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2011 News ArchivesJanuary 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011, reverse chronological order

  • ESF in the News
    References to stories about ESF appearing in non-ESF media, plus short news items from the ESF community.

ESF News

2011 ESF in the News
References to stories about ESF appearing in non-ESF media, plus short news items from the ESF community. Please note that external links may break as media outlets modify their websites.

ESF in the High School, Biodigester, Waste-to-energy (12/28)

Story on ESM high school students partnering with SUNY-ESF to research technology that turns food scraps into fuel. ("CNY students turn food scraps into fuel"; 12/26/11) — Read More

Songbirds, Cardinals (12/28)

ESF graduate student Lewis Grove quoted in story. ("Your Stories: Where are all the cardinals?"; 12/26/11) — Read More

Conservation Biology, Mountain Sheep (12/28)

Drs. James P. Gibbs and Jacqueline Frair along with some graduate students work to promote conservation efforts in Altai and protect argali mountain sheep in Russia. ("Biologists from the US and Spain Count Sheep in Altai";12/23/11
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Cockroaches, Pheromones (12/28)

See paper co-authored by ESF's Dr. Francis X. Webster available through open access. ("Unusal macrocyclic lactone sex pheromone of Parcoblatta lata, a primary food source of the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker") — Read More

Community Engagement, Volunteerism (12/28)

Story of Central New York SPCA's "Paws in Motion" program started by ESF graduate student Steph Figary. ("Upstate Students Wanted: Must Love Dogs … and Exercise"; 12/22/11) — Read More

Healthy Mondays, Yoga (12/22)

ESF graduate student Kelly Purcell teaching yoga at SU. ("Healthy Mondays: Bringing yoga, spirtuality and relaxation"; 12/14/11) — Read More

Global Warming, Climate Change (12/22)

Photo taken at ESF represents a call for reduction of CO2 emissions in the atmosphere to 350 parts per million. ("Acting Locally: To stop global warming, start at home";12/22/11) — Read More

Termites (12/21)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. J. Scott Turner's work with termites is mentioned in story. ("Interview: Dr Rupert Soar – Fungus Farming to Freeform Construction"; 12/20/11) — Read More

Carbon Footprint, Activism (12/21)

Story on Joshua Katcher, who studied at ESF. ("J.K. TO THE RESCUE") — Read More

Botany, Adirondacks (12/21)

Respected ESF professor's book titled "Forests and Trees of the Adirondack High Peaks" to be reprinted once again. ("Ketchledge's 'Trees' reprinted with added color "; 12/10/11) — Read More

ESF in the High School (12/21)

Story about the ESM students in the successful ESF in the High School: Global Environment class. ("East Syracuse-Minoa students research alternative energy at village facility"; 12/16/11) — Read More

Montezuma Heritage Park (12/20)

Story on the new park that ESF students helped plan as part of class project. ("Montezuma inches closer to new park with new planning grant "; 12/15/11) — Read More

Cockroaches, Pheromones (12/20)

ESF researchers participated in coloaborative study of sex pheromones in cockroaches. ("Cockroach Hookup Signal Could Benefit Endangered Woodpecker"; 12/16/11) — Read More

Native Plant Symposium (12/20)

ESF's Tim Tolland will speak on SUNY-ESF master plan and projects that feature native plants and ecological design in February 2012. ("4th Annual Design with Native Plant Symposium") — Read More

SUNY-ESF Greenhouses (12/16)

Story on renovations of Illick Hall roof and ESF Greenhouses. ("SUNY-ESF's Illick Hall to receive new roof and greenhouse complex in 2012"; 12/11/11) — Read More

Population Ecology, Snow Leopard (12/16)

Local news coverage of ESF Research in Siberia. ("SUNY ESF profs and students have role in capturing rare Siberian cat on film"; 12/16/11) — Read More

Windham Solid Waste Management District (12/15)

ESF alumnus Robert Spencer appointed director of Windham Solid Waste Management District. ("Taking WSWMD into the future"; 12/15/11) — Read More

Climate Change, Global Warming (12/15)

ESF's Dr. Richard C. Smardon quoted in story on the mild weather. ("What does the mild weather mean?"; 12/14/11) — Read More

NYS-DEC (12/14)

ESF alumnus Robert Stegemann to be new DEC Region 5 director. ("DEC Region 5 gets new chief"; 12/10/11) — Read More

CNY Biotechnology Research Center (12/14)

ESF is a partner in the CNY Biotechnology Research Center which will house biotechnology, educational and research programs. ("Two Upstate Medical University projects win state economic development funding"; 12/8/11) — Read More

Tree Farmers (12/14)

ESF alumnus Frank Shirley and his wife selected as 2011 Tree Farmers of the Year. ("KP couple chosen as Tree Farmers of 2011 by forestry association"; 12/14/11) — Read More

SUNY Center for Brownfield Studies, Lyons Falls (12/14)

ESF's partnering work, redevelopment ideas and conversion technology are mentioned in story about Lyons Fall paper mill. ("Lyons Falls mill development efforts aided by state funding"; 12/14/11) — Read More

Sustainable Wood Production (12/14)

See the final report of the NSRC-funded project with ESF's Drs. Eddie Bevilacqua, Ralph D. Nyland and Diane Kiernan titled, "Balancing Sustainable Wood Production and Carbon Sequestration in Northern Hardwood Forests." — Read More

LEED Gold Certification (12/14)

Additional coverage on SUNY-ESF's Centennial Hall's LEED Gold Certification. ("With LEED Gold, SUNY-ESF's Centennial Hall Is Central New York's Largest Prefab Project"; 12/12/11) — Read More

Ecological Engineering, Aquaponics (12/9)

International coverage of aquaponics research project. ("Graduate researcher examining how to farm fish, plants in symbiotic system";12/8/11) — Read More

CNY Regional Economic Development Council (12/9)

ESF's president, Cornelius B. "Neil" Murphy, Jr. mentioned in story. ("How region's economic development council members dealt with conflicts of interest"; 12/7/11) — Read More

Conservation Biology, Snow Leopard (12/9)

MSNBC coverage of ESF research in Siberia. ("First images of snow leopards snapped in Siberia"; 12/8/11) — Read More

Ducks, Atlantic Waterfowl Flyway (12/8)

ESF alumnus Dave Odell to give talk on Saturday at Montezuma Audubon Center. ("Nature of Montezuma Lecture Series: 'Crux of Ducks';" 12/8/11) — Read More

The Wildlife Society (12/7)

Kudos to Dr. Jacqueline Frair who won the Student Chapter Advisor of the Year Award at The Wildlife Society annual conference held in November. ('Student Winners from TWS Annual Conference"; 12/6/11) — Read More

Onondaga Lake, Syracuse (12/7)

ESF research and animal population studies are mentioned in story about Onondaga Lake cleanup. ("Onondaga Lake cleanup hits milestone this week with completion of barrier wall"; 12/7/11) — Read More

AMRIC Associates, Ltd. (12/6)

ESF alumnus James L. Masuicca joins AMRIC Associates, Ltd. ("Company News"; 12/1/11) — Read More

American Society of Landscape Architects--NY Upstate Chapter (12/6)

ESF alumnus Andrew J. Hart elected president of the New York Upstate Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. ("Andrew J. Hart of Webster elected president of Upstate Chapter of ASLA"; 12/5/11) — Read More

Adirondacks, Land Use, Ethics (12/5)

SUNY-ESF's Northern Forest Institute at Huntington Wildlife Forest in Newcomb invites submissions for a symposium of interdisciplinary scholarship in land use and ethics, to be held June 1-3, 2012. ("Adirondack Land Use Ethics Symposium"; 12/2/11) — Read More

Ecological Engineering, Aquaponics (12/5)

Blog story on ESF graduate student Michael Amadori's aquaponics project. ("Part 3: Pizza Crusts and Hot Dogs as Fish Food"; 12/2/11 — Read More

Wildlife Management, Hunting, Fishing (12/5)

Students learned the basics of hunting, trapping and how to identify wildlife in new course. ("ESF/The wild life: Students review university's first semester of hunting, trapping class"; 12/4/11) — Read More

Onondaga County Arborist (12/2)

Blog story on ESF alumnus Stephen Harris, Onondaga County arborist. ("Branching Out"; 12 /1/11) — Read More

AEES Call for Abstracts (12/1)

The American Ecological Engineering Society (AEES) Meeting Technical Committee is currently seeking abstracts for the 2012 event. This year's meeting, focusing on Coupling Natural and Human Systems, will be held at SUNY-ESF on June 7-9, 2012 in Syracuse, NY. Prospective authors are invited to submit an abstract by Jan. 31, 2012 by emailing: aeesabstracts@gmail.com using the pdf form provided at www.esf.edu/outreach/pd/2012/aees.

