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- EPA Funding for Wetlands Work Benefits ESF Program
- $3M Grant Supports Bioenergy Development
- ESF Named to President’s Community Service Honor Roll
- ESF’s Landscape Architecture Program Nationally Ranked
New York State Green Building Conference Announces New Partnership
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has joined ESF and the Syracuse Center of Excellence as a partner for the 2015 Green Building Conference. Rick Fedrizzi, CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council, will host a plenary session during this year's conference. Fedrizzi and his USGBC colleagues were awarded the United Nations Champion of the Earth award in November for their Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program. READ MORE
ESF Named Top Environmental Programs College
College places second on list of environmental schools
Mother Nature Network has ranked the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) ESF second on a list of the Top 10 Best College Environmental Programs in the United States.
The colleges listed offer a range of environmental programs and often incorporate sustainability into all aspects of their curriculum.
Mother Nature Network noted ESF "handles more than 25,000 acres of land in Central New York and the Adirondack Park, where nearly 2,500 students in the graduate and undergraduate program choose majors as specific as aquatic and fisheries science, construction management, forest ecosystem science, paper engineering, and bioprocess engineering. Research takes priority, too, with faculty working on more than 450 projects - including wildlife disease prevention, nanotechnology, and genetic engineering - around the world."
ESF is the only SUNY institution on the list, which includes Cornell University, Duke University and Yale.Office of Communications
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