 9/2/16Read More

Morrisville State Athletics: Morrisville State women drop season opener, 3-1 to ESF (9/9)

Congratulations to ESF women's soccer for their victory over Morrisville in the season opener! 9/1/16Read More

Wayne Post: Blue-green algae confirmed on Seneca Lake (9/9)

Water sample testing at ESF has confirmed that algae blooms at Seneca Lake and Honoye are producing toxins. 9/1/16Read More

Huffington Post: Cities, Nature and the Leaders of Tomorrow - An Interview With LEAF Alum Orlando Raez (9/9)

ESF alum Orlando Raez was recently featured in the Huffington Post. 8/23/16Read More

Finger Lakes Times: Algae blooms back on Seneca Lake (9/9)

Water sample testing at ESF has confirmed that an algae bloom on Seneca Lake is producing toxins. 9/2/16Read More

Clarkson University: 'Why You Can't See the Forest for the Beech' at Next Clarkson University Science Cafe (9/6)

Professor Mariann Johnston of ESF's Ranger School will give a talk this week at Clarkson University on the changing role of beech trees in northeastern forests. 9/2/16Read More

SUNY Blog: Unique Classes Offered at SUNY Schools This Fall (9/6)

The SUNY Blog highlighted an ESF course in an article on the most interesting and unique classes offered in the SUNY system this fall. 9/6/16Read More

The Conversation: Who should pay for our corn ethanol policy – Big Oil or gas stations? (9/1)

Environmental Studies professor Dr. Tristan Brown authored an article for The Conversation on who should bear the costs of corn ethanol policy. 8/31/16Read More

Readings from the North Side: Making Friends On The Beach (9/1)

ESF researcher Michelle Stantial turned a day of tracking piping plovers into an educational experience for a number of beach-goers, who got to learn about conservation of endangered (and adorable) piping plovers. 8/28/16Read More

Brooklyn Botanical Garden: Wood Turtle Rescued in Brooklyn (9/1)

ESF alum Michelle Gluck of Brooklyn Botanical Garden tells the story of a wild wood turtle found in Brooklyn. 8/12/16Read More

National Parks Traveler: Bring Relevancy To The Parks By Integrating Them In Academics (9/1)

ESF student Jacob Choi authored an article for National Parks Traveler on integrating academics with the national parks to inspire more young people to learn about them. 8/26/16Read More

SU News: Lt. Governor Hochul Celebrates Opening of New Labs at SyracuseCoE (9/1)

SU News reported on the opening of new ESF labs at the Syracuse COE, including Lt Governor Hochul's commemoration of the new facilities. 8/29/16Read More

Adirondack Almanack: Great South Woods Strategy Recommendations Issued (9/1)

The Adirondack Almanack reports on the planning document released by the Great South Woods project, which was headed by ESF's Dr. Colin Beier. 8/21/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF students to no longer receive health care from SU Health Services (9/1)

ESF students will now receive health care services from Crouse Hospital. 8/29/16Read More

Messenger Post: NOFA-NY names new head (9/1)

ESF alum Andrianna Natsoulas is the new executive director of the NY Organic Farming Association. 8/31/16Read More

TWC Going Green: Tiny Tick Can Cause Big Problems (8/30)

ESF researcher Nick Piedmonte is collecting and testing ticks to learn more about the diseases they carry. 8/22/16Read More

North Country Public Radio: George Bumann: western artist, ecologist returns to the Adirondacks (8/30)

NCPR featured George Bumann, ESF Newcomb's 2016 Artist-in-Residence. 8/11/16Read More

Lake Placid News: ON THE SCENE: Diversity faces challenges, opportunities in Adirondacks (8/30)

Lake Placid News reports on the recent Diversity in the Adirondacks symposium that was held at ESF Newcomb. 8/25/16Read More

Epoch Times: Are Solar Panels Ugly or Beautiful? (8/29)

Emanuel Carter is quoted in the Epoch Times on the question of whether solar panels are beautiful or ugly. 8/20/16Read More

Extinction Countdown: Snails Are Going Extinct: Here's Why That Matters (8/25)

Rebecca Rundell and her work with the endangered Chittenango ovate amber snail was featured in Scientific American's Extinction Countdown blog. 8/10/16Read More

Watertown Daily Times: Family fun slated at farm (8/19)

ESF student Rand Michaels is hosting tours of the organic farm where he's interning this summer. 8/18/16Read More

PLOS Ecology: Function over Form: Predicting Disturbance Responses with Functional Traits at ESA 2016 (8/19)

ESF's Wendy Leuenberger is mentioned in a PLOS Ecology article on what scientists are learning from continued study of the Deepwater Horizon spill. 8/16/16Read More

Iowa Public Radio: From Canvas Tents to Class A Motorhomes (8/19)

ESF's Martin Hogue was interviewed on Iowa Public Radio on the many ways Americans enjoy camping. 8/16/16Read More

Utica Observer-Dispatch: Report suggests numerous new southern Adirondack trails (8/19)

Utica Observer-Dispatch covers the DEC's release of a planning report for the southern Adirondack Park. The report was authored by the ESF-led Great South Woods initiative. 8/16/16Read More

NewsMiner: Wandering moose inspires 400-mile cross-border trail (8/17)

Algonquin to Adirondack Trail planned to join Canadian and US wildlife areas, start at ESF Newcomb. 8/13/16Read More

Syracuse.com: DEC proposes new trails for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing in Upstate NY (8/17)

A new report from the DEC proposes a number of new trails in the Adirondacks. ESF led the 18-month process. 8/14/16Read More

San Diego Union-Tribune: Wandering moose inspires 400-mile cross-border trail (8/17)

A moose from ESF Newcomb forged the idea for an ambitious US/Canada wilderness corridor. 8/13/16Read More

Washington Times: Wandering moose inspires 400-mile cross-border trail (8/17)

ESF Newcomb may become starting point of ambitious US/Canada cross-border wildlife corridor. 8/13/16Read More

Washington Times: Report suggests numerous new southern Adirondack trails (8/15)

A new report from the DEC proposes a number of new trails in the Adirondacks. ESF led the 18-month process. 8/14/16Read More

ScienceNode: Don't scoff at Pokemon Go (8/15)

Dr. Beth Folta features in an article on how video games like Pokemon GO can be used for education and outreach. 8/4/16Read More

TWC Going Green: The Flourishing Orchids of the Adirondacks (8/15)

This week's TWC Going Green is about Grete Bader's research on the orchids growing at a former iron mine in the Adirondacks. 8/15/16Read More

Glens Falls Post-Star: Forestry student chose Marines to stay active, travel (8/12)

ESF alum Donald Wharton shared stories from his service in the Marines in the Post Star. 8/8/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Syracuse flood map: Why the feds added 876 properties to a flood zone (8/12)

Dr. Richard Smardon features in a Syracuse.com story on the re-zoning of Syracuse flood maps. 8/8/16Read More

Watertown Daily Times: “Managing Fisheries in a Changing Environment” topic of library talk Times staff report (8/12)

TIBS Director Dr. John Farrell gave a talk at Depauville Free Library on "Managing Fisheries in a Changing Environment: Long-Term Aquatic Research on the St. Lawrence River" 8/6/16Read More

Eagle News: Biologist honored (8/12)

ESF alum Professor Pamela Wildridge was honored by the Friends of Camillus Park. 8/9/16Read More

Syracuse.com: At Benson Mines, they sleep beneath a field of flowers (Your letters) (8/5)

A reader's letter in response to the story of ESF grad student Grete Bader reminisces about the community that once lived at the site that is now a wetland filled with rare orchids. 8/4/16Read More

New York Upstate: Warm and dry fall forecast for Upstate NY: What does it mean for fall colors? (8/5)

Dr. Don Leopold is quoted in a NewYorkUpstate article on the outlook for fall weather and foliage. 8/3/16Read More

Ink World Magazine: SUNY ESF Anounces Fall Radiation Curing Courses (8/4)

Ink World reports on ESF's Fall 2016 Radiation Curing program offerings. 8/2/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Tim Shaughnessy on leadership: Ask questions, be direct and decisive, get your hands dirty (8/4)

ESF gets a mention in an article featuring educational/industry partner Rapid Cure Technologies. 8/2/16Read More

Shelter Island Reporter: DEC seeks citizen scientists (8/4)

The New York State DEC is calling for citizen scientists to help track wild turkey populations. ESF gets a mention. 8/2/16Read More

Boothbay Register: Early settlers and old roads of Midcoast Maine (8/4)

Historian and ESF alum Kerry Hardy will give a talk on the settler history of midcoast Maine on August 8. 8/2/16Read More

Australian Water Association: Climate change altering distribution of precipitation (8/4)

The Austrailian Water Association reported on a recent study led by ESF graduate student Tamir Puntsag which found that climate change is redistributing global water resources through shifts in precipitation patterns. 8/16Read More

New York Upstate: Millions of orchids grow on former iron mine site in Adirondacks (8/3)

