Aside from humans, perhaps no other species can modify its surroundings for its own purposes as much as beaver. Throughout much of North America, these busy critters take down trees and dam streams to create waterways safe from predators and to lay up enough woody food stores to last the winter. (8/5)
Due to the continued impact of COVID-19, the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) has suspended fall 2020 intercollegiate athletics competition. (7/27)
The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is pleased to welcome Katherine McCarthy as the associate provost of enrollment management, effective Aug. 10, 2020. (7/23)
The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) has scheduled several virtual town halls to address the many questions people have regarding the 2020-21 academic year.
Knowing that not all groups have the same questions and concerns, the town halls are designed for four audiences: new students; new parent/family; returning student/parent-family; and faculty and staff. Each session will address a different area of concern.
The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is pleased to announce Tondelaya George has been named director of ESF Open Academy effective Sept. 1, 2020. (7/16)
Research published in the peer-reviewed journalScience of the Total Environment (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7314691/) discovered that the environmental benefits of COVID-19 were not felt equally around the world. (7/16)
The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) announced the 2020 inductees to the ESF Athletic Hall of Fame.
ESF in the Media
- Spectrum News: SUNY ESF Pledges To Be Plastic-Free by 2025:
ESF is working toward zero waste, and is the fourth college in the US to pledge to go plastic-free. 3/3/20
- SciTechDaily: How Ear Bones of a Fish Unraveled the Mystery of Spinal Deformities:
Dr. Karin Limburg's techniques for examining otoliths were instrumental in identifying selenium contamination as the cause of spinal defects in fish in the San Joaquin River. 2/24/20
- Princeton Review: ESF on the List of Best Value Colleges:
ESF is on the 2020 list of the 200 US colleges that are the best value for education. 2/20
- Blue Fish Radio: Goby Virus Causing Decline in St Lawrence River Muskie:
ESF's Dr. John Farrell and Anna Conklyn were interviewed about their work with muskies in the St. Lawrence River, which are being affected by a virus transmitted from invasive round gobies. 2/11
- AGU Ecohydrology: Meet a Leaf: John Stella:
Dr. John Stella was featured as an ecohydrology researcher on the American Geophysical Union's Ecohydrology blog. 2/17/20