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Buffalo News: Deer pose big problems for farmers

Martin Dovciak is quoted on the difficulty of managing deer in urban areas. 5/25/15 READ MORE

Buffalo News: Growing deer population taking a toll on forests

Two ESF researchers are quoted on the danger overpopulating deer pose to NY forests. 5/25/15 READ MORE

Readings from the Northside: To catch a piping plover

The blog continues to follow the work of ESF scientist Michelle Stantial as she bands and studies endangered piping plovers. 5/1/15 READ MORE

ESF Top 10 New Species for 2015

A cartwheeling spider, a bird-like dinosaur and a fish that wriggles around on the sea floor to create a circular nesting site are among the species identified by ESF as the Top 10 New Species for 2015.

WUWF: Shorebird Nesting Season Marred By Predators

The snowy plover research of ESF grad student Maureen Durkin is included in the article. 5/14/15 READ MORE

Genetic Literacy Project: Wheat genes could help revive American chestnut

The Genetic Literacy Project covers the ESF American Chestnut Project. 5/13/15 READ MORE

Smithsonian.com: Turning the American Chestnut into a GMO Might be the Only Way to Save it

Smithsonian.com covers the work of the ESF American Chestnut Project. 5/10/15 READ MORE

Scientific American: Wheat Genes Could Bring Back Chestnut

SciAm's 60-Second Science podcast covers the ESF Chestnut Project. Listen at the link. 5/6/15 READ MORE

GenomeWeb reports on ESF's American Chestnut Project

GenomeWeb reports on ESF's American Chestnut Project. 5/12/15 READ MORE

SciTech Now: Discover how genetic engineering is saving the American Chestnut from blight

PBS's SciTech Now reported on the American Chestnut Project this week. 5/10/15 READ MORE

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The Roosevelt Wild Life Station

The Roosevelt Wild Life Station is a historic research center within SUNY ESF Department of Environmental and Forest Biology (EFB). Today's mission of the Roosevelt Wild Life Station (RWLS) is to deliver the science and trained professionals to preserve our wildlife heritage and save imperiled species worldwide.

Over the last 10 years EFB/RWLS has attracted about $2.6 million annually in conservation research: funds earned are apportioned among fish and wildlife (31%), ecosystems (27%), plants (18%), and invertebrates (8%). RWLS proudly supports the "limitless" conservation work envisioned when the station was founded in 1919.

"The establishment of the Roosevelt Wild Life Forest Experiment Station marks the first active step in a movement… likely to go far in the United States… The work of the Roosevelt Station will thus consist of experiment, investigation, and general research into the wild life which occupies millions of acres of land and water…the work that such an experiment station may do is almost limitless, and its possibilities are as yet quite beyond the range of our imagination." Editorial published in Forest and Stream magazine, August 1919, Volume 89, p 409

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ESF Conservation & Wildlife News

Buffalo News: Deer pose big problems for farmers

Martin Dovciak is quoted on the difficulty of managing deer in urban areas. 5/25/15 READ MORE

Buffalo News: Growing deer population taking a toll on forests

Two ESF researchers are quoted on the danger overpopulating deer pose to NY forests. 5/25/15 READ MORE

Readings from the Northside: To catch a piping plover

The blog continues to follow the work of ESF scientist Michelle Stantial as she bands and studies endangered piping plovers. 5/1/15 READ MORE

ESF Top 10 New Species for 2015

A cartwheeling spider, a bird-like dinosaur and a fish that wriggles around on the sea floor to create a circular nesting site are among the species identified by ESF as the Top 10 New Species for 2015.

WUWF: Shorebird Nesting Season Marred By Predators

The snowy plover research of ESF grad student Maureen Durkin is included in the article. 5/14/15 READ MORE

Genetic Literacy Project: Wheat genes could help revive American chestnut

The Genetic Literacy Project covers the ESF American Chestnut Project. 5/13/15 READ MORE

Smithsonian.com: Turning the American Chestnut into a GMO Might be the Only Way to Save it

Smithsonian.com covers the work of the ESF American Chestnut Project. 5/10/15 READ MORE

Scientific American: Wheat Genes Could Bring Back Chestnut

SciAm's 60-Second Science podcast covers the ESF Chestnut Project. Listen at the link. 5/6/15 READ MORE

GenomeWeb reports on ESF's American Chestnut Project

GenomeWeb reports on ESF's American Chestnut Project. 5/12/15 READ MORE

SciTech Now: Discover how genetic engineering is saving the American Chestnut from blight

PBS's SciTech Now reported on the American Chestnut Project this week. 5/10/15 READ MORE

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