NYUpstate reported on the ESF grad student who is studying a wetland filled with millions of orchids that used to be an iron mine waste site. 7/25/16Read More

Adirondack Daily Enterprise: Adirondack diversity council to host symposium (8/3)

Adirondack Daily Enterprise reported on the upcoming Adirondacks Diversity Symposium, whose purpose is to ensure the future of the Adirondack Park, its communities and economies by fostering inclusion. 8/1/16

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Plattsburgh Press Republican: Diversity, economics, social justice to intersect at symposium (8/3)

Plattsburgh Press Republican reported on the upcoming Adirondacks Diversity Symposium, whose purpose is to ensure the future of the Adirondack Park, its communities and economies by fostering inclusion. 8/1/16Read More

New York State Urban Forestry Council: More ReLeaf Reflections (8/2)

ESF graduate student Kate Littlefield authored a retrospective article on the NYS Urban Forestry Council's annual ReLeaf conference. 7/29/16Read More

Adirondack Foundation: Adirondack Diversity Advisory Council announces 2016 symposium (8/2)

The Adirondack Diversity Advisory Council has announced its 2016 symposium, to be held at ESF Newcomb Aug 13. 7/16Read More

Auburn Citizen: Beach closed after harmful algal bloom discovered on Owasco Lake (8/2)

ESF is mentioned in an Auburn Citizen article announcing the closing of a beach on Owasco Lake due to an algae bloom. 7/30/16Read More

SUNY Blog: The Path to His Success Went From Africa to SUNY – And It’s Not Done (8/2)

The SUNY blog features chemist and ESF alum Dr. Thomas Zengeya. 7/16Read More

SU News: Innovative Students, Professionals Sought for Hackathon Aug. 1 to Envision Products for Environmental Control (7/29)

SU News announces the upcoming TEChack 'hackathon' challenge, which fosters technology innovation. ESF is one of the event's partners. 7/28/16Read More

NJ Institute of Technology: From Cells to Science and Society (7/29)

The NJ Institute of Technology features researcher Kevin Belfield, who was a past postdoc at ESF. 7/16Read More

Daily Messenger: Professor to go in depth on lake foam at Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association gathering (7/29)

ESF professor Dr. John Hassett will keynote this year's meeting of the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association, where he'll talk about the formation of lake foam on some of the Finger Lakes. 7/25/16Read More

Epoch Times: Is Cutting Down Forest to Build Large Solar Farms Worth It? (7/29)

Emanuel Carter is quoted in an Epoch Times article on the cost-benefit analysis of cutting down forest to build solar farms. 7/27/16Read More

Morning Ag Clips: National Forestry Challenge Grants (7/27)

The 2016 USDA Forest Service's National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge grants include over $285,000 to ESF to expand on iTree web-based apps that help forest managers analyze condition and benefits from urban forests. 7/24/16

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National Geographic: How the DNA Revolution Is Changing Us (7/27)

ESF's American Chestnut Project in is in the August print edition of National Geographic on the power, promise and peril of genetic engineering. 7/16Read More

Adirondack Almanack: George Bumann, Artist in Residence at Newcomb Visitor Center (7/26)

The Adirondack Almanack reports on ESF Newcomb Artist-in-Residence George Bumann. 7/20/16Read More

TWC Going Green: Once Dubbed Most Polluted Lake in USA, Onondaga Lake Seeing Big Improvements (7/26)

This week's TWC Going Green is about ESF research on the Onondaga Lake Fishery. 7/25/16Read More

Washington Post: Millions of orchids grow on former mine site in upstate NY (7/26)

The Washington Post/AP reports on an ESF grad student's work with an orchid-strewn wetland that used to be a mine waste site. 7/23/16

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ScienceBlog: Researchers say trees could help strengthen auto parts (7/22)

Clemson University provost and ESF alum Robert Jones is included in an article on new research that found waste wood can be used to increase the resiliency of auto parts 7/20/16

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TWC Going Green: The Interesting and Rare American Hart's-Tongue Fern (7/22)

ESF is working to conserve the rare American hart's-tongue fern. 7/18/16Read More

EurekAlert: Scientists watch water fleas take over new territory (7/22)

Dr. Kim Schulz and Dr. James Gibbs were among the collaborators on a biodiversity study of how water fleas colonize new territory. 7/19/16Read More

The Sandpaper: Good Year for Threatened and Endangered Bird Nesting Sites in Holgate (7/19)

Dr. Jonathan Cohen and Michelle Stantial are included in an article on the great breeding season that endangered wild birds are having at Holgate Wilderness Area. 7/14/16Read More

Daily Star: On the Bright Side: Cherry Valley man takes top-four timbersports title (7/19)

ESF alum Nathan Waterfield ties for 3rd place in 2016 Stihl Timbersports US Championship. 7/19/16Read More

WSYR: Blue green algae found in Lake Como (7/19)

Dr. Greg Boyer features in an article on the detection of toxic algae in Lake Como. 7/18/16Read More

ABC News 25: Report shows extreme toxicity at 4 bodies of water in Martin County (7/19)

ESF testing finds high levels of toxicity for parts of Florida's severe algae bloom. 7/15/16Read More

TCPalm: St. Lucie River algae was extremely toxic over July 4 weekend in Martin County (7/19)

ESF is performing testing on samples from the Florida algae bloom. 7/15/16Read More

Auburn Citizen: Lanning: Park ownership awaits governor's signature, environmental efforts under way (7/19)

Auburn's preparations to take over ownership of Austin public park from the state include consultations with ESF faculty. 7/13/16Read More

WSYR: Hot, dry summer causing stress for trees (7/19)

Don Leopold was on WSYR to talk about how this year's dry summer is putting stress on trees. 7/14/16Read More

Evolution News: Axe and Undeniable -- What the Scientists Are Saying (7/19)

Dr. Scott Turner authored a review of a controversial new book on biology and evolution. 7/13/16Read More

WSYR: Wild parsnip can cause skin burns - Plant common in Central New York (7/15)

ESF graduate student Catherine Landis warns about the dangers of wild parsnip. 7/12/16Read More

New York Upstate: Why are drought conditions in Upstate NY causing bears to wander? (7/13)

Dr. Brian Underwood explains why drought makes black bears wander. 7/11/16Read More

News 10 NBC New York State Exposed: Dead "Living Snow Fence" along the Thruway (7/13)

Dr. Tim Volk was interviewed on what it takes to install a successful living snow fence. 7/11/16Read More

Oswego County Today: Bodley Students to Teach About Environment (7/12)

ESF's Global Environment course for high school students inspired a class to create lesson plans on recycling and sustainability for area elementary schools. 7/11/16Read More

WRVO: New York investing in the next generation of farmers (7/12)

ESF alum Michael Wood is among the people participating in New York's initiative to encourage young farmers. 7/12/16Read More

Peninsula Daily News: Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is Friday's focus in Forks Evening Talk series (7/8)

The Peninsula Daily News reports on an upcoming talk by George Galasso, Deputy Superintendent for the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary and ESF alum. 7/5/16Read More

New York Upstate: Hot, dry weather in Upstate NY keeping biting bugs at bay (7/8)

Dr. Kim Adams is interviewed on how the dry weather is affecting the populations of biting bugs. 7/6/16Read More

Ultimate Classic Rock: Insect Named After Pink Floyd Album Makes List of Top 10 New Species Read More: Insect Named After Pink Floyd Album Makes List (7/7)

Rock journalism reports on the 2016 Top 10 Species, including the damselfly named after a Pink Floyd album. 7/4/16Read More

Times Telegram: Faculty promotions and tenure awarded (7/7)

ESF alum George Smith is recognized in the Time Telegram for his promotion to full professor of chemistry at Herkimer County Community College. 7/1/16Read More

Wildlife Society: JWM Study: Getting the sun to shine down on rattlesnakes (7/7)

The Wildlife Society highlighted ESF alum Brent Johnson and his work on rattlesnakes. 6/29/16Read More

WAER: CNY Drought Could Hurt Farmers if There's No Relief Soon (7/6)

Dr. Rene Germain and Kim Adams were on WAER to talk about central NY's dry spell and its effects. 7/5/16Read More

NYPA Blog: Summer Intern Series: Daniel O’Leary & Samantha Baughman (7/6)

ESF student Daniel O'Leary authored a post for NYPA's blog about his summer intern experience with the agency. 7/5/16Read More

Olean Times Herald: Two trees with connections to Flight 93 planted at Nannen Arboretum (7/6)

ESF's American Chestnut Project is mentioned in an article covering the planting of two chestnut seedlings at Nannen Arboretum. 7/3/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Central NY's dry spell likely to get worse this week (7/1)

ESF's weather station is helping track CNY's current dry spell. 6/27/16Read More

Empire State Farming: Forestry is Big Business in New York State (7/1)

Empire Farm & Dairy Magazine quoted David Newman and Tim Volk in a story about forestry as a business in New York state. 6/24/16Read More