To read a recent opinion about ecological engineering written by an ESF student in the Daily Orange visit: http://www.dailyorange.com/opinion/environment-nature-offers-smart-way-to-treat-water-waste-1.2687416

Summer Session 2012: Take ESF home with you this summer (12/1)

The number of courses that ESF will offer this summer is growing fast! To date, we have 23 courses that include exciting online, classroom and field-based courses. With eight online course offerings, you have an opportunity to Take ESF home with you this summer! Or with our more traditional offerings you can experience courses on ESF's campus or at one of our field sites. This summer, get ahead, make up a course, or pursue a lifelong interest.

For more information, please visit www.esf.edu/outreach/summer. — Read More

Conservation Biology, Amphibians (11/30)

Blog story mentions ESF's alumna Nancy Karraker's work on road salt impact on amphibians. ("Road Salt and Vernal Pools"; 11/17/11) — Read More

Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture (11/30)

Opinion piece by Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus George W. Curry and Christine Capella Peters. ("Zoning decisions must support strategic vision"; 11/25/11) — Read More

Adirondack North Country Association (11/30)

ESF alumna Julie King is the new Agriculture Program coordinator for the Adirondack North Country Association. ("Julie King takes over Agriculture Program") — Read More

Sustainability, Green Living (11/30)

ESF President Cornelius B. "Neil" Murphy, Jr., to be keynote speaker at upcoming sustainability workshop, "Shades of Green in Madison County: A Green Living Experience". ("Green Living Experience Coming"; 11/30/11) — Read More

Biophysical Economics, Sustainability (11/30)

ESF's Dr. Charles Hall will present "Biophysical economics: Economics that matters for the 21st century" at the 4th International EcoSummit—Ecological Sustainability in 2012. — Read More

Energy, Wealth (11/30)

ESF expert Dr. Charles Hall has collaborated on book titled, "Energy and the Wealth of Nations: Understanding the Biophysical Economy". ("Wells College Professor of Economics Publishes Book, 'Energy and the Wealth of Nations'"; 11/29/11) — Read More

Impact Assessment, Habitat Conservation (11/29)

ESF's Dr. James P. Gibbs is mentioned in story. ("Forest Impacts Debated"; 11/17/11) — Read More

Freedom Service Dogs (11/28)

Story on ESF alumna Brianne Corbett who trains service dogs. ("Trainer prepares to turn service dogs over to clients"; 11/22/11) — Read More

CNY 2011 40 Under Forty Honoree (11/28)

ESF alumnus James Trasher, PE, selected as the CNY 2011 Under Forty honoree. ("James Trasher, PE Receives 40 Under Forty Recognition in Central NY") — Read More

AVID Executive Vice President (11/28)

Story on ESF alumnus Granger Ward and the internationally successful college preparation program. ("AVID Executive Vice President Worldwide Visits Wakulla School System"; 11/27/11) — Read More

Hunting, Ducks, Deer (11/28)

Story and video on ESF students who hunt duck and deer. ("Bad weather days are good days when it comes to duck hunting"; 11/27/11) — Read More

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (11/22)

ESF alumnus Bradley W. Tirone has joined leading environmental and geotechnical consulting firm GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. ("Hillier & Associates Staff Joins GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc":; 11/21/11) — Read More

Sustainability, Social Justice (11/18)

Blog story on Lesotho, origin of some ESF bookstore merchandise. ("Where in the world is Lesotho?"; 11/17/11) — Read More

Women of the University Community (11/16)

WUC Poinsettia Sale orders being taken through 11/20/11. ("WUC holds annual Poinsettia Sale"; 11/15/11) — Read More

ESF Classes (11/15)

SU students can take classes at ESF. ("Environment /SUNY-ESF offers myriad of interesting courses for curious SU students"; 11/14/11) — Read More

Energy, Sustainability (11/14)

ESF's Dr. Andrea Feldpausch-Parker to be a guest on WRVO's Innovation Trail on 11/21/11 speaking on various energy questions. ("What's powering your computer screen?") — Read More

Hunting, Deer, Coyotes (11/14)

An ESF study will provide more conclusive data for DEC. ("Hunters finding fewer deer this year"; 11/13/11) — Read More

Robin Hood Oak (11/10)

Mention of ESF's Robin Hood Oak, the first tree to be listed on the National Registrar of Historic Trees in the United States. ("Legends of the hilltop: landmarks that help define, embody spirit of SU";11/9/11) — Read More

Ecological Engineering (11/9)

ESF will host the American Ecological Engineering Society's annual conference in June with workshops for certification in ecological design. ("Environment/Nature offers smart way to treat water, waste"; 11/7/11) — Read More

Student Association (11/9)

Endorsement of candidate for SA president. ("Letter to the Editor/SUNY-ESF student government endorses Dylan Lustig for SA president"; 11/7/11) — Read More

Northern States Research Cooperative (11/9)

Several ESF faculty members have participated in projects through the Northern States Research Cooperative related to forest biodiversity, conservation, ecological services to society, and protected areas. — Read More

Deputy Secretary of State (11/9)

ESF alumnus George Stafford is N.Y. Deputy Secretary of State and heads community revitalization programs, including those for coastal management, local waterfront revitalization, brownfield opportunity areas, smart growth and the state building code. — Read More

Salmon River Watershed Natural Resources Assessment, Tug Hill (11/9)

ESF is working with a diverse group of partners on the Salmon River Watershed Natural Resources Assessment, meant to highlight significant natural resources of the area for planning and management decisions. ("Salmon River Watershed Natural Resources Assessment") — Read More

NYC Natural Resources Group (11/7)

ESF alumnus Tim Wenskus appointed as Natural Resources Group Special Projects Manager. ("New Positions at Park's Natural Resources Group"; 11/3/11) — Read More

Textbooks (11/7)

Story of new online marketplace meant to alleviate the process of buying and selling school supplies and books at low price. ("Baruch College student launches textbook site for New York student."; 11/6/11) — Read More

University Hill, Syracuse (11/7)

Another story on ESF's new collaborative endeavors. ("ESF/Making moves: ESF community makes advance in, out of classroom"; 11/7/11) — Read More

Water Resource Management, Environmental Engineering (11/7)

An ESF alumnus, Dr. Phil Goodrum, joins Carno ENTRIX. ("Cardno ENTRIX Welcomes Dr. Phil Goodrum as Senior Consultant"; 10/31/11) — Read More

Sol Feinstone, Philanthropy (11/7)

Story about ESF alumnus Sol Feinstone. ("Sol Feinstone remembered by granddaughter"; 11/6/11) — Read More

Tupper Lake, Adirondacks (11/7)

ESF alumnus James Facteau runs for seat on town council. ("Face-off for two TL town seats"; 11/5/11) — Read More

University Hill, Syracuse (11/7)

ESF is mentioned in story about Senator Schumer trying to secure money for Syracuse. ("Schumer supports Syracuse's efforts to secure funding for Connective Corridor project"; 11/4/11) — Read More

Conservation Biology, Biodiversity (11/3)

ESF's Dr. James P. Gibbs presenting for Applied Biodiversity Science at Texas A&M on 11/3/11. ("Interactions between science and management: Lessons learned from the Galapagos tortoise conservation program" and "Snow leopard and argali conservation in Siberia")Read More

Shelter Island, Town Supervisor (11/3)

ESF alumnus Glenn Waddington running for town supervisor. ("Shelter Island town supervisor candidates"; 11/2/11) — Read More

Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (11/2)

ESF is one of the four partners in the Sustainable Enterprise Partnership. ("GDF SUEZ Energy provides gifts to Sustainable Enterprise Partnership, SyracuseCoE"; 11/1/11) — Read More

