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EFB Calendar

Includes Adaptive Peaks Seminars


Contact AP Coordinator, Jonathan Cohen at X 6737 for additional information
All seminars on Thursdays, 4-5 pm, 5 Illick

Date Speaker Topic
September 19 Susan Parks, Syracuse University Whale communication
October 3 Gary Kleppel, SUNY Albany Estuarine landscape management
October 17 Gord Paterson, EFB Aquatic toxicology
October 31 James Fraser, Virginia Tech Management of coastal endangered wildlife
November 14 Adreinne Kovach, UNH Population genetics
December 5 TBA TBA

 

 

Monday, April 21, 2014

· Thesis Defense -- Aayushi Patel

9:30 am - 11:30 am | 105 Marshall Hall
Comparative Analysis of Willow Shrubs as Evapotranspirative Covers Versus Traditional Geomembrane Covers Using Life Cycle Analysis at the Onandaga Lake Territory
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Study | Contact: Donald Stewart, 315470-6761

· Thesis Defense -- Qing Ren

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | 213 Marshall Hall
"Evaluation of Effectiveness of the Personal and Non-personal Interpretation at International Crane Foundation"
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Laura N. Rickard, 315470-6908

· Dissertation Defense -- Juan Carlos Alvarez Yepiz

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 300 Bray Hall
"Mechanisms of Persistence in a Rare Cycad in Northwestern Mexico."
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: S. Scott Shannon, 315470-6599

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

· Thesis Defense -- Tao Liu

8:30 am - 10:45 am | 439 Baker Hall
Individual Tree Crown Delineation using LiDAR data
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Study | Contact: Richard C. Smardon, 315470-6576

· Dissertation Defense -- Jeremy Hayward

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | 217 Bray Hall
"Mycorrhizal Specificity in Biological Invasions and on Isolated Islands"
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Huiting Mao, 315470-6823

· Earth Week eventGasland II Screening and Panel Discussion at SU

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Gifford Auditorium (HBC on SU campus)
Screening of Gasland II, followed by critical review of the film through a student panel discussion. Sitting on the panel are folks from many different worldviews on the topic of fracking. FREE FOOD.
Sponsor: SU Sustainability Division, GCI | Contact: Erica Tauzer, 906-399-7501

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

· Thesis Defense -- Georgia Keene

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 6 Illick Hall
"Spatial Ecology and Phenology of the Inland Barrens Buck Moth, Hemileuca maia (Drury) at the Albany Pine Bush Preserve."
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Diane M. Kuehn, 315470-6561

· Thesis Defense -- Thomas Brumbelow

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | 110 Moon Library
"Population and Microclimate Studies on the American Hart's-Tongue Fern in Central New York"
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Christopher T. Nomura, 315470-6854

Thursday, April 24, 2014

· Thesis Defense -- Natasha Karniski

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

· Adaptive Peaks Seminar

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 5 Illick Hall | Event Website
"Sustaining Forest Diversity in the Aftermath of White-tailed Deer Over-browsing" presented by Dr. Alejandro Royo, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station
Sponsor: Department of Environmental & Forest Biology | Contact: Joanne Rappleyea, x6761

· Adaptive Peaks Seminar

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 5 Illick Hall | Event Website
"Sustaining Forest Diversity in the Aftermath of White-tailed Deer Overbrowsing" - presented by Dr Alejandro Royo, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station
Sponsor: Department of Environmental & Forest Biology | Contact: Joanne Rappleyea, x6761

Friday, April 25, 2014

· Capstone Talk: Marvin J. Montefrio, "Growing Low Carbon Commodities in Upland Philippines"

9:30 am - 10:30 am | Moon Library 110 | Further information
Ph.D. Capstone Seminar: Marvin Joseph F. Montefrio, "Growing Low-Carbon Commodities in Upland Philippines: Integration of Smallholders in Biofuels and Rubber Production Regimes." Environmental and Natural Resources Policy doctoral program, Division of Environmental ... Read More
Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental Studies | Contact: David A. Sonnenfeld, 315.470.4931

· Thesis Defense -- Sara Velardi

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 8 Illick Hall
"The Future of Environmental Education: An Analysis of Professional Development Workshops Leading to Implementation of Environmental Education Curriculum with Project Learning Tree."
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Yuan-Zong Lai, 315470-6514

Saturday, April 26, 2014

· Adopt-a-Stream

8:30 am - 2:00 pm | Various Local Streams and Creeks
Pick up trash, do a physical, biological and chemical survey of the riparian zone.
Sponsor: General Chemistry Service Track | Contact: Kelley Donaghy, 470-6826