New York Upstate: DEC cautions anglers: It's illegal to target spawning lake sturgeon (7/1)

The press release includes a photo of ESF grad student Kyle Hogdson and a 6 foot long sturgeon he captured for tagging. 6/30/16Read More

Auburn Citizen: Water warden: Moravia student spending summer safeguarding Adirondack lakes (7/1)

The Auburn Citizen reports on ESF student and DEC intern Nate Morey, who is spending his summer protecting Adirondacks waterways from invasive species. 6/28/16Read More

CNY Business Journal: Great Lakes Research Consortium awards nearly $45K in grants (7/1)

The CNY Business Journal reports on the aquatic research grants awarded by ESF-based Great Lakes Research Consortium. 6/27/16Read More

TWC Going Green: Launching Research Buoys on Sodus Bay (7/1)

This week's TWC Going Green follows ESF researchers out onto Sodus Bay to see how they monitor for toxic algae. 6/27/16Read More

Adirondack Almanack: Backcountry Safety: Wilderness First Aid Training (6/27)

Adirondacks field biologist and ESF alum Dan Crane talks about wilderness first aid in Adirondack Almanack. 6/22/16Read More

North Country Public Radio: Adirondack Park Agency: new leadership, new challenges (6/27)

Changes at the Adirondack Park Agency include the addition of ESF professor emeritus Chad Dawson as one of three new commissioners. 6/24/16Read More

CNYCentral: Grants fund studies of fish ailment, algal blooms, food web (6/27)

Grants from ESF-based Great Lakes Research Consortium were awarded for four research studies. 6/26/16Read More

RF SUNY blog: ESF lists Top 10 New Species for 2016 (6/27)

SUNY Research Foundation reports on the 2016 Top 10 Species. 6/16Read More

Chat Happens: Bicknell’s Thrush at Cannon Mountain, NH (6/27)

ESF alum and avid birder Chad Witko writes about his quest for the Bicknell's Thrush. 6/23/16Read More

Hello, I’m Johnny Cash the tarantula: On the origin of celebrity-named species (6/24)

President Wheeler is quoted in the article. 6/23/16Read More

SU News: SU-ESF Faculty Win EPA Grant to Advance Appreciation for Onondaga Lake (6/23)

The project will draw on both scientific and Native American knowledge and traditions to advance students' understanding of the local ecosystem and its role in regional history and culture. 6/21/16Read More

Bookwitty: The light at the end of the tunnel (6/23)

ESF student Shewa Shwani authors an article calling for compassion and support for refugees. 6/16Read More

Andropogon: Familiar Place, Unfamiliar Ecology (6/21)

ESF and Andropogon recently held a bioblitz on upstate NY alvars to identify plants for a new ESF green roof. 6/20/16Read More

Oswego County Today: Great Lakes Research Consortium Grants Investigating vitamin B deficiency in fish, harmful Algal Blooms, DNA testing of aquatic f (6/17)

Oswego County Today reports on grants awarded by the ESF-based Great Lakes Research Conortium for aquatic research.6/14/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Play free lawn games, putt-putt golf and giant checkers in downtown Syracuse today (6/17)

Dr. George Curry collaborated on an interactive art installation at Syracuse's Perseverance Park last weekend, as part of a project to define how the space should be developed. 6/10/16Read More

Albany Times Union: Climate change leaders meet (6/17)

The Albany Times-Union covers a SUNY Student Assembly summit on fighting climate change, which included ESF student representatives. 6/15/16Read More

Albany Times Union: Book 'Adirondack Archangels' tells story of beloved area (6/17)

ESF professor Dr. Edwin Ketchledge is discussed in this review of 'Adirondack Archangels,' a new book telling the history of the Adirondack Park and its allies. 6/16/16Read More

Get Real Science: Getting excited about science! (6/17)

Area high school students collaborated with ESF and Earth Works on research projects focusing on regional issues. 6/10/16Read More

Seneca Daily: Maple Producers And Climate Change (6/17)

The Seneca Daily reports on a new study of the impact of climate change on maple products, co-led by ESF's Dr. Diane Kuehn. 6/14/16Read More

New York Upstate: Research grants given to study Vitamin B1 deficiency in fish, NY algae blooms (6/16)

The ESF-based Great Lakes Research Consortium has awarded over $40,000 in grants for aquatic research. 6/13/16Read More

Morning Ag Clips: 8 receive Paul & Maria Morra Scholarships (6/16)

ESF student Frances DiDonato is one of eight students receiving a Paul and Maria Morra Scholarship Trust Award to pursue a career in horticulture, agriculture, forestry, or natural resources. 6/13/16Read More

VirginiaTech News: Ear-stones provide clues to researchers studying migratory habits of Amazonian fish species (6/16)

ESF alum and VirginiaTech professor Leandro Castello was one of the authors of a study using otoliths to uncover the mysterious lives of Amazonian fishes. 6/8/16Read More

NYUpstate.com: What you need to know about black flies this season in the Adirondacks (6/16)

ESF's Dr. Stacy McNulty is quoted on the light black fly season in the Adirondacks this spring. 6/13/16Read More

TWC Going Green: Bioblitz at Skaneateles Conservation Area (6/15)

This week's Going Green follows ESF students conducting a bioblitz in the Skaneateles Conservation Area as part of developing a habitat management plan. 6/13/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Island living and working at Thousand Islands Biological Station in Clayton (6/10)

ESF's Thousand Islands Biological Station is featured in a Syracuse.com article. 6/8/16Read More

VT Digger: Study looks at Adaptability of Maple Products to Climate Change (6/10)

ESF's Dr. Diane Kuehn was one of the lead investigators on a study of how maple products adapt to climate change. 6/8/16Read More

LiveScience: Sea Science: 7 Bizarre Facts About the Ocean (6/10)

The Top 10 Species gets a mention in a LiveScience article on the weirdness of the ocean. 6/8/16

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Andropogon: Small but Tough - A Visit to the Serpentine Barrens (6/10)

As an intern for Andropogon, ESF grad student Toby Liss is working to model native ecologies for green roofs like Gateway. 6/7/16

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Connections: Monthly Science Roundtable - The Science Of Drought (6/10)

FNRM associate professor John Stella was interviewed on Connections on the science of drought. 6/6/16Read More

Style Grand: ASLA honor and merit certificates presented (6/10)

Four undergrad and two graduate LA students received honors from ASLA at the Sigma Lambda Alpha induction ceremony this year. 6/7/16Read More

Buffalo Business First: Here's what national rating services say about Upstate New York's colleges (6/10)

ESF gets a mention in a Buffalo Business First taking a look at the rankings of the region's colleges. 6/2/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Company news: John Adams joined Onondaga County Soil & Water Conservation District (6/10)

ESF Ranger School alum John Adams joins the Onondaga County Soil & Water Conservation District as district conservation technician. 6/8/16Read More

Daily Messenger: Bracing for algae on Canandaigua Lake (6/10)

Dr. Greg Boyer is quoted in a Daily Messenger article about preparing for algae blooms on Canandaigua Lake. 6/5/16Read More

WRVO: Working on making willow the energy crop of the future (6/10)

WRVO interviewed Dr. Tim Volk and graduate student Justin Heavey of the ESF Willow Project. 6/6/16Read More

Entomology Today: Can Genetically Modified Trees Save American Forests? (6/9)

Biotechnology programs like ESF's American Chestnut Project are discussed as a possible tactic for protecting US forests from invasive diseases. 6/2/16Read More

Genetic Literacy Project: Biotechnology could save trees decimated by invasive insects, disease (6/9)

Andy Newhouse from ESF's American Chestnut Project is mentioned in the Genetic Literacy Project. 6/3/16Read More

The Conversation: Solved mystery of the deep-sea mushroom just raises new question (6/9)

New information is in on one of the organisms from the 2015 Top 10 Species list. The mysterious Dendrogramma "sea mushrooms" are now a little less mysterious--in some ways. 6/7/16Read More

The Conversation: What dragonflies say about our ignorance of the natural world (6/9)

Much of the world's best species discovery work is now being done by amateurs and academics off the clock. One of the discoverers of the sparklewing damselfly, one of this year's Top 10 New Species, suggests that if we want to discover and protect the world's biodiversity, maybe we need to do it ourselves. 6/1/16Read More

Oswego County Today: Global Environment class has its day at ESF (6/9)

Bodley High School's school newsletter reported on their participation in the Environmental Summit with ESF and other area schools. 6/6/16Read More

TWC News: Navy Week Demonstrates Why a Strong Navy is Necessary (6/8)

The Navy is out and about for Navy Week, visiting colleges and schools including ESF to help the community understand the wide scope of their duties and activities. 6/7/16Read More

Phys.org: Secret lives of Amazonian fishes revealed by chemicals stored in their ear-stones (6/8)

PhD student Ted Hermann has employed Dr. Karin Limburg's technique of studying otoliths to pull back the curtain on important but mysterious fish species in the Amazon basin. 6/6/16Read More