Montezuma Heritage Park (11/2)

ESF alumnus John Malenick had assistance from ESF students with a plan for the Montezuma Heritage Park. ("Montezuma supervisor faces challenge from longtime resident"; 11/2/11) — Read More

Restoration Ecology, Biodiversity (11/2)

ESF's Dr. James P. Gibbs quoted in story. ("Restoration Ecology in Agrarian Landscapes"; 11/1/11) — Read More

Bob Marshall Wild Land Complex (11/1)

ESF's former president, Dr. Ross Whaley, on the importance of protecting ecosystems on public and private lands. ("Adirondack Council's map good, but it could have been better"; 10/28/11) — Read More

Voter Mobilization, Syracuse (11/1)

NYPIRG's efforts to inform students on local politics. ("Bey-Hawkins debate scheduled for tonight"; 11/1/11) — Read More

Certificate of Advanced Study in Sustainable Enterprise (CASSE) (11/1)

The Certificate of Advanced Study in Sustainable Enterprise (CASSE) integrates business, science, engineering, policy and practice, and emphasizes transdisciplinary collaboration. The program was developed through a unique cross-institutional collaboration. Admission to the CASSE program is available to all currently matriculated graduate students at Syracuse University and SUNY-ESF. ("Certificate in sustainable enterprise available to all SU, SUNY-ESF graduate students"; 10/31/11) — Read More

Engineers without Borders (11/1)

Story on ESF's chapter of EWB that worked to implement a gravity-fed water distribution system in Buena Vista and future projects to be led by Dr. Stewart Diemont. ("Environment/Student engineers bring expertise, water to Honduran village"; 10/31/11) — Read More

Food Justice, Fund Raising (11/1)

ESF's Kevin Phu is the campus representative for the Two Degrees company. ("ESF/One-for-one: Inspired by TOMS Shoes company, Two Degrees donates nutrition packs"; 10/30/11) — Read More

Syracuse Common Council (11/1)

The Post Standard endorses ESF alumnus Matt Rayo for 1st District Common Councilor. ("Our Endorsements: Syracuse Common Council"; 11/1/11) — Read More

American Forests Science Advisory Board (11/1)

An ESF alumnus, Dr. David Nowak, named to American Forest Science Advisory Board ("New Science Advisory Board Established") — Read More

AMNH Student Conference on Conservation Science (10/31)

A nod to Dr. James P. Gibbs and others for involvement in the October 2011 American Museum of Natural History Student Conference on Conservation Science. — Read More

EROI, Peak Gas (10/31)

Another new paper co-authored by ESF's Dr. Charles Hall on Energy Return on Investment (EROI) available through Open Access. ("Energy Return on Energy Invested for Tight Gas Wells in the Appalachian Basin, United States of America") — Read More

Community Engagement, Syracuse (10/31)

ESF's president, Cornelius B. "Neil" Murphy, Jr., on recent article and in support of Nancy Cantor's leadership at SU. ("SU: A Model for Higher Education - Chronicle article missed key role of university"; 10/30/11) — Read More

ESF in the High School (10/31)

Story on Bodley High Sschool students' visit to ESF. ("Bodley seniors visit SUNY-ESF"; 10/24/11) — Read More

EROI, Energy Quality (10/31)

Another new paper co-authored by ESF's Dr. Charles Hall on Energy Return on Investment (EROI) available through Open Access. ("Order from Chaos: A Preliminary Protocol for Determining the EROI of Fuels") — Read More

SUNY Center for Brownfield Studies, Lyons Falls (10/31)

Story on ESF's Preston Gilbert talking with North Country Regional Economic Development Council leaders on redevelopment models for brownfield sites and green technologies. ("Lyons Falls mill redevelopment touted at regional economic development forum"; 10/27/11) — Read More

Coyotes (10/26)

ESF coyote expertise is mentioned in story. ("Coyote warning leads to canceled recess in Brighton"; 10/26/11) — Read More

Green Building Conference Abstract Submission Deadline Extended (10/26)

The New York State Green Building Conference has extended the deadline for the submission of abstracts for oral presentations until Nov. 4. With the addition of a second day for the 10th anniversary conference, more papers are being sought. The conference will be held March 29-30, 2012, in Syracuse, NY. Conference tracks are Green Building for Commercial Construction, Green Building for Residential Construction, Green Building Chemistry and Deconstruction. — Read More

Restoration Ecology, Vernal Pools (10/26)

ESF's Dr. James P. Gibbs' work to be presented at the ASLA conference next week ("Restoration Ecology In Agrarian Landscapes") — Read More

American Chestnut, Biotechnology (10/25)

Additional coverage on ESF researchers and resistant genes/trees. ("Researchers replanting resistant chestnut trees"; 10/17/11) — Read More

Mole Day, National Chemistry Week (10/24)

Additional coverage on Mole Day held during National Chemistry Week. ("ESF/Holy moly: Students celebrate Mole Day, National Chemistry Week at Manley Field House"; 10/24/11) — Read More

Ecowillow, Biomass (10/24)

Story on the family and business that is licensed to propagate and sell Ecowillow, developed by ESF researchers. ("Roots and wings"; 10/21/11) — Read More

EROI, Sustainability (10/24)

Read new paper co-authored by ESF's Dr. Charles Hall on EROI available through Open Access. ("A New Long Term Assessment of Energy Return on Investment (EROI) for U.S. Oil and Gas Discovery and Production") — Read More

Wildlife Management, Hunting, Trapping (10/21)

Story on new course designed by ESF's Dr. Jacqueline Frair. ("Class gives SUNY ESF students well-rounded perspective on hunting and fishing"; 10/21/11) — Read More

Children in Nature, New York (10/21)

See story and listen to interview with ESF's Paul Hai. ("Interview With Paul Hai – Children in Nature New York"; 10/20/11) — Read More

Hydraulic Fracturing, Central New York (10/21)

Story and video on a non-traditional method ESF and SU student members of NYPIRG used to educate the public on hydraulic fracturing. ("Hydrofracking haunted house"; 10/20/11) — Read More

American Chestnut, Biotechnology (10/21)

Drs. Donald Leopold, William Powell and Charles Maynard will speak at the 28th Annual American Chestnut Foundation Meeting this weekend. ("Good Morning, Buffalo: Back before the emerald ash borer"; 10/21/11) — Read More

Roland Batten Memorial Lecture (10/21)

ESF alumnus H. Keith Wagner to deliver Roland Batten Memorial Lecture. ("Roland Batten Memorial Lecture on Architecture and Design Oct. 26"; 10/20/11) — Read More

FarmHack@ESF (10/21)

News story by ERE senior Leanna Mulvhill. ("FarmHack: Farmers and Designers Working Together"; 10/20/11) — Read More

American Chestnut, Biotechnology (10/20)

SUNY-ESF's chestnut biotechnology program and transgenic trees are mentioned in story. ("Mission to restore American chestnut gains momentum";10/19/11) — Read More

2011 Borlaug Lecture (10/20)

ESF alumnus Dr. Julio Cesar Calvo Alvarado to deliver Borlaug Lecture. ("Costa Rican institute president will deliver 2011 Borlaug Lecture"; 10/19/11) — Read More

Hill Collaboration on Environmental Medicine, Syracuse (10/19)

ESF's Vice Provost for Research Neil H. Ringler in video on new partnership. ("Medical and environmental research combined"; 10/18/11) — Read More

Fall Colors, Central New York (10/18)

Video of Terry Ettinger with expert Dr. Donald Leopold on fall colors in CNY. ("Garden Journeys: CNY's fall colors"; 10/16/11) — Read More

Don Leopold on WRVO: Fall Colors, Central New York (10/18)

ESF expert Dr. Donald J. Leopold again on fall colors in CNY. ("Local tree expert says central New York has the best fall color in the nation"; 10/18/11) — Read More

Ethics of Eating (10/18)

Ph.D. student Catherine Landis was on the panel that explored the spiritual aspects of eating, ("Ethics of Eating Fall 2011"; 10/17/11) — Read More

American Dental Association (10/17)

ESF alumnus William Calnon was named president of American Dental Association. ("New York Dentist Named President of the American Dental Association"; 10/14/11) — Read More

Forest Products, Mill Management (10/17)

