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ESF Named Top Performer in 2019 Sustainable Campus Index

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) has been recognized as a top performer in the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index, achieving the high marks in curriculum, public engagement, purchasing and research. (8/26)

ESF Brings Science to the New York State Fair

ESF scientists will participate in Ask the Experts: Water Technology and Water Quality Days at the New York State Fair, Aug. 27 and 28. (8/19)

Governor Appoints New Trustees to ESF Board

Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed four new members to the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry's (ESF) board of trustees. (8/7)

Community Stewards to Receive ESF’s Feinstone Award

The College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) will honor community stewards by presenting the 2019 Sol Feinstone Environmental Award to Neil and Joanne Murphy, and Joe Martens ('81). (6/24)

Monga Bay: Long-term ecological research threatened by short-term thinking

ESF's Stacy McNulty is featured in an article on the importance of ecological field stations for envrionmental research. 6/3/19 (6/18)

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)

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Events for the AEC, NFI & AIC

September
22

Sunday

Mushrooms and More

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | 5922 State Route 28N | AIC events | Take a leisurely stroll on the Rich Lake trail with our naturalist intern. Lilly will identify some of the common types of mushrooms to be found along the trails. We won't be able to identify everything we see but you will be amazed at the variety of species ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


September
28

Saturday

Fall Foliage Walk

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | 5922 State Route 28N | AIC events | Our naturalist intern will lead you on an easy walk along the AIC trails to look at the lovely and varied fall foliage. You will learn about the reason for the season and why the leaves change color in autumn. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


October
6

Sunday

Oh Deer: White-tails in the Adirondacks

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | 5922 State Route 28N | AIC events | White-tailed deer have proven themselves extremely adaptable to life in a variety of habitats. Learn about the biology of deer as we walk along the Sucker Brook trail. We will talk about their physical adaptations, behavior, and winter survival strategies. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


October
12

Saturday

Rich Lake Guideboat Excursion

9:00 am - 12:00 pm | 5922 State Route 28N | AIC events | We will teach you all you need to know to row one of our four historic guideboats across Rich Lake. As you glide across the water, enjoy the fading fall foliage while you learn about the history of guideboats in the region. Halfway through the morning there ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


October
20

Sunday

Logging History of the Rich Lake Area

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 5922 State Route 28N | AIC events | In the late 1920s and early 1930s, Rich Lake was part of the log drive system of the Hudson River that moved logs to the mill at Glens Falls and beyond to New York City. We will visit artifacts from the river driving days and the ruins of the Rich Lake dam on ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


October
27

Sunday

Fur Coats and Food Storage: How Adirondack Mammals Prepare for Winter

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | 5922 State Route 28N | AIC events | Fifty-four species of mammal live in the Adirondacks and each has a unique way of preparing for and surviving the rigors of winter. On this guided walk you will learn about the different behaviors and physical adaptions that animals use during the coldest season. ... Read More | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000