TWC News: ESF Harvests Shrub Willow for Biomass Fuel (6/2)

Time Warner News reported on the harvesting of shrub willow for biomass. Dr. Tim Volk was interviewed. 5/26/16Read More

Braddock Bay Bird Observatory: SUNY ESF visitors enjoy four new species (6/1)

ESF students visited Braddock Bay Bird Observatory for a volunteer bird banding event. 5/24/16Read More

Cassandra's Legacy: The real EROI of photovoltaic systems: professor Hall weighs in. (6/1)

Dr. Charlie Hall authored a guest article on the debate about the real value of solar power. 5/26/16Read More

SUNY Blog: Crawling, Flying, Human-Like? These Are The Top 10 New Species for 2016 (5/27)

The Top 10 New Species of 2016 were featured on SUNY's Big Ideas blog. 5/25/16 — Read More

Mental Floss: Ruby-Red Seadragons and Other New Species Make Top 10 List (5/27)

Mental Floss shares the 2016 Top Ten New Species. 5/26/16Read More

SeaGrant: NOAA Sea Grant Documentary Short on Coastal Storm Awareness educates Emergency Managers, empowers Coastal Communities (5/27)

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. 5/16Read More

WRVO: Top 10 New Species list all about conservation (5/27)

WRVO interviews President Wheeler on the Top 10 Species and the need for species conservation. 5/25/16Read More

WAER: Top 10 New Species Highlight Scientific Knowledge and Threats of Extinction (5/27)

WAER covers the 2016 Top 10 Species and their significance. 5/23/16Read More

CBC: Giant tortoise, huge carnivorous plant among Top 10 new species of 2016 (5/27)

The Top 10 Species of 2016 are in CBC news. 5/25/16Read More

Poughkeepsie Journal: What’s new on the business scene for May 21 (5/26)

ESF alum Matt Decker becomes Orange County Land Trust director of conservation and stewardship. 5/20/16Read More

Biomass Magazine: Foraging for Efficiency (5/26)

ESF and New Holland are collaborating to create more efficient, cost-effective ways of harvesting biomass crops. 5/21/16Read More

Oswego County Today: Dogs and Harmful Algal Blooms: NY Sea Grant Shares Risk Reminder for Pet Owners (5/26)

With algae bloom season approaching, NY SeaGrant, ESF and partner institutions are warning the public about the dangers of toxic algae to pets. 5/23/16Read More

News Channel 9: ESF Professor: Brush fire good for environment (5/26)

Professor Tom Horton was on News Channel 9 to talk about the ecology of forest fires. Watch the video! 5/24/16Read More

LiveScience: Ugliest to Most Rock 'n' Roll: Top Newfound Species Named (5/26)

This year's Top 10 Species are in LiveScience. 5/23/16Read More

New Haven Register: East Coast’s saltmarsh sparrow disappearing, scientists say (5/26)

With the native saltmarsh sparrow in rapid decline, ressearchers including ESF are collaborating on a study of the species. 5/21/16Read More

News Channel 9: Auburn company selling new style wind turbines globally (5/26)

An ESF graduate is part of this new company manufacturing wind turbines. 5/23/16Read More

Brattleboro Reformer: East Coast's saltmarsh sparrow disappearing, scientists say (5/25)

Native to the US east coast, the saltmarsh sparrow's population is in rapid decline. ESF is included in the story. 5/21/16Read More

WRVO: Top 10 New Species list all about conservation (5/25)

WRVO covers the 2016 Top 10 New Species. 5/25/16Read More

Madison County Courier: Great Swamp to hold native plant fair June 4 and 5 (5/24)

Dr. Don Leopold will give a talk on native plants at the event. 5/16Read More

ABC News: East Coast's Saltmarsh Sparrow Disappearing, Scientists Say (5/24)

ESF is one of the partners in a collaborative study of the rapidly declining saltmarsh sparrow. 5/21/16Read More

Mashable: The top 10 species of 2016 (5/24)

The Top 10 New Species of 2016 are in Mashable. 5/23/16Read More

Discovery News: Tortoise, New Human Among Top New Species for 2016 (5/24)

This year's Top 10 New Species includes a new human ancestor. 5/23/16Read More

CNN: Ugly anglerfish, intriguing ape: The top 10 new species of 2016 (5/24)

The Top 10 Species of 2016 includes a new species of giant tortoise discovered by a team including James Gibbs. 5/23/16Read More

WSKG: Researchers Study Wasps As Predators Of Emerald Ash Borer (5/19)

An ESF grad student is studying the introduction of natural predators to combat emerald ash borer. 5/16/16Read More

Auburn Citizen: City engineer appointed as new director of municipal utilities for Auburn (5/19)

ESF alum Seth Jensen has been appointed director of municipal utilities for the City of Auburn. 5/19/16Read More

St. Lawrence River: The Changing Environment by John Farrell, SUNY ESF Prof (5/19)

Dr. John Farrell, Director of TIBS, will give a talk on St. Lawrence River research on June 25. 5/16Read More

WRVO: SUNY ESF studying wasps as predators of emerald ash borer (5/19)

ESF grad student Mike Jones is working to combat emerald ash borer by introducing one of its natural predators. 5/13/16Read More

Biomass Magazine: USDA, DOE invest $10 million in biofuel, feedstock research (5/13)

The ESF Willow Project is one of the recipients of $10 million in joint funding from USDA and DOE. 5/09/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Why are the smallmouth bass in Lake Erie so darn big? (5/13)

ESF research is included in an article on the remarkable size of Lake Erie smallmouth bass. 5/12/16Read More

National Geographic: Millions of Orchids Are Blooming in an Abandoned Iron Mine (5/13)

ESF grad student Grete Bader's work is in National Geographic, featuring a wetland covered with rare native orchids that has restored itself on the waste site of an old iron mine. 5/12/16Read More

USDA Blog: Will Chestnuts Roast on an Open Fire Again Someday? (5/12)

The USDA featured the ESF American Chestnut Project for its Science Tuesday series. 5/10/16Read More

USDA NIFA: Will Chestnuts Roast on an Open Fire Again Someday? (5/12)

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture website featured the ESF American Chestnut project, which it helps to fund. 5/10/16Read More

Eagle News: Elevating Erie winners revealed; Officials hope to use momentum to bring innovative projects to the area (5/12)

Dr. Melissa Fierke was one of the judges for the Elevating Erie competition for ways to improve the Erie Canal corridor in the Syracuse area. 5/10/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Syracuse University student donations turn into tons of love (5/12)

ESF is participating in the 10 Tons of Love drive, which collects clothing and household items for Syracuse area families in need. 5/10/16Read More

Hudson Register-Star: Carl named SUNY Scholar-Athlete (5/12)

The Register-Star reports on ESF student Heather Carl, who was recognized as a 2016 SUNY Scholar-Athlete. 5/11/16Read More

Syracuse.com: CNY college graduations kick off this weekend (5/12)

Syracuse.com shares information about Syracuse area college and university graduation ceremonies for 2016. 5/10/16

Syracuse.c om also shares information about Syracuse area graduation ceremonies.

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SU News: Commencement 2016: Here’s What You Need to Know (5/12)

SUNews provides information on SU/ESF Commencement 2016. 5/10/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Grab the tissues: Allergy season in Central NY kicks into high gear (5/12)

Dr. Don Leopold on what to expect from the 2016 CNY allergy season. 5/10/16Read More

National Academy of Sciences: Genetically Engineered Trees (5/10)

NAS shares the video of a March presentation on genetically engineered trees. Dr. Powell was one of the speakers. 5/16Read More

Cornell Chronicle: Latest climate change information housed on new website (5/10)

Dr. Colin Beier collaborated with NYSERDA and other partners to develop a new online clearinghouse for climate change information. 5/6/16Read More

Staten Island Live: Is the American chestnut found on Staten Island? (5/10)

ESF's American Chestnut Project is mentioned in an article on the history of American chestnut in Staten Island. 5/4/16Read More

Ridgefield Press: Ridgefield: Woodcock Nature Center welcomes new executive director (5/10)

ESF alum Dr. Michael Rubbo is the new executive director of Woodcock Nature Center. 5/8/16Read More

LI Exchange: NYSERDA launches one-stop climate change science clearinghouse website with tools to help communities prepare for extreme weather (5/10)

ESF is one of the partners in the initiative. 5/16Read More

WNYC: A Little Brown Bird, Struggling to Hang On (5/6)

ESF PhD student Alison Kocek was interviewed on WNYC about saltmarsh sparrows, which is her study species. 4/16Read More

EcoWatch: Eco Watch: Robin Wall Kimmerer in Sun Magazine on “Two Ways of Knowing” (5/6)

Jeff VaanderMeer wrote a reaction piece to the Sun's interview with Dr. Robin Kimmerer on combining scientific and native ways of understanding the world. 5/4/16Read More

SEA Semester Blog: TGIF, Safety Drills and Apple Pie! (5/6)