ESF's Dr. Rene Germain and Dr. William Smith will speak at upcoming symposium for loggers, mill owners and forest landowners. — Read More

Forest Health Initiative, Biotechnology (10/17)

ESF researchers are involved in new biotechnology initiative involving cross-breeding and genetics as they try to create a sturdy chestnut tree. ("New hope for a vanished giant"; 10/17/11) — Read More

Renewable Energy, Power of SUNY (10/17)

Story on new transatlantic teaching and research partnerships: ESF and UAS7 share key strengths in teaching and research including a focus on renewable energies. ("SUNY and German colleges sign partnership agreement"; 10/14/11) — Read More

UV/EB Process Curing Systems Technology Center (10/14)

Story mentions the new UV/EB Tech Center and recent conference. ("uv.eb EAST 2011 Shows Opportunities for Energy Curing in PE") — Read More

Emerald Ash Borer, Invasive Species (10/14)

ESF expert Dr. Donald J. Leopold in story on the invasive Emerald Ash Borer. ("Emerald Ash Borer spotted in New York, could destroy the state's ash trees"; 10/13/11) — Read More

Partners for Education & Business, Community Engagement (10/13)

SUNY-ESF will be a participant in Manufacturing Careers Day programs beginning 10/13/11. ("MACNY and Partners for Education & Business To Hold Second Annual Manufacturing Careers Day"; 10/12/11) — Read More

Chemistry, Community Engagement (10/12)

ESF's Dr. Neal Abrams will present a series of interactive Halloween chemistry demonstrations at the MOST on 10/15/11. ("Creepy Chemistry: Glowing Pumpkins, Magical Genies, Mysterious Fog and Much More!") — Read More

Fall Foliage (10/12)

ESF's Dr. Lawrence P. Abrahamson is quoted in story on fall leaves. ("Weather delays turning of leaves"; 10/12/11) — Read More

Greenhouse Gas (10/11)

Learn how to calculate your greenhouse gas emissions at 10/21/11 workshop. ("Greenhouse Gas Reporting Initiative and Overview of Green Design Guidelines") — Read More

Farmhack@ESF (10/11)

Story by ESF student Leanna Patricia Mulvihill. ("Farmhack@ESF"; 10/10/11) — Read More

Adirondack North Country, Sustainability (10/11)

ESF researchers were involved in the surveys focusing on a sustainable economic future for the Adirondack North Country region. ("Surveys: Investment priorities differ"; 10/11/11) — Read More

Paws in Motion, Volunteering (10/11)

ESF student Stephanie Figary, along with others, volunteers to walk dogs at animal shelter. ("ESF/Who let the dogs out?: Student volunteers increase adoption odds by walking shelter dogs", 10//10/11) — Read More

Habitat for Humanity, Fundraising (10/11)

ESF students helped raise $6,000 for Habitat for Humanity through participation in the annual Shack-A-Thon. ("Habitat for Humanity/Shack-A-Thon volunteers receive individual thanks for participation"; 10/10/11) — Read More

CNY Biotechnology Research Center (10/11)

A joint venture involving ESF, the CNY Biotechnology Research Center should be completed by June 2012.  ("Central New York Biotechnology Center on track to open next summer "; 10/8/11)

Climate Change, Africa (10/7)

ESF's Dr. Sadie J. Ryan is mentioned in story. ("UNH professors lead research grant in African national parks"; 10/6/11) — Read More

Fall Foliage (10/7)

ESF expert Dr. Donald J. Leopold in another story on fall color. ("Fall Colors are on the way"; 10/6/11) — Read More

Habitat for Humanity (10/6)

ESF is participating in the Shack-A-Thon event on the Quad that raises awareness about affordable housing. ("Habitat for Humanity/Organization to set up shacks on Quad"; 10/5/11) — Read More

Animal Physiology (10/6)

EFB Professor Scott Turner's Animal Physiology lectures are featured on the iTunes U homepage for a short while. — Read More

History of World (10/3)

EFB's Dr. Jonathan Cohen appeared in the History Channel/H2 documentary called "A History of the World in Two Hours" which will be rebroadcast at 9 p.m. Thursday. — Read More

Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School (10/3)

Students from the Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School toured the ESF campus as an introduction to their course. ("Field Trip to SUNY ESF with EFB-120 Class") — Read More

Combined Heat & Power, Sustainability (10/3)

ESF's Michael Kelleher presented at the 11th annual Symposium on Environmental and Energy Systems sponsored by the Syracuse Center of Excellence. ("Alliance Members Participate in Panel on Biomass Heating and CHP Applications"; 9/26/11) — Read More

ESF Enrollment, University Hill (10/3)

ESF enrollment is up along with other colleges in the area. ("Syracuse University, SUNY ESF, Upstate Medical all face student enrollment increase"; 10/3/11) — Read More

Community Service, Volunteering (10/3)

ESF student Robert Miller organized students to help clean up and repair storm damage. ("ESF/Flood waters: Students travel to Margaretville, NY, to help clean up after tropical storm"; 10/2/11) — Read More

Flash Mob (10/3)

ESF and SU Chinese students participated in flash mob on the quad. ("Flash mob celebrates national day of pride with song, dance"; 10/3/11) — Read More

Sustainability, Climate Change (9/30)

ESF President Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., delivered the keynote. ("First SUNY Sustainability Officers' Conference Sept. 19 and 20 at SUNY Empire State College"; 9/22/11) — Read More

Fall Foliage (9/30)

ESF expert Dr. Donald J. Leopold in story of CNY's recent weather and impact on fall foliage. ("Rain dampens fall colors"; 9/29/11) — Read More

Renewable Energy, Green Infrastructure, Sustainability (9/30)

SUNY-ESF and President Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., mentioned in story. ("CNY can learn from other successful projects"; 9/30/11) — Read More

Adirondack Interpretive Center, Newcomb (9/30)

ESF's Paul Hai noted in story about session to be held 9/30/11 in Newcomb. ("Two forums to explore reinventing the Adirondack Park Agency and revitalizing communities"; 9/29/11) — Read More

High School for Environmental Studies, Global Environment (9/30)

ESF partners with the High School for Environmental Studies in NYC to provide a course worth four college credits. — Read More

Clark Fork-Pend Oreille Conservancy (9/30)

ESF alumnus Eric W. Grace will be the executive director of the Clark Fork-Pend Oreille Conservancy. ("Conservancy has new director"; 9/29/11) — Read More

Climate Change, Africa (9/29)

A new ESF faculty member, Dr. Sadie J. Ryan, is collaborator on project that explores links between land use, climate and wildlife in protected areas of Uganda. ("GSU scientist examines climate's role in pressures on protected lands in Africa"; 9/19/11) — Read More

ERENGINEERING, Farmhack@ESF (9/28)

See new ERENGINEERING blog at ESF with current story about Farmhack@ESF. — Read More

Green Entrepreneurship, Eship (9/28)

See the CNY Business Exchange Report on ESF's Eship [Green Entrepreneurship]. ("Report of SUNY ESF's Eship Program"; pg. 58-59) — Read More

Free Flu Shots (9/27)

("Free flu shots for SU, SUNY-ESF students"; 9/26/11) — Read More

CNY Biotechnology Research Center (9/27)

With all funding now in place, construction completion is projected at June 2012. ("Construction resumes on future Biotechnology Center"; 9/26/11) — Read More

Insects, Bees, Wasps (9/27)

ESF expert and entomologist Dr. Lawrence P. Abrahamson quoted in story about bees and wasps this time of year. ("Your Stories Question: Are bees particularly aggressive this season?"; 9/21/11) — Read More

Social Media (9/27)

ESF admissions officer quoted in story on social media and college admission. ("Some colleges using Facebook to screen students"; 9/22/11) — Read More

Community Garden, Urban Farm (9/27)

ESF mentioned in story about Southwest Community Farm. ("Syracuse community gardeners celebrate the season's success"; 9/25/11) — Read More

Moving Planet Day and Climate Change (9/27)

Daily Orange story on campus action to bring about awareness about global climate change. ("ESF/Global movement: Campus joins together to demand action against carbon dioxide concentrations"; 9/26/11) — Read More

Moving Planet Day; Climate Change (9/27)

