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ESF, Upstate Partner on Accelerated Scholars Program

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) has signed an agreement with Upstate Medical University to join Upstate Accelerated Scholars Program, a guaranteed medical school entrance program available to undergraduate applicants starting in fall 2020. (10/22)

50% Decline in Mallard Population Sparks Research Efforts

The U.S. population of eastern mallards - dabbling ducks with distinctive green heads - has plunged inexplicably by 50 percent in the last 20 years, causing scientists to launch research into the birds' productivity, changes in their habitat and their genetic diversity. Long-term data collected along the Atlantic Flyway indicates the birds' numbers are falling dramatically, but scientists cannot explain why. Michael Schummer, an ESF faculty member and several partners have responded to the changes in the population with a research effort called Rescue the Eastern Mallard. (10/16)

New Center of Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions Showcased at ESF

New York State Senator Rachel May attended the first public event of the new Clarkson University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) Center of Excellence (CoE) in Healthy Water Solutions Oct. 15 on the ESF campus in the James Hassett Hydrology Lab, Room 106 Baker Laboratory. (10/15)

Dr. Lee Newman Honored with Stephen D. Ebbs Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Lee Newman was awarded the Stephen D. Ebbs Distinguished Service Award by the International Phytotechnology Society in conjunction with the International Journal of Phytoremediation, in honor of Dr. Ebbs. (10/14)

ESF Leads International Team in Hypoxia Research

ESF scientists are leading an international research team that has received nearly $900,000 from the National Science Foundation to study the effects of marine hypoxia - oxygen loss that is linked to climate change - on fish species around the world. (10/1)

ESF to Host Travel Unity Summit, Explore “Cultivating Welcoming Communities

Finding new ways for the tourism and hospitality industry to proactively attract new visitors from diverse populations will be the focus of the fifth annual Travel Unity Summit, set for Oct. 5-7 at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF).

(9/23)

ESF Joins 19 New York Colleges and Universities to Purchase Large-Scale Aggregated Renewable Energy

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is a member of the NY Higher Education Large Scale Renewable Energy (NY HE LSRE) consortium of 20 public and private higher education institutions for the purchase of large-scale aggregated renewable energy. The consortium represents one of the state's largest aggregated purchases of renewable energy to date. (9/13)

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