ESF student Katelyn Barhite shares a blog entry about her experiences during a SEA Semester research cruise in the Caribbean. 4/29/16Read More

Project Baseline: St. Lawrence River USA Highlights (5/6)

Project Baseline's network of divers and explorers assist ESF's Thousand Islands Biological Station by monitoring and gathering data on the continuing changes in the St. Lawrence River. (Video) 5/5/16Read More

National Young Farmers Coalition: 13 countries, 145 farmers: a profile of Joneve Murphy (5/6)

ESF alumna and sustainable farmer Joneve Murphy is featured in an article from the National Young Farmers Coalition. 5/4/16Read More

The Sun Magazine: Two Ways Of Knowing: Robin Wall Kimmerer On Scientific And Native American Views Of The Natural World (5/6)

Robin Kimmerer is in the April issue of The Sun for an interview on her unique views on science and the natural world. 4/16Read More

Victor Post: Friends of Ganondagan to host Robin Wall Kimmerer discussion (5/5)

Robin Kimmerer will give an author talk in Victor on May 15. 5/4/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Thanks for ... cleanup volunteers (5/4)

Syracuse.com posts a round of thanks to volunteers from ESF and other groups who participated in a Syracuse cleanup event. 4/30/16Read More

Daily Orange: Two SUNY-ESF students recognized with highest SUNY student award for well-roundedness (5/4)

The Daily Orange reports on two ESF students who were honored with the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence. 5/1/16Read More

TWC Going Green: Food Recovery Network Recycles Uneaten Food That Otherwise Would End Up as Trash (5/2)

The ESF/SU chapter of the Food Recovery Network is pursuing both sustainability and community service. 5/2/16Read More

Auburn Citizen: Owasco Flats restoration project nearly ready for construction (4/29)

ESF students performed a wildlife survey on the 2800 acre wetland as part of the restoration process. 4/27/16Read More

Daily Messenger: 'Braiding Sweetgrass' author Robin Wall Kimmerer at Seneca Art & Culture Center (4/29)

Dr. Robin Kimmerer will kick off an author lecture series at the Seneca Art & Culture Center in May. 4/28/16Read More

Syracuse.com: After 37 years, Syracuse weatherman Dave Eichorn gives his last on-air forecast (4/29)

After this week, Dave Eichorn will leave tv forecasting and work on completing his doctorate at ESF. 4/28/16Read More

CNYCentral: How PCBs made their way into the yards of 19 Salina homes (4/29)

ESF professor John Hassett is quoted in a CNYCentral story on PCBs found to be contaminating area back yards. 4/28/16Read More

Wilton Bulletin: New director plans to expand, enhance Woodcock Nature Center (4/29)

ESF alum Dr. Michael Rubbo has been appointed executive director of the Woodcock Nature Center in Connecticut. 4/25/16Read More

Australian Mining: Native flowers discovered on former mining site (4/29)

ESF grad student Grete Bader is studying the biodiverse wetland that has formed at the site of an abandoned iron mine. 4/28/16Read More

Regional News Network: Alfred: Men's Woodsmen Team Wins Title (4/28)

Both men's and women's teams for the ESF Woodsmen placed in the top five at the 2016 Northeast Conclave. 4/26/16Read More

ScienceDaily: Millions of native orchids flourish at former mining waste site (4/28)

ScienceDaily reports on ESF grad student Grete Bader and her study of an abandoned mine that has reclaimed itself into a bidiversity-rich wetland. 4/27/16Read More

SUNY Blog: Sustainability Sprouts Around New York State (4/28)

ESF featured in the SUNY blog's Earth Day article on SUNY sustainability. 4/16Read More

IFLScience: Why We Need A “Moon Shot" To Catalogue The Earth’s Biodiversity (4/25)

President Wheeler's says we need a major scientific push to study the earth's biodiversity before we lose it. 4/21/16Read More

Daily Orange: Earth Day panel members discuss path toward environmental justice (4/25)

The Daily Orange reported on Friday's Earth Day Moonlighting event. 4/24/16Read More

Guardian: US claims success in efforts to save endangered species (4/25)

President Wheeler is quoted in the Guardian on the US Endangered Species Act. 4/22/16Read More

Daily Orange: ESF professor plans park in town 30 minutes outside of Syracuse (4/25)

Jocelyn Gavitt and her Landscape Architecture class worked with the citizens of Cazenovia to design the town's newest park. 4/24/16Read More

Syracuse.com: On climate: We owe our children the right to livable future (4/22)

Dr. Robin Kimmerer authors an Earth Day piece on our responsibility to future generations to protect the world they'll live in. 4/22/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Earth Day events in Central NY: Litter cleanup, Barefoot College talk, energy tour (4/22)

ESF events are included in the Post-Standard roundup of Earth Day activities. 4/22/16Read More

Vox: 7 things we've learned about Earth since the last Earth Day (4/22)

Vox links to ESF resources and the Top 10 Species in their Earth Day roundup. 4/22/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Barefoot College founder to speak in Syracuse on Earth Day (4/22)

The internationally renowned founder of the Barefoot College will be one of the speakers at the Spring 2016 Moonlighting event. 4/20/16Read More

The Conversation: Why we need a ‘moon shot’ to catalogue the Earth’s biodiversity (4/21)

President Wheeler calls for prioritizing the study of Earth's biodiversity before we lose it. 4/31/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Water Is Central New York's greatest economic development asset (4/21)

Dr. Murphy and Holly Rosenthal authored a commentary on the region's abundant water resources as an attractive factor for industry. 4/18/16Read More

Auburn Citizen: Emerald ash borer found in seven Cayuga County sites (4/19)

ESF research is mentioned in an article on the spread of emerald ash borer in Cayuga County. 4/18/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF researchers look to restore American chestnut tree population (4/19)

Many commonly asked questions are answered in this article, including 'Why chestnuts?' and 'How do you prevent the pathogen from developing immunity?' 4/18/16Read More

Oswegonian: SUNYWide Film Festival: Showcases incredible, independent student films (4/18)

ESF graduate student Tiffany Deater took first place in the experimental category with her film "No Real Distance." 4/14/16Read More

Smithsonian: A Steady Diet of Seabird Chicks Makes Island Mice Huge (4/18)

ESF researcher Mark Lomolino is quoted in a Smithsonian Magazine article on mice that prey on baby seabirds. Warning: the article contains graphic images and discussion of animal injury and death. 4/18/16Read More

Eagle Online: Project CAFÉ helps raise nearly $18K for park (4/18)

Cazenovia's Project CAFE held a fundraiser to finance the development of a new park, designed with the help of ESF's Jocelyn Gavitt. 4/13/16Read More

Student Publishes on U.S.-China Clean Energy Collaboration (4/13)

Xiaoliang Yang, a Ph.D. candidate who is studying environmental and natural resources policy at ESF, is the author of a newly published working paper by the World Resources Institute of Washington, D.C. Titled "U.S.- China Clean Energy Collaboration: Lessons from the Advanced Coal Technology Consortium," the report summarizes results of a survey of project leaders and core researchers in the Clean Energy Research Center, a collaborative effort co-sponsored by the U. S. Department of Energy and China's Ministry of Science and Technology. — Read More

ESF Adjunct to Receive Leadership Award (4/13)

Dr. Rhea Jezer, an adjunct associate professor in the ESF Department of Environmental Studies, will be honored at the Interfaith Leadership Award ceremony, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, at the SRC Arena and Events Center, Onondaga Community College. Jezer will receive the award from Interfaith Works of Central New York for her environmental advocacy and education efforts. She is the founder, director and chair of the Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century, and is a consultant to eco-businesses, candidates, and environmental groups. — Read More

Glens Falls Post-Star: DEC releases Camp Santanoni plans (4/13)

ESF Newcomb Campus gets a mention in an article on the DEC's plan to preserve Camp Santanoni. 4/13/16Read More

New Yorker: Unnatural Selection: What will it take to save the world’s reefs and forests? (4/13)

The ESF American Chestnut Project features in a remarkable New Yorker article on 'assisted evolution'. 4/11/16Read More

Wildlife Society sneak preview part two: 2016 conference workshops (4/13)

The upcoming Wildlife Society annual conference will include a workshop on GIS data for ecology and conservation, presented by ESF's Guillaume Bastille-Rousseau. 4/12/16Read More

Woodsmen Compete at SUNY Cobleskill (4/13)

The ESF Woodsmen took 3rd place in last weekend's meet at SUNY Cobleskill. 4/12/16Read More

Auburn Citizen: ESF teaming up with Skaneateles Conservation Area to identify and eradicate invasive plants (4/12)

The ESF Senior Synthesis in Conservation Biology class is helping Skaneateles Conservation Area assess their invasive plants situation and develop a management plan. 4/12/16Read More

Daily Orange: ESF researchers win award for trying to improve the survival rates of bats (4/11)

ESF's Dr. Jacqueline Frair and Ben Prom are members of the multi-organization team working to combat White Nose Syndrome in bats. 4/11/16Read More