Coverage of rally designed to draw attention to the need to lower the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. ("ESF students, staff and faculty draw attention to dangers of increasing carbon dioxide levels"; 9/24/11) — Read More

Syracuse Center of Excellence, LEED (9/27)

ESF President Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., quoted in story about LEED certification and the Syracuse COE. ("Syracuse Center of Excellence earns highest LEED certification"; 9/23/11) — Read More

Opinion on Moving Planet Day (9/27)

ESF president, Cornelius B. "Neil" Murphy, Jr. contributed to op-ed piece on Moving Planet Day organized worldwide with the a unified idea: moving beyond fossil fuels. ("Friday's Readers' Page centerpiece: Events Saturday urge action to cut greenhouse gas emissions"; 9/23/11) — Read More

ESF History (9/22)

Story on the growth and change on the ESF campus over 100 years; one of several in the Daily Orange about ESF's Centennial. ("Building on the past: ESF constructs its identity one new building at a time"; 9/22/11) — Read More

Biochemistry, Biobased Products (9/21)

ESF's Dr. Christopher Nomura will be presenting "Designing Metabolic Pathways for Biochemical Production of Biodegradable Plastics" on 10/6/11 at the Chemistry-Physics Lecture Series in Buffalo. ("Chemistry-Physics Lecture Series Begins September 22"; 9/20/11) — Read More

Carbon Footprint, Sustainability (9/21)

ESF president, Cornelius B. "Neil" Murphy, Jr. quoted in story about cutting schools' carbon footprints. ("Conference gets academics to think green"; 9/20/11) — Read More

St. Lawrence River, Volunteering (9/20)

ESF student participated in St. Lawrence River trash cleanup. ("Diving for trash"; 9/18/11) — Read More

Land Use and Ethics (9/20)

Story on upcoming symposium on Land Use and Ethics. ("Join the Land Use and Ethics Conversation"; 9/17/11) — Read More

Ranger School, Wanakena (9/20)

Story on the increase in Ranger School enrollment. ("Wanakena Ranger School's Remarkable Growth"; 9/19/11) — Read More

Adirondack InterpretiveCenter, Newcomb (9/20)

Upcoming programs at AIC mentioned in story. ("Autumn arrives with much to do"; 9/18/11) — Read More

Acid Rain, Songbirds (9/20)

ESF mentioned in story on transfer of calcium, mercury and aluminum through food webs in the Adirondacks. ("Research Shows that Soil Calcium Limits Forest Songbirds"; 9/17/11) — Read More

Climate Change (9/20)

Story on the upcoming "350 Rally" to be held on ESF quad. ("Sept. 24 rally on SUNY-ESF campus part of global effort to focus attention on climate crisis"; 9/16/11) — Read More

Hydraulic Fracturing, Drinking Water (9/19)

ESF scientists joined others in signing letter to Governor Cuomo about hydrofracking's threat to municipal drinking water systems. ("Scientists: Drilling threat to water"; 9/16/11) — Read More

Green Infrastructure (9/19)

ESF's new Centennial Hall received a Green Improvement Fund grant used toward installation of green infrastructure. ("Green Improvement Fund – SUNY ESF Residence Hall"; 2011) — Read More

ERE's Pasco Wins Collegiate Class in Lake George Triathlon (9/15)

ERE graduate student Nick Pasco has won the collegiate class in the 2011 Lake George Triathlon. — Read More

Environmental Policy (9/15)

ESF instructor Dan Maffei to run again. ("Eye on Albany Spotlight: Dan Maffei will run for Congress a fourth time"; 9/15/11) — Read More

Cultural Landscapes, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design (9/15)

ESF alumnus Charles Birnbaum regularly blogs about cultural landscapes and landscape architecture. ("ESF Alumnus Regularly on Huffington Post"; 9/14/11) — Read More

ESF History (9/15)

A local conservationist was mentioned as force behind establishing the College. ("Jewish Federation's Richard Friedman plans move to New Jersey";9/15/11) — Read More

Food Justice (9/14)

ESF students to speak at upcoming seminars on food justice issues. ("Students to explore ethics of eating"; 9/14/11) — Read More

Top Universities, Rankings (9/14)

Additional coverage on ESF's national ranking. ("Syracuse University, SUNY-ESF named top 50 best value colleges and top 100 national universities"; 9/14/11) — Read More

Shad Restoration Project, Hudson River (9/14)

ESF graduate student Chris Nack in video about the Shad Restoration Project. ("Seining with Chris Nack for the Shad Restoration Project"; 9/7/11) — Read More

Climate Change (9/14)

ESF mentioned in story about climate change impacts on birds, bees and trees. ("Alamosa Trees: Effects of climate change on the birds and bees ... and trees: Part 1"; 9/13/11) — Read More

Top Universities, Rankings (9/14)

Additional coverage on ESF's nationally recognized high rankings among universities. ("SUNY ESF earns top spot in national magazine"; 9/13/11) — Read More

Orange Dialogue for Peace, Fullbright (9/13)

Some ESF students participated in this program to learn about other cultures and acquire skills to handle conflict. ("Out on a limb: Students reveal personal stories, culture during Orange Dialogue for Peace retreat"; 9/12/11) — Read More

Blue-Green Algae, Sodus Bay (9/13)

ESF's Dr. Gregory Boyer will be guest speaker at 9/24/11 "Save our Sodus" event. ("Annual Meeting Dinner Spetember 24th"; 9/12/11) — Read More

Savannah Cat, Bengal Cat (9/13)

ESF 's Ron Giegerich on cat breed that is a mix of wild and domestic. ("Exotic cat spotted in Cortland County"; 9/12/11) — Read More

Peace Corps' Masters International Program (9/13)

ESF graduate students can earn a master's degree in conjunction with Peace Corps service. ("SUNY, Peace Corps forge partnership"; 9/13/11) — Read More

University Hill, Syracuse (9/12)

Story on large local development projects that have recently been completed, are under way or soon to start --ESF has three. ("Syracuse's University Hill area, despite shaky economy, is home to more than $780 million in new construction"; 9/11/11) — Read More

Aquaponics (9/12)

Additional coverage of ESF grad student Michael Amadori's project that transforms waste. ("ESF: Lasting leftovers: Graduate student develops system to transform food waste into agriculture"; 9/12/11) — Read More

Renewable Energy (9/8)

ESF is partnering with ESM to offer an "Introduction to Renewal Energy" class. ("CNY schools gear up for a new year"; 9/6/11) — Read More

Hunting, Squirrel (9/7)

ESF professor emeritus Dr. Rainer H. Brocke shares a recipe for squirrel hunters. ("Retired ESF prof shares his favorite squirrel recipe"; 9/7/11) — Read More

Biomass, Bioenergy, Bioproduct (9/7)

ESF researchers contributed to the August 2011 report from the Department of Energy; "US Billion-Ton Update: Biomass Supply for a Bioenergy and Bioproducts Industry".Read More

Biodiesel, Recycling (9/7)

Story and video of how ESF once again recycles the New York State Fair butter sculpture into biodiesel. ("Butter Sculpture transformed into fuel"; 9/6/11) — Read More

Construction Management, Design (9/7)

ESF mentioned in story as having aided in bringing the new longhouse to life with research on longhouse construction, drawing floor plans and obtaining construction materials. ("Longhouse dedicated at Indian Village"; 9/2/11) — Read More

Forestry, Forest Landowners (9/7)

There will be a two day symposium held at ESF in November for Loggers, Foresters, Mill Owners and Forest Landowners. — Read More

Northeast Environmental Youth Camp (8/31)

Story on another successful year of the camp directed by ESF's Dr. Robin L. Kimmerer. ("Northeast Environmental Youth Camp 2011"; 8/29/11) — Read More

Great Lakes—St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact (8/30)

ESF's Dr. Richard C. Smardon on the recent legislation for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact. ("SUNY ESF professor: Great Lakes Compact makes sure NY takes care of its precious water"; 8/28/11) — Read More

Biodiesel, Recycling (8/26)

ESF will be recycling the butter sculpture once again into biodiesel. ("Feeding the Future Unveiled as 2011 Butter Sculpture at New York State Fair"; 8/24/11) — Read More

New York State Fair (8/26)

