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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 Landscape Architecture Students Receive National Award
Project would build dune ecology on Buffalo’s outer harbor
Students in the landscape architecture department at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) received a national award from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).
Seniors Chelsea Andersson, Olivia Bennett, and Bradley Wells' project, Dunescape, received an Honor Award from the professional organization. Jamie Vanucchi, Martin Hogue, Isabel Fernandez and Dan Reeder served as their faculty advisors.
The Dunescape project proposes to redevelop 180 acres of industrial wasteland along the outer harbor of Buffalo, N.Y. by "utilizing existing site materials to create the foundations for an uninhabited landscape, and allowing natural systems to act upon it" creating a productive dune ecology, according to the project statement.
The awards honor the top public places, residential designs, campuses, parks and urban planning projects from across the United States and around the world.Office of Communications
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