Eagle Online: FROM THE ASSEMBLY: State budget invests $1.4 billion more for schools to help our kids reach their potential (4/6)

ESF will receive $100,000 from the NYS education budget for specialized programs such as the American Chestnut Project. 4/5/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF Ducks Unlimited club work to save wetlands and waterfowl (4/6)

ESF students have established a campus chapter of Ducks Unlimited. 4/5/16Read More

News Channel 9: Katko talks with CNY students, administrators about student debt (4/6)

ESF students and administrators participated in a student debt relief roundtable with Congressman John Katko. 4/5/16Read More

Auburn Citizen: Public meeting to discuss long-term planning for Auburn parks at Hilton Garden Inn (4/6)

The city of Auburn and an ESF landscape architecture class have scheduled a public meeting for the next step in the city's parks master plan. 4/4/16Read More

27East: Notes On The Long Island Natural History Conference: Restoring The American Chestnut (4/5)

Dr. Powell recently gave a lecture at the The Long Island Natural History Conference on Restoring The American Chestnut. 3/22/16Read More

Longwood Graduate Program Blog: From Highlands to High Tides: Ecological Restoration in the Mid-Atlantic (4/5)

ESF grad student Rachelle McKnight's poster session on her work with Konik horses in Bulgaria was among those featured from the 11th Annual Conference of the Society for Ecological Restoration's (SER) Mid-Atlantic chapter. 3/22/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF vice provost for research talks about the history and restoration of Onondaga Lake (4/4)

The DO covers last week's Dale Travis Lecture by Dr. Neil Ringler. 4/3/16Read More

Academic Minute: Thomas Amidon, ESF – New Forest Economy (4/4)

Dr. Tom Amidon was a guest on the Academic Minute to talk about the New Forest Economy and how it can both revive rural US economies and lead to more sustainable industry. 4/4/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Scientists working on new weapon to fight emerald ash borer -- and save ash trees (4/4)

An ESF PhD student is carefully managing a release program for wasps that prey on emerald ash borer. 3/30/16Read More

Nature Times: Tracking the Elusive New England Cottontail (4/1)

Research by Dr. Jonathan Cohen's lab was featured in the NYS Parks Nature Times blog. 3/29/16Read More

Adirondack Almanack: Rock Solid: The Alden Family of Adirondack Stone Masons (3/31)

The Alden family did stone masonry work for many historic Adirondack buildings, including Huntington Lodge. 3/27/16Read More

Daily Orange: Researcher explains decline in bee population at SUNY-ESF lecture (3/30)

The Daily Orange covered a recent Adaptive Peaks guest talk on bees by a Cornell entomologist. 3/28/16Read More

R&D Magazine: Restoring the American Chestnut (3/30)

Grad student Alison Oakes was lead author on a new paper detailing the results of a study that shows activated charcoal helps root production in hard-to-grow hardwoods. 3/28/16Read More

Headlines & Global News: Genetic Engineering Could Revive American Chestnut Trees (3/30)

The latest research paper from ESF's American Chestnut Project shows that using activated charcoal in tree plantings increases the production of roots in saplings. 3/29/16Read More

Living on Earth: Science Links East Coast Snows to Arctic Warming (3/30)

Dr. Myron Mitchell was interviewed for Living on Earth about the methods his team used to show that the Arctic is now sending the Northeast more water than in recent history. 3/25/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Onondaga Lake cleanup focus of lecture at SUNY ESF by lake expert (3/30)

Dr. Neil Ringler's Dale Travis Lecture will cover 30 years of research and restoration on Onondaga Lake. 3/28/16Read More

Downtown Jackson News: SUNY-ESF Visits Jackson (3/28)

Led by Dr. Margaret Bryant, ESF Landscape Architecture students recently held a charette in Jackson, MS to analyze the city and its future for urban development. 3/16Read More

Finger Lakes Times: A call for forest funding (3/28)

ESF alumna Susan Keister writes in the Finger Lake Times in support of New York's Environmental Protection Fund and the support it offers for the state's forests. 3/23/16Read More

Bangor Daily News: What Moss Has to Teach Us About Gratitude (3/28)

A Bangor Daily News blogger reviewed Dr. Kimmerer's book, Gathering Moss. 3/19/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF study finds global climate change is affecting the water cycle (3/23)

The Daily Orange reported on the new ESF study showing that climate change is redistributing the world's water resources. 3/20/16Read More

Syracuse.com: 2016 college rankings: How did SU, other CNY schools rate? (3/23)

Syracuse.com reported on the 2016 US News College Rankings. ESF placed at #89 among national universities. 3/18/16Read More

News Channel 9: Families at higher risk of catching Lyme disease from adult tick (3/23)

ESF's Kim Adams talks about ticks in the springtime with News Channel 9. 3/18/16Read More

Popular Science: Why this piece of paper 'exploded' in a hydraulic press (3/18)

Dr. Tom Amidon was interviewed by Popular Science on the interesting results when a piece of paper is folded too many times. 3/17/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Climate change bringing polar vortex, more rain to Upstate NY: ESF study (3/18)

Syracuse.com looks at the regional implications for the new ESF study showing that precipitation and water resources are being redistributed by climate change. 3/17/16Read More

Syracuse.com: 'Dangerous' adult ticks emerge in Central NY with warm weather (3/17)

ESF researchers are interviewed on the return of spring...and ticks. 3/16/16Read More

ScienceDaily: Climate change redistributes global water resources (3/17)

The lead author on the new study was an ESF graduate student in ERE. 3/14/16Read More

Science Codex: Climate change redistributes global water resources (3/17)

A new study led by an ESF graduate student indicates that climate change is redistributing the world's water resources. 3/14/16Read More

Madison County Courier: Stone Quarry Hill Art Park Celebrates the Art of Maple Syrup Production (3/15)

ESF students will participate in Stone Quarry Hill Art Park's "Art of Maple Syrup Production" spring program. 3/6/16Read More

Phys.org: Climate change redistributes global water resources (3/15)

A new study by ESF grad student Tamir Puntsag shows that climate change is redistributing global water resources and precipitation. 3/14/16Read More

Daily Courier: Off the Shelf: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer (3/11)

Robin Kimmerer's book was recently highlighted in The Daily Courier. 3/3/16Read More

Cornell Chronicle: New Oneida Lake book sweeps across research panorama (3/11)

Dr. Donald Stewart is one of the editors on a new book that compiles years of multifaceted environmental research on Lake Oneida to present an in-depth understanding of the lake over the last six decades. 3/10/16Read More

Science Magazine: Proposal to define wood-burning as ‘carbon neutral’ fuels debate (3/9)

Dr. Tim Volk weighs in on the situational nature of whether a given source of wood fuel is carbon neutral or not. 3/4/16Read More

Auburn Citizen: On this day in history (3/9)

Among other local milestones, in 2011 an ESF student reintroduced wild ginger to the Skaneateles Conservation Area as part of a research project. 3/7/16Read More

Daily Orange: New York State Assembly introduces legislation to reduce student debt (3/9)

ESF and SU students traveled to Albany to weigh in on a NYS legislature proposal to reduce student debt. 3/2/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF professor works to find the age of cod in the Baltic Sea (3/7)

Dr. Karin Limburg's work on finding new ways to track age and migration patterns of fish is helping efforts to sustainably manage Baltic Sea cod. 3/6/16 — Read More

On Being: Robin Wall Kimmerer - The Intelligence in All Kinds of Life (3/7)

Dr. Kimmerer was interviewed for On Being about fusing objective and subjective schools of ecology. 2/25/16Read More

FishSens: New Methods Will Help Assess Growth, Age Of Baltic Sea Cod (2/24)

Dr. Karin Limburg's work is helping to monitor the age and growth of Baltic Sea cod. 2/19/16Read More

Buffalo Business First 2016 rankings of U.S. public colleges (2/24)

Buffalo Business First ranks ESF at 87 of 477 national public colleges. 2/23/16Read More

North Country Public Radio: Santanoni's historic farm, barn to be restored (2/24)

ESF Newcomb Campus is included in an article on the restoration of historic buildings at Newcomb's Camp Santanoni. 2/19/16Read More

TWC News Going Green: Addressing Hazardous Trees (2/24)

ESF alum Evan McFee of Bartlett Tree Experts shows us how to take down hazardous trees. 2/21/16Read More

Daily Orange: Syracuse University competes in annual recycling contest (2/24)

The ESF/SU Food Recovery Network is mentioned in an article on the upcoming annual RecycleMania contest. 2/22/16Read More

Moon Library Collects Books for 'Success by 6' (2/22)

Moon Library is once again a collection site for books for the United Way of Central New York’s annual Success by 6 book drive. The book drive collects new or gently used children’s books for children’s programs throughout Onondaga County. Collection boxes will be in the entryway of Moon Library until Friday, March 4.