Fair administrators, in partnership with ESF, strategized ways to improve methods to reduce Fair trash being dumped in landfills as well as stormwater drainage through the use of porous pavements. ("The Green Team"; 8/24/11) — Read More

Blue-Green Algae, Sodus Bay (8/26)

Brief news story on Dr. Gregory L. Boyer's new grant to study algae. ("Researchers get $400K to study Sodus Bay algae"; 8/25/11) — Read More

Environmental Policy (8/25)

Story on Dan Maffei who will be teaching at ESF this fall. ("Story on Former Rep. Dan Maffei says he's ready for rematch with Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle"; 8/24/11) — Read More

Northern Forest Institute, Land Use and Ethics (8/25)

SUNY-ESF Northern Forest Institute invites submissions for its first annual symposium of interdisciplinary scholarship in land use and ethics, to be held at Huntington Wildlife Forest, Newcomb, NY in June 2012. ("2012 Symposium Open Call for Papers"; 8/23/11) — Read More

EEE, Insecticides (8/23)

ESF's expert, Dr. Lawrence P. Abrahamson, is featured in video about EEE and insect control. ("SUNY-ESF Researcher Talks About EEE Spraying"; 8/2211) — Read More

SUNY System-ness (8/22)

ESF is noted as participating in "system-ness" by creating local partnerships and collaborations with neighboring institutions. ("Sharing SUNY presidents: Plan could cut administrative costs, boost academics, build alliances"; 8/21/11) — Read More

Honeywell Institute for Ecosystems Education (8/22)

ESF's president, Cornelius B. "Neil" Murphy, Jr., joined educators to congratulate them on their completion of the program and the positive impact they will have on CNY. ("Fourteen Top Middle School Science Teachers Learn New Teaching Techniques to Inspire Student Learning in the Classroom"; 8/17/11) — Read More

Mosquitoes, EEE, Swamps (8/22)

ESF expert Dr. Lawrence P. Abrahamson quoted in another story of the EEE threat in CNY. ("Why Central New York is a hot bed for Eastern equine encephalitis"; 8/20/11) — Read More

Brookhaven National Laboratory, STEM (8/22)

ESF's president, Cornelius B. "Neil" Murphy, Jr., once a Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) summer student, gave the keynote address at the closing ceremony. ("Summer Students' Sayanora", 8/19/11) — Read More

Hydraulic Fracturing, Central New York (8/22)

ESF expert Robert W. Malmsheimer quoted in story on hydrofracturing. ("Central New York municipalities take steps to control hydrofracking"; 8/21/11) — Read More

iTree, Native Plants, Remediation (8/22)

Another story on the iTree app. ("USFS Invests in iTree Application to Help Homeowners with Tree Planting"; 8/19/11) — Read More

Emerald Ash Borer (8/22)

ESF is mentioned in story on the emerald ash borer (EAB) as having participated in surveys regarding the EAB since 2003. ("Second Emerald Ash Borer Infestation Found in Erie County"; 8/19/11) — Read More

CNY Regional Economic Development Council (8/19)

ESF's president, Cornelius B. "Neil" Murphy, Jr., in story and video on the activities of the newly developed council. ("Economic councils outline vision for future"; 8/17/11) — Read More

Mosquitoes, EEE, West Nile Virus (8/19)

ESF expert Dr. Lawrence P. Abrahamson in story and video on mosquito spraying. ("What happens during mosquito spraying"? 8/18/11) — Read More

Urban Homesteading (8/18)

Story about ESF alum Frank Cetera, who lives green and will be a urban homesteader. ("Permaculture Club;" 8/17/11) — Read More

ESF History (8/18)

As SUNY Upstate celebrates its anniversary, note that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt mentioned ESF in his dedication speech as the cornerstone was laid for Upstate 75 years ago. ("Remarks at the Dedication of the Medical College, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.")Read More

iTree, Native Plants, Remediation (8/18)

Story on ESF project to enhance computer application called iTree. ("ESF wins grant to enhance iTree app, show links of urban forest, climate change and public health"); 8/17/11 — Read More

Biomaterials (8/17)

ESF alum Dr. George Collins is named in more than 40 technical publications and 30 U.S. patents. — Read More

Landscape Design, Leetonia Beehive Coke Oven Commission (8/17)

Landscape architecture master's student Marin Braco will speak at meeting on Aug. 16 about the 35-acre coke oven park site in the Leetonia comprehensive design plan. ("Leetonia Beehive Coke Oven Meeting", Aug. 12) — Read More

NYS-DEC, Wildlife Management (8/16)

See pages 38 & 39 for SUNY-ESF wildlife research featured in the NYS-DEC Hunting & Trapping Guide for 2011-2012.
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EEE, Mosquitoes (8/16)

ESF's Dr. Lawrence Abrahamson, senior research associate, is quoted in story on EEE. ("4-year-old girl's death from EEE isn't enough to prompt Oswego County officials to spray for mosquitoes"; 8/16/11) — Read More

Centennial Hall (8/12)

Story and photos of ESF's new dormitory. ("SUNY ESF's first dorm furnished with Stickley furniture"; 8/12/11) — Read More

Honeywell Institute for Ecosystems Education (8/12)

Speakers from ESF were represented in the Honeywell program. ("Middle school teachers learn about science, ecosystems during Honeywell program"; 8/12/11) — Read More

Sustainability, Green Construction (8/11)

Story about ESF alumni couple winning a sustainability award for rebuilding home after fire. ("Lombard couple's home rebuild wins sustainability award"; 8/8/11) — Read More

Squirrels (8/11)

ESF's Roosevelt Wildlife Collection curator Ron Giegerich is quoted in story. ("Manlius man wonders why squirrels are chewing on his deck"; 8/7/11) — Read More

Power of SUNY (8/11)

ESF's President Murphy is mentioned in Chancellor's conversation with regard to commitment to energy and life sciences. ("Sunday Opinion: A conversation with SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher"; 8/7/11) — Read More

ESF Woodsmen (8/5)

ESF alumnus featured in story. ("He's got chops: Groton man will compete again at the U.S. lumberjacking championships"; 8/5/11) — Read More

Green Development (8/5)

ESF works with others to develop and test a drain filter that will remove oil and other toxins before they reach sewer systems and area watersheds. ("Antek Inc. Awarded SyracuseCoE Technology Demonstration Funding") — Read More

NYS-DEC (8/5)

Another ESF alumni joining DEC. ("Gerstman Joins DEC as Executive Deputy Commissioner; McTiernan to Serve as Deputy Counsel"; 8/4/11)" — Read More

Ranger School (8/4)

Story on the increasing enrollment at the SUNY-ESF Ranger School in Wanakena. ("Ranger School enrollment surges"; 8/4/11) — Read More

Solar Panels, Solar Energy (8/1)

Video showing students in Dr. Neal Abrams lab making dye-sensitized solar cells. ("Building Solar Panels at Home"; 7/30/11) — Read More

American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA) (8/1)

ESF's Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus George W. Curry will receive the 2011 ASLA Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal which recognizes significant and sustained excellence in landscape architecture education. ("ASLA Announces Society's 2011 Honors"; 7/29/11) — Read More

SUNY-ESF Centennial (7/29)

Additional story and video on the SUNY-ESF centennial. ("SUNY ESF celebrates birthday, looks forward to future"; 7/28/11) — Read More

Cougar (7/29)

ESF's Dr. H. Brian Underwood quoted in story on wild cougar killed in Connecticut. ("Wild cougar killed in Connecticut will likely spark Upstate sightings of big cats"; 7/28/11) — Read More

SUNY-ESF Centennial (7/28)

Story on the SUNY-ESF centennial. ("Matt's Memo: Centennial salute to ESF"; 7/28/11 — Read More

SUNY-ESF Centennial (7/28)

Story on the celebration of SUNY-ESF's centennial year and the fundraising campaign. ("Celebrating its 100th year, SUNY ESF raises $11.5 million in first large fundraising campaign";7/28/11) — Read More

CNY Regional Economic Development Council (7/27)

ESF's president, Cornelius B. "Neil" Murphy, Jr., to be appointed as member of newly established Central New York Regional Economic Development Council. ("SU Chancellor Nancy Cantor, business group leader Robert Simpson will recommend CNY business projects for state aid"; 7/26/11) — Read More