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

· Last Day of Classes

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

· Reading Day

Thursday, May 1, 2014

· Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Friday, May 2, 2014

Saturday, May 3, 2014

· Reading Days

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, May 4, 2014

Monday, May 5, 2014

· Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, May 7, 2014

· Thesis Defense -- James Costello

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | 16 Illick Hall
Habitat Suitability for Northern Wild Rice Restoration: The Role of Pickerelweed in Seedling Establishment
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Hugh O. Canham, 315470-6694

· Candidacy Examination -- Joseph Folta -- Oral Exam

1:30 pm | 8 Illick Hall
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Stephen P. Weiter, 315470-6715

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

· Capstone Talk: L. Coberly, "Mangrove Dependency and Participation in Reforestation and Conservation: A Case Study of the Sine-Saloum Delta, Senegal"

9:00 am - 10:00 am | Marshall 213
M.S. Capstone Seminar: Laura Coberly, "Mangrove Dependency and Participation in Reforestation and Conservation: A Case Study of the Sine-Saloum Delta, Senegal." M.S. in Environmental Science (Environmental Policy and Democratic Processes) Program.
Sponsor: Div. of Environmental Science | Contact: David Sonnenfeld, 315470-4931

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

· Class of 2014 Champagne Toast

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm | Gateway Center | Follow on Twitter for May 7 ChampagneShoutOut2014!
Join the ESF Alumni Association as we raise our glasses to toast the success of ESF's newest Alumni - the Class of 2014. All graduating undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to attend. Make sure to follow @sunyesfalumni to catch retweets of the ChampagneShoutOut2014!
Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association | Contact: Alumni Office, 315-470-6632

Thursday, May 8, 2014

· Thesis Defense -- Chellby Kilheffer

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | 8 Illick Hall
"Development and Validation of a Habitat Suitability Model for Urban White-tailed Deer"
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Neal M. Abrams, 315470-4723

Saturday, May 10, 2014

· ESF May Convocation

Sunday, May 11, 2014

· Commencement

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

· Thesis Defense -- Carissa Alza

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

Thursday, May 15, 2014

· 2014 Biotechnology Symposium

8:00 am - 5:00 am | ESF Gateway Center | ONGOING —continues through Friday, May 16, 2014 | Event Website
The 2014 Biotechnology Symposium will be held at the new SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) Gateway Center, a state of the art multi-use building designed to achieve LEED Platinum Certification. The Biotechnology Symposium brings together ... Read More
Sponsor: ESF Outreach | Contact: Katherina Searing, 6888

Saturday, May 17, 2014

· Wetland Detectives Training Workshop II - Birds & Plants

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

Monday, August 25, 2014

· Classes Begin

Monday, September 1, 2014

· Labor Day (no classes)

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

· Last day to add a class

Friday, September 19, 2014

· Last day to drop a class

Thursday, October 9, 2014

· Event image. Senior Reunion and Alumni & Family Fall BBQ Weekend

SUNY-ESF Campus | ONGOING —continues through Saturday, October 11, 2014 | Overnight Accommodations with Group Rates
Make plans now to attend the Senior Reunion and Alumni and Family Fall BBQ Weekend 2014, October 9th through October 11th. We have a full weekend of activities planned for you, with some special Senior Reunion events on Thursday and Friday. You will be joined ... Read More
Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association | Contact: ESF Alumni Association, 315-470-6632

Friday, October 24, 2014

· Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W

Monday, November 3, 2014

· Advising for Spring 2015

ONGOING —continues through Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

· Registration for Spring 2015

ONGOING —continues through Friday, November 21, 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014

· Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W or WF

Sunday, November 23, 2014

· Thanksgiving Recess

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, November 30, 2014

Friday, December 5, 2014

· Last Day of Classes

Saturday, December 6, 2014

· Reading Days

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, December 7, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

· Final Exams

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

· Reading Day (a.m.)

· Final Exams (p.m.)

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

· Final Exams

Thursday, December 11, 2014

· Final Exams (p.m)

· Reading Day (a.m.)

Friday, December 12, 2014

· Final Exams

Friday, January 9, 2015

· New Undergraduate Orientation/Registration

| Event Website
If you have any questions, call the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership at 315-470-6658 or at studentinvolvement@esf.edu.
Sponsor: Office of Student Involvement and Leadership | Contact: Laura Crandall, 470-6658

Monday, January 12, 2015

· Classes Begin

Monday, January 19, 2015

· Martin Luther King Day (no classes)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

· Last day to add a class

Monday, February 2, 2015

· Registration for Summer 2015 begins

Friday, February 6, 2015

· Last day to drop a class

Sunday, March 8, 2015

· Spring Break

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, March 15, 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

· Last day to withdraw from a class without penalty

Monday, March 30, 2015

· Advising for Fall 2015

ONGOING —continues through Friday, April 3, 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

· Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W or WF


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