NewsHouse: SUNY-ESF researchers contribute to Adirondack moose study (2/19)

ESF is collaborating with the NYS DEC on a multi-year population survey of New York moose. 2/14/16Read More

Daily Orange: How the Student Association is helping youth students make informed decisions (2/19)

ESF and SU students are visiting high school classrooms to talk with students about social issues. 2/18/16Read More

Daily Orange: This SUNY-ESF Ph.D. candidate has been appointed to a federal advisory panel (2/15)

PhD student Xiaoliang Yang has been appointed to a two-year term on the National Coal Council, the advisory panel to the United States Secretary of Energy. 2/14/16Read More

ESF Ph.D. Student Selected as Junior Fellow in Korea (2/15)

Kyungsun Lee,  a doctoral candidate in environmental and natural resources policy, has been selected as a 2016 Junior Fellow at the prestigious Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea. Commencing in March, the appointment will support the Korean portion of her comparative study on the role of governance in sustainability transitions at eco-industrial parks in Korea and Japan. In Japan, her field research has been supported by the Japan Foundation and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies — Kitakyushu Urban Center. Her supervisor is Professor David A. Sonnenfeld in ESF's Department of Environmental Studies. 

Eagle Observer: County Legislature working to deal with Emerald Ash Borer crisis (2/11)

Among Onondaga County measures against the emerald ash borer, ESF is working a program to introduce natural predators to the invasive beetle. 2/8/16Read More

HVIAC Players of the Week - February 9 (2/11)

ESF's Ryan Caldwell is HVIAC Men's Basketball Player of the week. 2/9/16Read More

SU News: Baptist Campus Ministry Team Finds Hope, Joy in Work with Earthquake Survivors (2/11)

ESF and SU alumni and students worked hand in hand in Nepal over winter break, helping with efforts to rebuild from last year's devastating earthquake. 2/8/16Read More

Eagle Observer: County Legislature working to deal with Emerald Ash Borer crisis (2/10)

Among other measures against the emerald ash borer, ESF is working a program to introduce natural predators to the invasive beetle. 2/8/16Read More

Huffington Post: The Worst Polluters Are In The Most Vulnerable Neighborhoods, Study Finds (2/10)

Dr. Mary Collins was lead researcher on a new study that shows the worst polluters tend to gravitate to poor and non-white communities. 2/3/16Read More

Atlanta Black Star: ‘Super Polluter’ Businesses Target Minority Neighborhoods the Most, Showing Pattern of ‘Structural Discrimination’ Throughout U. (2/10)

Environmental Studies professor Dr. Mary Collins led a new study that shows the worst polluters tend to gravitate to poor and non-white communities. 2/9/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF professor co-writes study finding evidence of environmental racism (2/10)

The Daily Orange reports on a new study led by Dr. Mary Collins that shows the worst polluters tend to gravitate to poor and non-white communities. 2/7/16Read More

LiveScience: How Galápagos Tortoises Mate (2/10)

Dr. James Gibbs is interviewed in a LiveScience article on the enduring mysteries of tortoise reproduction. 2/8/16Read More

Daily Orange: SUNY-ESF should apply to study industrial hemp for New York state (2/10)

A Daily Orange editorial encourages ESF to apply for NY state approval to study industrial hemp. 2/8/16Read More

Oneida Dispatch College Corner: Kuhn, Cousin help basketball teams net wins (2/10)

ESF's Tyler Kuhn helped carry the men's Mighty Oaks to victories over Pratt Institute and King's College. 2/8/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Syracuse-Onondaga merger: Read the full 80-page Consensus report (2/10)

Dr. Murphy was one of the authors of a preliminary report laying out recommendations for streamlining government in Onondaga County. 1/26/16Read More

The Conversation: How should America fund its highways in the 21st century? (2/8)

The Obama administration has proposed a crude oil tax to support the dwindling highway fund. Dr. Tristan Brown looks at the implications. 2/8/16Read More

Huffington Post Science: The Worst Polluters Are In The Most Vulnerable Neighborhoods, Study Finds (2/5)

Huffington Post Science covered Dr. Mary Collins' new study quantifying the disproportionate distribution of industrial polluters in poor, non-white communities. 2/3/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Zika virus not a threat in Central New York, experts say (2/5)

ESF's Larry Abrahamson is quoted on Zika: it's not deadly or contractible in NY state. 2/3/16Read More

EconoTimes: Corn ethanol: the rise and fall of a political force (2/4)

Dr. Tristan Brown's article on the political history of corn ethanol was syndicated. 2/2/16Read More

The Conversation: Corn ethanol: the rise and fall of a political force (2/4)

Dr. Tristan Brown, Assistant Professor of Energy Resource Economics, authored an article on the political history of corn ethanol and its impact on the future of biofuels. 2/2/16Read More

North Country Public Radio: Sugar maples in peril (2/2)

Sugar maples face a number of up and coming threats, including invasive species and a decline in growth rates, according to a recent ESF study. 1/31/16Read More

HVIAC Players of the Week - February 2 (2/2)

ESF's Ryan Caldwell made this week's HVIAC Player of the Week honor roll for his performance in the men's Mighty Oaks win over Pratt. 2/2/16Read More

Watertown Daily Times: Maples In Peril In North County (2/2)

ESF finding on the decline in growth rate of Adirondacks sugar maples in the Watertown Daily Times. 1/26/16Read More

Daily Orange: The president of SUNY-ESF just discovered a beetle — and named it after his boss (2/1)

President Wheeler named a newly discovered beetle after SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher. 1/31/16Read More

HVIAC: HVIAC Players of the Week - January 26 (2/1)

ESF basketball player Tyler Kuhn made the HVIAC Player of the Week honor roll last week for his performance in the Mighty Oaks men's game against Albany Pharmacy. 1/26/16Read More

CNY Central: DEC: Rare to CNY pelican died of starvation, parasites (2/1)

Dr. Shannon Farrell is mentioned in an article on the death of the pelican who visited Onondaga Lake recently. 1/29/16Read More

Phys.org: Study shows vulnerable populations disproportionately burdened by 'super polluters' (2/1)

Phys.org reports on a new study by Mary Collins, Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies, and colleagues from UMD that quantifies the disparity between pollution in privileged vs vulnerable communities. 1/29/16Read More

Washington Post: It’s not just Flint: Poor communities across the country live with ‘extreme’ polluters (1/27)

The Washington Post reports on a study by ESF faculty member Mary Collins showing that extreme pollution happens disproportionately in high poverty and minority areas. 1/27/16Read More

Lake Placid News: Going to bat for bats (1/26)

An ESF graduate is among the people fighting to protect bat populations that are being devastated by white-nose syndrome. 1/23/16Read More

North Country Now: St. Lawrence County maples in peril (1/26)

Threats facing sugar maples, including invasive species and the findings of a recent ESF sugar maples growth study, will be one of the topics at an upcoming Maple Expo in St. Lawrence County. 1/25/16Read More

Daily Orange: ESF taxidermist cleans, prepares massive collection of specimens (1/26)

Ron Giegerich and the Roosevelt Wild Life Collection are featured in a beautiful photo-heavy article by the Daily Orange. 1/26/16Read More

Daily Orange: ESF receives grant for a microscope that will be first of its kind in central New York (1/26)

ESF has received a grant for a new transmission electron microscope that will be the first of its kind in CNY. 1/25/16Read More

Albany Times Union: A new Zimpher Beetle is discovered in Venezuela (1/26)

The Albany Times-Union reports on the new beetle that President Wheeler named after SUNY Chancellor Zimpher. 1/25/16 Read More

Syracuse.com: Climate change in 2015: devastating impacts, optimistic action (1/26)

Dr. Murphy takes a look at the state of climate change in 2015, and the progress being made in combating it. 1/26/16Read More

Syracuse.com: ESF president names 'ferocious predator' beetle after his boss (1/26)

Syracuse.com reports on the new beetle that President Wheeler named after SUNY Chancellor Zimpher. 1/26/16Read More

TWC Going Green: Analyzing Lakes to Monitor Water Quality (1/26)

This week's Going Green segment is about ESF efforts to monitor water quality particularly for toxic algae blooms. 1/24/16Read More

Oswego County Today: Granby Fifth Graders Form Recycling Club (1/22)

ESF Outreach's Global Environment course is inspiring K-12 students to a passion for recycling. 1/21/16Read More

HVIAC Players of the Week - January 19 (1/20)

Men's basketball player Andrew Koch is the HVIAC Men's Rookie of the Week. 1/19/16Read More

Albany Times Union: Here are your newest executive appointments (1/20)

The newly appointed general counsel at the New York State Department of Health is an ESF alum. 1/15/16Read More

Press Republican: Protecting the Adirondacks (1/20)

An editorial on the need to protect the Adirondacks calls on the memory of Louis and Bob Marshall. 1/17/16Read More

Business Insider: Genetic engineering could save an iconic American tree from extinction (1/20)

Dr. Powell discussed the science, safety and genetic diversity of ESF's transgenic American chestnuts in a recent article. 1/19/16Read More

