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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Auburn Citizen: Owasco Flats restoration project nearly ready for construction

ESF students performed a wildlife survey on the 2800 acre wetland as part of the restoration process. 4/27/16 READ MORE After 37 years, Syracuse weatherman Dave Eichorn gives his last on-air forecast

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

Australian Mining: Native flowers discovered on former mining site

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

ScienceDaily: Millions of native orchids flourish at former mining waste site

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

Millions of Native Orchids Flourish at Former Mining Waste Site

Millions of native orchids are flourishing on the site of a former iron mine in the Adirondacks, suggesting that former industrial sites - typically regarded as blighted landscapes - have untapped value in ecological restoration efforts. ESF graduate student Grete Bader, who completed her master's thesis on the site, said the plants are growing on a wetland that developed naturally on iron mine "tailings," the waste left over from the process of separating the valuable part of an ore from the rock that has no economic value. Earth Day events in Central NY: Litter cleanup, Barefoot College talk, energy tour

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

ESF Students Share Tips to a Greener Life

To celebrate Earth Week, ESF students were asked to share their favorite green-living lifehack. A "hack" is a technique or tool that makes some aspect of one's life easier or more efficient.

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Capstone Seminar - Eugene Law
Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 9:00 am - 10:00 am. 141 Baker Lab.

Candidacy Examination -- Sara Velardi
Thursday, May 5, 2016, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. 105 Marshall Hall.

Candidacy Examination -- Rengasamy Kasinathan
Thursday, May 5, 2016, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. 323 Walters Hall.

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Thesis Defense -- Emma Putman
Friday, May 6, 2016, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. 323 Walters Hall.

Capstone Seminar - Debora Silva
Friday, May 6, 2016, 10:30 am - 12:00 am. 159 Baker Lab.

Candidacy Examination -- Young Min Oh
Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. 213 Marshall Hall.

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