Bioprocess, Material Engineering (7/27)

Another ESF alumus, Dr. Joel J. Pawlak, in news story/video with eco-friendly discovery. ("Super-foam makes contaminated water fit to drink") — Read More

Landscape Architecture, Preservation (7/25)

The late ESF alumnus Tony Kotz, a respected landscape architect statewide, has memorial dedicated by Dune Coalition. ("Dune Coalition Dedicates Kotz Memorial"; 6/20/11) — Read More

Community Design, Cape Vincent (7/25)

ESF's Robin E. Hoffman is part of consulting team facilitating public workshop for creating a development plan to revitalize a key section of downtown Cape Vincent, a gateway into the United States side of the Thousand Islands. ("Cape Vincent LDC Back on Track with Club Street Revitalization Plan"; 7/18/11) — Read More

Bass Fishing, Onondaga Lake (7/25)

ESF's Dr. Neil H. Ringler, a fisheries scientist and vice provost for research, is quoted in story about bass in Onondaga Lake. ("So, what's really going on with the Onondaga Lake bass fishing lately?"; 7/24/11) — Read More

SU/ESF Food Co-Op (7/25)

ESF student helps organize the SU/ESF Food Co-Op, a group of students united by dedication to establish a co-operative cafe and grocery store that will serve the populations of Syracuse University and SUNY-ESF.

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Urban Farm, Community Gardening (7/25)

ESF partners with other organizations and volunteers on the Southwest Community Farm project at the corner of Midland and Bellevue Avenues. ("Southwest Community Farm"; 7/23/11) — Read More

SUNY-ESF Centennial (7/21)

Story and photos about the history of SUNY-ESF and the upcoming Centennial Celebration. ("Green is the color the College of Environmental Science and Forestry chooses to exemplify its 100 years"; 7/21/11) — Read More

Farm Hack (7/19)

ESF environmental resources engineering senior currently interning at farm has organized a one-day event for farmers and designers of all varieties with the goal of creating relatively low-cost, easy to implement solutions for small scale farmers. ("Farm Hack Comes to SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry"; 7/18/11) — Read More

Animal Behavior, Animal Communication (7/15)

ESF specialists Dr. William Shields and Dr. H. Brian Underwood are quoted in story. ("African lion dung from zoo used by some CNY gardeners to keep rabbits away"; 7/15/11) — Read More

Honeywell Summer Science Week, Mudboils (7/15)

Additional coverage of ESF participation in Honeywell Summer Science Week, which included a field trip to the Tully mudboils. ("Students get hands-on education during Honeywell Summer Science Week at the MOST"; 7/15/11). — Read More

Honeywell Summer Science Week, MOST (7/15)

Photos and story showing ESF participation in Honeywell Summer Science Week at the MOST. ("81 Middle School Students to Experience Hands-On Science Exploration at Sixth and Largest Honeywell Summer Science Week at the MOST"; 7/12/11) — Read More

Emerald Ash Borer (7/15)

Dr. Melissa Fierke's research is mentioned in story about the emerald ash borer. ("Green Monster"; 7/13/11) — Read More

Tiger Lily, Syracuse (7/15)

ESF expert Dr. Donald Leopold quoted in story about the possibility of the tiger lily becoming the official flower of Syracuse. ("The Tiger Lily: A problem-solver as our official flower?"; 7/13/11) — Read More

Science Horizons Program (7/15)

Members of ESF community participate in the Science Horizons Program as lecturers and field trip hosts. ("Young scientists participate in Science Horizons Program"; 7/13/11) — Read More

Environmental Policy, Law (7/15)

Dr. Robert Malmsheimer mentioned in New York Times story about controversial study of politically charged issue, the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) and proposed amendment. ("Study: Forest Service Paid $6.1M in Groups' Legal Fees Over 6 Years"; 7/11/11) — Read More

Onondaga Lake (7/12)

ESF students help local 8th-graders do analysis of the quality and chemistry of the water in Onondaga Lake. ("Science summer camp studies Onondaga Lake watershed"; 7/11/11) — Read More

Blue-green Algae (7/11)

ESF graduate student Justine Schmidt quoted in story and video about algae in Oneida Lake. ("Beaches remain closed; water tests positive for toxic algae'; 7/7/11
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American Chestnut, Biotechnology (7/5)

ESF American chestnut genetic research mentioned in story. ("Maine Gardener: Efforts to bring back the great American chestnut raise hopes"; 7/3/11) — Read More

American Chestnut, Biotechnology (6/30)

ESF expert Dr. Charles Maynard in photo and story: students to study trees containing gene thought resistant to fungus that causes American chestnut blight.. ("Chestnut Project Grows": 6/30/11) — Read More

Insects (6/29)

ESF's Dr. Lawrence Abrahamson in story on wood-eating insects. ("Quit bugging me!"; 6/26/11) — Read More

Blue-green algae (6/29)

ESF expert Dr. Gregory L. Boyer is quoted in story about the potentially dangerous cyanobacteria in New York lakes. ("Unsafe algae could make a return"; 6/29/11) — Read More

ESF Grad Student Featured on Sustainability Site (6/29)

Andrea M. Webster, a second-year master's student in in the Environmental Studies graduate program, is featured on the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education's "AASHE Bulletin Student Sustainability Diary". Drawing on her master's thesis research on "Diversity in the Campus Sustainability Field," Webster discusses what she believes to be three important steps to ensure that all stakeholders are included in campus sustainability decision-making. — Read More

Emerald Ash Borer, Invasive Species (6/29)

ESF's Dr. Melissa Fierke studies invasive species, including the emerald ash borer. ("Fighting the Emerald Ash Borer"; 6/27/11) — Read More

Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture (6/29)

ESF Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus George W. Curry and alumnus Paul Mercurio are mentioned in story. ("Syracuse considers changes to West Street to slow traffic, make it more people friendly"; 6/28/11) — Read More

Biodigester, Waste-to-energy (6/28)

ESF worked with Village of Minoa on biodigester which ESM classes studied. ("Could compost piles someday heat a home? East Syracuse Minoa students try to figure out"; 6/28/11) — Read More

Fisheries; Wet Laboratory (6/27)

Major improvements will be made to the wet labs at ESF facilities on Governor's Island and the main campus. ("SUNY-ESF planning science lab upgrades"; 6/26/11) — Read More

Bioblitz (6/24)

ESF's bioblitz was covered by WWNY television. (Students Get Crash Course Through "Bio-Blitz"; 6/22/11) — Read More

Great Lakes, Blue-green Algae (6/23)

ESF's Dr. Gregory Boyer, director of the Great Lakes Research Consortium, continues his work on blue-green algae research and efforts to increase funding for freshwater research in New York. ("Studying New York's Great Lakes"; 6/21/11) — Read More

Deep Lake Water Cooling, Syracuse (6/20)

Dr. James Hassett, SUNY-ESF professor emeritus, mentioned in coverage of proposal under consideration. ("Cool" Local Project; 6/9/11) — Read More

Mosquitoes (6/20)

SUNY-ESF's entomologist and extension specialist Kim Adams is quoted in story. ("The buzz on mosquitoes: a guide to what works -- and what doesn't -- to keep the pests away"; 6/18/11) — Read More

Native Plants, Onondaga Lake (6/20)

Video coverage of SUNY-ESF partnering in Onondaga Lake Cleanup with tree and shrub plantings on three-acre site. ("Work continues on cleanup of Onondaga Lake"; 6/17/11) — Read More

New York Sea Grant, Lake Ontario (6/17)

Sea Grant notes the nearly two decades of Great Lakes fisheries-related work carried out by ESF's Dr. Neil Ringler and others; specifically, the breakthrough salmon and trout research that provides information about stocking Lake Ontario. — Read More

Landscape Architecture, Sustainability (6/17)

Story on design project by ESF graduate student in Landscape Architecture. ("Imagining the Future of Hastings' Waterfront"; 6/16/11) — Read More

ESF Trustee Emeritus (6/16)

SUNY-ESF Trustee Emertius John D. Marsellus wins 2011 Donald G. Colvin Conservation Award. ("Montezuma Audubon Center to honor Honeywell and state parks official for conservation efforts"; 6/15/11) — Read More

