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ESF Adirondacks Video Showcase

  • ESF Facility Intro
    Highlights the beautiful surroundings and facilities available for teaching, research, retreats and workshops available at ESF's Newcomb campus.
  • Winter Mammalian Ecology
    Winter Mammalian Ecology is an immersive 10-day course that takes students to Newcomb Campus for hands-on research into the lives of Adirondacks animals in winter. Students say that it's a lot of work, but one of the best courses they've ever taken.
  • Birds and Sound Research
    ESF graduate student Samouel Beguin is researching the impact sound has on birds in the Adirondack Mountains.
  • Improve Your World 48: Bees, Birds and Beavers
    Improve Your World with SUNY-ESF #48: The Newcomb Campus hosted a pollinator’s bioblitz with experts and the general public invited to comb the grounds of the Adirondack Interpretive Center and other venues to discover and identify as many pollinators as they could in a 24 -hour period, organized by the Adirondack All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory.
  • Studying N.Y. Bees
    The U.S. Geological Survey organized a project to study bees in New York, collecting samples over a two week period. The samples were brought to the Adirondack Interpretive Center at ESF's Newcomb Campus for prepping and initial assessment with DNA sampling to follow at a later date.
  • ESF Soccer Team volunteers for trail maintenance
    Members of the ESF men and women's 2010 soccer teams volunteered to help with maintenance work on the public trail up Goodnow Mountain at the Newcomb campus.
  • Source to Sink: Hudson River Watershed Research and Education Meeting
    In 2010, representatives of several colleges and not-for-profit organizations gathered at ESF's Newcomb campus for a conference on the Hudson River, which originates nearby. They want to coordinate efforts keep the river clean and useful for all the stakeholders from the Adirondack Mountains to NYC.
  • Huntington Lodge Rededication
    Huntington Lodge was rededicated in a ceremony October 17, 2009 to mark completion of extensive renovations and upgrades to restore one of the early camps built for weathy clients. In this case, Archer Huntington who later left the camp, other buildings and 15,000 acres of forest to ESF.
  • Adirondack Ecological Center Profile
    The SUNY-ESF Adirondack Ecological Center provides the science that underlies the preservation and promotion of the Adirondack Park.
  • Acid Rain in the Adirondacks
    Water flowing into Arbutus Lake in the Adirondacks is monitered and then tested as it exits the lake for possible changes in acid level and what factors might have influenced the change.