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The Adirondack Leadership Challenge
April 25-27 , 2014

For anyone involved in development of campus leaders

This unique workshop, sponsored by SUNY-ESF's Northern Forest Institute and the SUNY Leadership Institute, will be offered at SUNY-ESF's Newcomb Campus. This opportunity will include innovative activities and discussions that explore participants’ leadership skills and the essential role of their emotions in effectively applying these skills. For more information, click here.

3rd Annual Symposium of Interdisciplinary Scholarship in Land Use and Ethics
June 6-8, 2014

Hosted on the beautiful Huntington Wildlife Forest in Newcomb, this annual symposium highlights research and projects from a range of disciplines and professional fields. Topics include a variety of approaches to land use, the moral implications of these approaches, and their impacts on social and environmental justice.

Adirondack Residential Semester

A Semester of Immersion in the Adirondacks at ESF's Huntington Wildlife Forest

This suite of courses is appropriate for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in an interdisciplinary in-situ exploration of ecology, public policy, wildlife and resource management, recreation, conservation, leadership, and philosophy.

The Adirondack Residential Semester is open to students from ESF and any other state or private institution.


ESF Adirondacks Calendar
Events for the Northern Forest Institute, Adirondack Ecological Center & Adirondack Interpretive Center

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

Saturday, April 26, 2014

· Amphibian Night Hike

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY 12852 | AIC Events
Frogs and toads and salamanders, oh my! Come unlock the secrets of vernal pools and explore the springtime rituals of these amazing animals. All ages welcome. Be sure to wear appropriate layers of clothing and footwear. Pre-registration is required. Please ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute |

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

· Adirondack Luncheon with SUNY-ESF President Wheeler

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | High Peaks Resort: Lake Placid - Optional Behind the Scenes Wild Center Tour @ 1:30pm in Tupper Lake | Luncheon & Optional Tour Invitation
Please join us for the opportunity to meet SUNY-ESF President, Dr. Quentin Wheeler, on Wednesday, May 15th at the High Peak Resort in Lake Placid. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear from President Wheeler as he speaks at the Adirondack Research Consortium's ... Read More
Contact: Alumni Relations Office, 315-470-6632

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

Saturday, May 24, 2014

· 3rd Annual Loons and Logs Day!

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY 12852 | AIC Events
The loons will be racing and chainsaws will be whirring this year. The day will include presentations from local experts, a demo from SUNY-ESF's woodsmen team and of course, the much anticipated rubber loon race! Sponsor a loon for a chance at winning one of ... Read More
Sponsor: Northern Forest Institute | Contact: Kristin Pasquino, 518-582-2000

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