Sustainability Calendar

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

· Dr. M. Todd Walter, "A trickle of water running through some dirt" - Ecohydrology and nutrient biogeochemistry

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | 110 Moon Library | Cornell Soil and Water Lab
The Cornell Soil and Water Lab was one of the early research groups to connect nonpoint source pollution from agriculture with parts of the landscape prone to generating storm runoff from "saturated" soils. More recently this group of researchers has begun ... Read More
Sponsor: Hydrology & Biogeochemistry Seminar | Contact: Emily Stephan

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

· Earth Lecture Series: The Sound of Sustainabilitty

12:45 pm - 1:50 pm | Gateway Center
The Sound of Sustainability: What I've Heard From the People and the Land in Mesoamerica Presented by: Dr. Stew Diemont, SUNY-ESF Environmental and Forest Biology Department
Sponsor: ESF Office of Student Affairs | Contact: Scott Blair, 315-470-4921

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

· OCRRA Presents Recycling

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | 110 Moon Library
Recycling Specialist Theresa Mandery, ESF Alum, presents recycling, trash and compost. Join us for this lunchtime seminar sponsored by the EAP Committee. Don't forget to bring your lunch!
Sponsor: Employees Assistance Program (EAP) | Contact: Cheryl Liptak, 3154704730

Thursday, March 12, 2015

· 13th Annual New York State Green Building Conference

8:00 am - 5:00 pm | Holiday Inn Syracuse-Liverpool, NY | Event Website
Join us in March for exciting keynote/plenary presentations, a great exhibitor gallery, & technical sessions on topics including: Green Materials & Resources, High Performance Buildings, Resiliency & Biomimicry, Urban Design, Planning, & Community Development, ... Read More
Sponsor: SUNY ESF, USGBC, Syracuse COE, & USGBC NY Upstate Chapter | Contact: Katherina Searing, 315-470-6817

Monday, March 16, 2015

· Basic SPARE PV Installation Training

9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Gateway Center, Room 240 | ONGOING —continues through Thursday, March 19, 2015 | Event Website
Our 4-day Basic Photovoltaic Installer Course is board-recognized by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). In this course participants will learn the basics of how to site, design, and install photovoltaic (PV) systems. The course ... Read More
Sponsor: ESF Outreach | Contact: Katherina Searing, 315-470-6817

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

· Small Paper Machine Run 1

8:00 am - 4:00 am | Pilot Plant Walters Hall
PSE468/PSE668 small paper machine run 1. Paper grade: Printing Paper made from recycled egg cartons Visitors should make appointments in advance.
Sponsor: Depatment of Paper and Bioprocess Engineering | Contact: Klaus Doelle, 315470-6531

· LA Lecture-TBA

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Marshall Auditorium
Ignacio Bunster-Ossa, Director Landscape Architecture Studio WRT/Wallace Roberts & Todd LLC
Contact: Emanuel Carter, 470-6665

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

· Dale L. Travis Lecture 2015: FDR, ESF, NPS at the Roosevelt Estate

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website
George Curry, Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus at SUNY-ESF, will speak on research conducted by ESF's Department of Landscape Architecture's Center for Cultural Landscape Preservation at the Roosevelt Estate in Hyde Park, N.Y. A reception will follow ... Read More
Sponsor: Dale L. Travis Public Lecture Series | Contact: Catherine Landis

Thursday, March 26, 2015

· Build A Better Planet - Tabling Session

8:00 am - 4:30 pm | The Gateway Center - Southend Concourse Area
Stop by the Gateway Center and meet with Soledad Haren from Build A Better Planet to find out about what opportunities are available.
Sponsor: Career Services Office | Contact: Patricia Henson, 315.470.6660

Wednesday, April 15, 2015


5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Marshall Auditorium
Julie Mulligan Project Manager, Landscape Architect National Capital Commission
Contact: Emanuel Carter, 470-6665

Thursday, April 16, 2015

· Commercial SPARE PV Installation Training

8:00 am - 5:00 pm | Gateway Center, Room 240 | Event Website
In this class, participants will cover the issues associated with larger commercial PV installations which typically have three-phase electrical systems. Weight and wind loading play a major part in the design of large commercial installations, as most commercial ... Read More
Sponsor: ESF Outreach | Contact: Katherina Searing, 315-470-6817

Saturday, April 25, 2015

· NYFOA Symposium: The Future of New York Forests at Risk- Working Toward a Comprehensive Solution

9:00 am - 4:00 pm | ESF Gateway Center | NYFOA Symposium
Forests cover 63% of New York State's land area and provide critical environmental, economic and quality-of-life benefits to society. Most of our current forests are entering the final third of their natural life cycles but, in many parts of the state, are not ... Read More
Sponsor: NYFOA & SUNY-ESF (FNRM & Outreach) | Contact: Katherina Searing, 315-470-6888

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

· 7th Annual New York State Biotechnology Symposium

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY | ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | Event Website
This full two day symposium that will feature plenary talks, technical sessions and tours of Brookhaven National Laboratory facilities including the Center for Functional Nanomaterials and National Synchrotron Light Source II. Exciting technical sessions ... Read More
Sponsor: ESF Outreach, the Research Foundation for SUNY, & Brookhaven National Laboratory | Contact: Katherina Searing, 315-470-6817


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