NewsLI: SUNY Research Group Works with Community to Protect NY Lakes (1/20)

With one of the few labs in the country capable of testing for toxic algae, ESF serves the EPA, NOAA, NYS DEC and more in protecting water quality in the Great Lakes and northeast. 1/18/16Read More

GardenRant: GMO Trees (1/20)

The Garden Rant blog wrote about the ESF American Chestnut Project. 1/18/16Read More

Phys.org: New genetically engineered American chestnut will help restore the decimated, iconic tree (1/20)

Dr. Powell's article on ESF's American Chestnut Project for The Conversation was syndicated by Phys.org. 1/19/16Read More

The Conversation: New genetically engineered American chestnut will help restore the decimated, iconic tree (1/19)

Dr. Bill Powell authored an article on the science, safety and genetic diversity of transgenic American chestnuts. 1/19/16Read More

Modern Farmer: #iamamodernfarmer Q&A: Joneve Murphy (1/15)

ESF alumna Joneve Murphy is interviewed by Modern Farmer on her sustainable farming work around the world. 1/11/16Read More

Landscape and Irrigation: From the Dunes and Barrens to the Rooftop: the ESF Gateway Center Green Roof (1/15)

This month's Landscape and Irrigation Magazine has a feature on the Gateway Center's green roof. It starts on page 12. 1/16Read More

Environmental Monitor: SUNY-ESF Scientists Took Over 2,000 Samples From New York Lakes In 2015 (1/15)

ESF's continuing work to monitor and protect the water quality of New York State lakes is covered in Environmental Monitor. 1/12/16 — Read More

SU News: SU, ESF Announce New Academic and Research-Based Relationship (1/15)

ESF and SU are renewing our long-standing partnership, and expanding into new academic and research collaborations. 1/13/16Read More

Eagle News: Municipal leaders set New Year’s Resolutions (1/15)

ESF gets a mention in an article on the 2016 plans of a number of CNY's mayors. 1/14/16Read More

USGBC: Meet the recipients of the USGBC 2015 Leadership Awards (1/15)

The USGBC highlights Dr. Murphy in the second installment of their spotlight on the winners of the USGBC 2015 Leadership Awards. 1/11/16Read More

The Conversation: To cut emissions faster, U.S. should ditch tax credit-based subsidies for renewable energy (1/15)

ESF Assistant Professor Tristan Brown authored an article in The Conversation, arguing that dropping tax credit-based subsidies for renewable energy would help the US cut emissions faster. 1/14/16Read More

Auburn Citizen: Connected in nature: Community keeps Baltimore Woods Nature Center going after 50 years (1/15)

Baltimore Woods Nature Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. ESF faculty numbered among the center's founders. 1/13/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Bird watchers flock to Inner Harbor to see rare (for Syracuse) pelican (1/15)

ESF's Roosevelt Wild Life Collection gets a mention in the story. 1/14/16Read More

WRVO: SUNY-ESF hopes new microscope will spur research in Syracuse (1/13)

WRVO reports on the acquisition of a new transmission electron microscope that will enable scientists to do new kinds of research. 1/13/16

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Rome Sentinel: Camp Santanoni open houses offered three weekends (1/13)

ESF Newcomb is one of the hosts for the fifth annual Camp Santanoni Winter Weekends event in Newcomb, NY. 1/11/16Read More

HVIAC Players of the Week - January 12 (1/13)

ESF basketball player Ryan Caldwell is an honorable mention in this week's HVIAC player of the week listings. 1/12/16Read More

Edward Smith K-8 STEAM Event Jan. 27th (1/13)

ESF students are providing support for Edward Smith School's annual STEM & Arts (STEAM) event. 1/16Read More

Hamilton County Express: Camp Santanoni will be open three weekends (1/11)

ESF Newcomb will be one of the sponsors for Camp Santanoni's fifth annual Winter Weekend series of events. 1/10/16Read More

The Leader: ESF Ranger School welcomes local student (1/11)

Local student Christopher Abernatha, of Corning, is attending the ESF Ranger School. 1/8/16Read More

Grad Students Submit Aquaculture Study to UN (1/11)

Graduate students at ESF and Wageningen University recently completed their collaborative 2015 International Environmental Policy Consultancy with the United Nations Division of Sustainable Development. This year's project entailed horizon scanning of new scientific and technological developments in sustainable aquaculture, related to the U.N.'s focus on "Oceans, Biodiversity and Livelihoods." The students' report is titled "Aquaculture: The Road Towards Sustainability." The consultancy was supervised by Professor David Sonnenfeld of the Department of Environmental Studies at ESF; and Dr. Machiel Lamers and Astrid Hendriksen of the Environmental Policy Group at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. — Read More

TWC News Going Green: Sustainable Shrub Willow Farm Creates Renewable Energy (1/11)

ESF's Willow Project harvests its first biomass crop from a sustainable farm built on a brownfield site. 1/11/16Read More

Syracuse.com: SUNY chancellor announces $18M awarded to 31 colleges (1/11)

ESF will receive $190,000 to support new online STEM programs. 1/11/16 Read More

Post Star: Outdoors - Winter Tracking Trail Walk (1/11)

The Adirondack Interpretive Center will offer a winter tracking walk on Jan 23, with ESF ecologist Natasha Karniski. 1/16Read More

Our Little Acre: Roasting, Planting, and Restoring the American Chestnut (1/8)

ESF's American Chestnut Project is mentioned in this holiday blog article on American chestnuts. — Read More

Concord Monitor: Chestnut trees planting a comeback? (1/8)

TACF-NY President Allen Nichols says many NH residents are looking forward to ESF's transgenic American chestnuts. 1/1/16Read More

Genetic Literacy Project: While attempt to save American chestnut through cross-breeding flagging, GMO seeds expect to be ready in 3-5 years (1/8)

ESF's transgenic American chestnuts are expected to be ready in 3 to 5 years. 1/4/16Read More

TakePart: Here’s How to Crack the Ultimate Holiday Nut (1/8)

A look at the techniques being used to restore the American chestnut includes ESF's American Chestnut Project. 12/21/15Read More

Syracuse.com: 10 best CNY fish tales from 2015 (1/7)

The capture of a 55 inch lake sturgeon by Dr. Neil Ringler's research team made it onto the Syracuse.com roundup of 2015's best fish stories. 12/30/15Read More

Plant Science Today: Best of Plants 2015: Outreach and Communication (1/7)

ESF's American Chestnut Project got a mention in a Plant Science Today roundup of the Best of Plants 2015. 12/30/15Read More

DEC to Host Three Weekends of Santanoni Winter Open Houses (1/7)

ESF's Adirondack Interpretive Center will help host this year's Camp Santanoni Winter Weekends events in Newcomb, NY in January and Feburary. 1/6/16Read More

Al Jazeera America: When to give a dam?: The quiet controversy of hydropower projects (1/7)

Dr. Karin Limburg is one of the experts featured in this story on the benefits of removing old dams. 1/7/16Read More

Adore, Reflect, Sustain: Eco Fashion: Guest post from the US (1/6)

Environmental Studies student Jessica Johnston guest-authored a blog post on sustainable fashion. 12/30/15Read More

Madison County Courier: Madison County Mill, Canalside Talks and More Historical Events Upcoming (1/6)

Matt Potteiger will give a talk at the Cazenovia Public Library on Jan 27, on how landscape and culture helped shape the town of Cazenovia. 1/5/16Read More

Auburn Citizen: Baltimore Woods Nature Center marks 50th anniversary with John A. Weeks art exhibit (1/6)

Lifelong nature artist and retired adjunct professor John Weeks is holding an exhibition of his art at Baltimore Woods this month. 1/4/16Read More

Eagle Observer: TACNY series will explore Forest Biorefinery (1/6)

Tom Amidon will give a talk on the Forest Biorefinery as part of the TACNY series on Jan 12. 1/5/16Read More

Syracuse.com: Pulaski's 'Bella the Deer' survives her 7th straight hunting season (1/6)

Dr. Brian Underwood is quoted in the article. 12/22/15Read More

Wall Street Journal: Readers Sound Off on Bears, Schools, Trees and More (1/6)

The WSJ published a letter by Alan Nichols of TACF-NY, talking about ESF's American Chestnut Project. 12/17/15Read More

News Channel 10: Near-extinction makes chestnuts a relic of Christmas' past (1/5)

ESF's American Chestnut Project is included in an article on the fight to restore the American chestnut. 12/22/15Read More

Syracuse.com: Collaboration is key to making Syracuse great again (1/5)

ESF and President Wheeler are included in an article on restoring Syracuse as an economic and cultural center. 1/3/16Read More

Adirondack Daily Enterprise: Wild Center announces author reading (1/4)

Dr. Robin Kimmerer will hold a reading at The Wild Center on Saturday, Jan 9. 12/31/15Read More

Inside Science: How Termites Build Complex Homes Without A Master Plan (1/4)

Dr. Scott Turner was quoted on new research into how termites lay out their mounds. 1/4/16Read More