Projects & Initiatives
We invite you to learn more about ESF’s collaborative projects and initiatives with on- and off-campus partners.
- STEM Mentor
- Thermal and Environmental Central Systems Cluster Accelerator(funded through the Advanced Manufacturing Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge)
Radiation Curing Program [RCP] (funded by a U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration H-1B Technical Skills Training Grant).
- Forest Structural Sustainability Calculator Dr. John Castello
- From Farm and Forest to Fuel: An Integrative and Experiential Approach to Bioenergy Education and Outreach (A project funded by a USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant).
- Global Climate Change Education Project (funded by a NASA Global Climate Change Education grant)
- Developing New York’s Green Infrastructure (funded by a U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Area State & Private Forestry, Urban and Community Forestry Program)
- The SAGE Project (Sustainability And Green Entrepreneurship Project)
- ESF Science Corps
Under the direction of Dr. Malika Carter, the College's first chief diversity officer, ESF leaders are building internal and external partnerships and enhancing systems to improve the campus atmosphere in regard to inclusion, diversity, and equity.
Spectrum News Going Green: Mapping invasive species
ESF grad student Brittney Rogers is training citizen scientists to use a phone app that can track invasive species. 1/21/18 READ MORE
Glens Falls Post Star: Hikers, hunters: Watch for tiny hemlock-eating insect
ESF's citizen science project and public education efforts to combat the hemlock wooly adelgid are included in an article on the invasive pest damaging American hemlock forests. 12/16/17 READ MORE
Shaken by recent natural disasters in Mexico, the Caribbean and the United States, ESF students had one question on their minds: "What can we do to help?"
And so, "Acorns to Action" was born.
Dr. James Gibbs, a professor in the ESF Department of Environmental and Forest Biology and director of ESF's Roosevelt Wild Life Station, has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.
More than 150 leaders from throughout The State University of New York system convened at the College of Environmental Science and Forestry today (Oct. 10) for a daylong summit focused on defining opportunities for sustainability partnerships and sparking new ideas for advancing sustainability throughout the SUNY network.
The work of artist Emma Percy will be exhibited on the ESF campus as part of Alumni and Family Weekend.
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Upcoming Outreach Events
Big Fish in the Balance: Research and Conservation in a Changing Environment
Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Gateway Center, Website