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ESF Employees Honored with SUNY Chancellor's Awards

Four ESF employees were honored with SUNY Chancellor's Awards. Honorees were Dr. Robert Malmsheimer, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching; Dr. Melissa Fierke, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service; Dr. William A. Powell, SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities; and Laura Crandall, SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service. (5/14)

ESF to Honor Dr. Bernard Amadei with Honorary Degree

The College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) will bestow an honorary Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree upon Dr. Bernard Amadei, founding president of Engineers without Borders (EWB), during Commencement ceremonies May 11. (5/3)

East West Hunting Podcast: Cultivating Our Conservation Ethic

Dr. Marianne Patinelli-Dubay was a guest on the podcast to discuss the philosophy and ethical underpinnings of forestry and natural resources. 3/25/19 (4/26)

It's Time to Get Dirty

Kristin Kimball, New York Times best-selling author of The Dirty Life will be on campus to discuss farming and the new agriculture movement April 25 beginning at 4 p.m. Joining Kristin will be her husband Mark, a farmer and co-owner with Kristin of Essex Farm located in Essex, New York. (4/23)

ESF Announces Discovery Challenge Winners

The College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) has announced the winners of the ESF Discovery Challenge Seed Grants. (3/1)

ESF Participates in Remembrance for Lost Species

ESF students, faculty and staff will observe Remembrance Day for Lost Species Thursday, Nov. 29. (11/20)

Demers Recognized for Commitment to NADP Data Collection

Charlotte Demers was recognized for her dedication to data collection by the National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP). (11/12)

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ESF Adirondacks Calendar
Events for the AEC, NFI & AIC

July
11

Thursday

Lecture - Unveiling the Secret Lives of Nesting Adirondack Loons

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | AIC events | Dr. Nina Schoch of the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation will discuss the results of her most recent research on the iconic Adirondack species, the common loon. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center/Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
18

Thursday

Lecture - The Quest for a Heritage Lake

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | AIC events | Dr. Curt Stage of Paul Smiths College will present on his quest to locate pristine lakes in the Adirondacks. Wolf Lake, a water body located on the ESF Newcomb Campus, features prominently in his presentation. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
20

Saturday

Annual Rubber Loon Race

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852 | Event Website | Our Annual Rubber Loon Race will be on July 20th at 3:00 PM. Come and join the fun as we release our rubber loons to race down the outlet of Rich Lake. There are prizes available to the top loon athletes. You can sponsor a loon for $10 and all proceeds support ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 518582-2000


July
25

Thursday

Lecture - Night Moves: Natural History of Adirondack Flying Squirrels

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | Event Website | Although seldom seen, two species of flying squirrel inhabit that Adirondack Park. Both play an important role in our ecosystem, but the occurrence of one species can be a great detriment to the survival of the other. Learn about these beautiful nocturnal critters ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


August
1

Thursday

Lecture - Meet the Honeybee

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | Event Website | Honeybees are the largest contributors to plant pollination. Kevin and Jackie Woodcock of SkyLyfeADK in Star Lake New York will explain why honeybees are important, their life stages, and the issues impacting honeybee populations. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center/Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


August
8

Thursday

Lecture - Aviation Archaeology in the Adirondacks

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | Event Website | Scott van Laer, Forest Ranger for the NYS DEC, will share his quest to identify and locate aviation crashes in the High Peaks Region of the Adirondacks. His work on this project is of historical interest and serves as a way to honor the lives that were lost ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center/Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


August
15

Thursday

Lecture - Shell Games: Turtles in the Adirondack Region

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | Event Website | Dr. Glenn Johnson from SUNY Potsdam has been studying turtles for over 30 years and is co-author of the book - "The Amphibians and Reptiles of New York State". He will discuss the life histories of the various turtles in our region, their importance in the ecosystem ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center/Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


August
22

Thursday

Lecture - Rural Indigenousness; A History of Iroquoian and Algonquian Peoples of the Adirondacks

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | Event Website | Dr. Melissa Otis-Dixon has recently completed a comprehensive study that examines the indigenous people of this area and their relationship with the Adirondacks, both as a landscape and as a culture. Dr. Otis-Dixon will present on the dilemma that indigenous ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center/Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000