Deconstruction, Green Infrastructure (6/15)

ESF students presented their work at the Building Materials Reuse Association DECON '11 conference. ("A systems approach to vacant properties using deconstruction and biological processes") and ("Right Sizing Community Deconstruction Development"). — Read More

Engineers without Borders (6/15)

See pamphlet on the Buena Vista, Honduras Community Water Supply Project that the SUNY-ESF Student Chapter of Engineers without Borders have been working on. — Read More

Landscape Architecture, Sustainability (6/15)

Sustainable Futures is an interdisciplinary program in architecture, landscape architecture and planning involving five university partners and the Monteverde Institute. SUNY-ESF is a collaborator. — Read More

Upstate New York, Demography (6/13)

ESF's Margaret Bryant is mentioned in story about the changing demographics of upstate New York. ("Changing upstate populations creates challenges"; 6/10/11) — Read More

Remote Sensing, Climate Change (6/13)

Read about a project of ESF's Giorgos Mountrakis at the NASA Earth Exchange (NEX). — Read More

Ecology and the Environment (6/13)

ESF's Karin Limburg is on the editorial board of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, the members' journal of the Ecological Society of America. — Read More

Papermaking (6/13)

Additional coverage on the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree made into special paper at ESF's pilot plant. ("Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Used for House, Picture Book"; 6/14/11) — Read More

Native Plants, Onondaga Lake (6/10)

ESF's Donald J. Leopold is quoted in story about enhancements to the lakeshore and the 47 diverse native plant species that will be used. ("Community Helps Shape Onondaga Lake Shoreline in Geddes"; 6/1/11) — Read More

Willows, Biomass (6/8)

ESF research expertise with shrub willow demonstration plots and project with the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Central School District is noted on updated site. — Read More

Salt Marshes, Montezuma (6/6)

"Island Salt Marshes of Montezuma" presentation given at symposium in April 2011 at the Montezuma Audubon Center. — Read More

Urban Trail (6/6)

SUNY-ESF assists with plans to highlight various parts of the trail, including different trees and wildlife. ("Urban Environmental Trail opens at Sunnycrest Park"; 6/3/11) — Read More

Alumna Receives Chancellor's Award (6/6)

ESF Alumna Susan Tripp received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service. ("Two HVCC faculty members receive SUNY Chancellor's Award"; 6/6/11) — Read More

Beetles (6/3)

SUNY-ESF's entomologist and extension specialist Kim Adams is mentioned in story. ("WOOD STORY") — Read More

The Meaning of Green (6/1)

ESF alumna's story on the subject of going green. ("What Does Going Green Really Mean?"; 5/13/11) — Read More

Northern Forest Institute (6/1)

Story by ESF's new public environmental philosopher. ("Philosophy at SUNY ESF's Northern Forest Institute"; 6/1/11) — Read More

CNY Biotechnology Research Center (6/1)

The CNY Biotechnology Research Center, in which ESF partners with Upstate Medical University, is mentioned in a story about SUNY's economic impact. ("State University of New York Stepping Forward to Build New York's Economy"; 6/1/11) — Read More

Coyote, Wolf (5/31)

ESF research study mentioned in story. ("Coyote? Coydog? Wolf?"; 5/31/11) — Read More

Climate Change (5/31)

Dineshkumar Moghariya, graduate student with Richard Smardon, presented his work at Local to Regional Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies conference. — Read More

Alumna Julie King connects consumers with local food (5/31)

Ranger School and ESF alumna Julie King, who manages The Farmers' Marketplace, in Tupper Lake is featured in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise. ("Julie King Manages the Farmers' Marketplace"; 5/25/11) — Read More

Trout Bums (5/31)

"Late nights of revelry seem typical for most college students. But instead of standing in the line at Chuck's Cafe, imagine standing along the banks of a river, hoping a trout will take your meticulously tied fly." Read more about ESF's "Trout Bums" in the SU Newhouse School's online newsletter, Newshouse. — Read More

Remote sensing (5/26)

SUNY-ESF led the proposal resulting in Affiliate status and is the point of contact for NewYorkView, which facilitates access to diverse remote sensing data/products and supports collaborative research, teaching, and outreach among the members of the consortium. Abstracts for two ESF research projects utilizing remote sensing technologies can be found here: — Read More

Thousand Islands (5/26)

Photo showing fish ladder at Delaney Bay Marsh on Grindstone Island where ESF students conduct research. SUNY-ESF partners with the Thousand Islands Land Trust to accomplish conservation and restoration projects. — Read More

Landscape Architectural Design, Cultural Landscape Preservation (5/25)

SUNY-ESF's Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus George W. Curry will receive the 2011 Everson Medal at celebration June 16 at Everson Museum Community Plaza. The honor recognizes those whose leadership illustrates their belief that arts and creative expression enhance quality of life. — Read More

Engineering, Community Engagement (5/23)

SUNY-ESF (academic sponsor) aids with scholarship as Syracuse Soap Box Derby serves as gateway to higher education. ("Syracuse Soap Box Derby facing financial trouble"; 5/21/11) — Read More

Mosquitoes, Black flies, Ticks (5/23)

ESF Extension specialist Kim Adams is quoted in story. ("CNYers beware: With the advent of warm weather comes the bugs"; 5/22/11) — Read More

Green Construction, Recycling Centers (5/20)

ESF students and the Green Construction Group at the college design and build a bottle and can donation drop-off shed. ("Shed for recyclables, made with recyclables"; 5/20/11) — Read More

Native Plants, Forest Ecology (5/20)

ESF expert Donald Leopold is quoted in story about lush spring after long winter. ("Syracuse tree expert: 'The greenest spring we've ever had'"; 5/20/11) — Read More

Biotechnology, American Chestnut (5/20)

ESF mentioned in story about biotechnology and the American Chestnut Tree. ("Innovative Greening of America"; 5/19/11) — Read More

Biophysical Economics (5/20)

SUNY-ESF's Charles Hall is coordinator of working group on Biophysical Economics composed of academic and industry leaders from different parts of the world that seeks to advance a new paradigm in understanding the properties, structures and processes of economic systems.
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Urban Farm, Sustainability (5/17)

Downloadable file on the Jubliee Homes Urban Farm Project that ESF's Emanuel Carter has been involved in. ESF's Dave Johnson also plans to get involved in a new phase of the project that increases the sustainability of food production. — Read More

Forest Ecology (5/17)

ESF's Dr. Ruth Yanai is a collaborator in QUEST--Quantifying Uncertainty in Ecosystem Studies and some of her recent work can be viewed here: — Read More

Center for Native Peoples and the Environment (5/17)

ESF's Robin Kimmerer and the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment teams with others "to teach students traditional relations to our earth while integrating tradition and scientific knowledge". ("Native Earth Environmental Your Camp—Northeast Region Summer 2011"; 5/11/11) — Read More

Green Infrastructure, Storm sewers (5/17)

ESF is mentioned in story as working with Antek, Inc. on storm sewer systems, of major focus in Syracuse. ("Four CNY companies getting federal grants totalling nearly $200,000"; 5/17/11) — Read More

Ecology, Skaneateles Conservation Area (5/16)

ESF graduate student Meredith Kane led tour and people learned a little more about Guppy Farm Nature Trails. ("Walkers get glimpse of wildflowers"; 5/12/11) — Read More

Onondaga Lake (5/16)

Downloadable report on Onondaga Lake Restoration has a couple of stories on SUNY-ESF projects related to lake/habitat improvement. ("Onondaga Lake Restoration"; 2010) — Read More

Moss Island, Community Design (5/13)

The work of ESF students from 2008 was showcased at a recent meeting. Students researched the site's vegetation and geological formations for design study. ("C.A.R.E.-ing about Moss Island"; 5/12/11) — Read More

SUNY Center for Brownfield Studies (5/13)

The SUNY Center from Brownfield Studies and ESF's Preston Gilbert and graduate students are focus of story. ("From 'sea of asphalt' to vibrant town center: new vision for Peconic riverfront"; 5/12/11) — Read More

ESF in the High School (5/12)

Video of Tully students working through ESF in the High school researched and designed an electric car charging station that runs off wind and solar energy. ("Students in Tully learn to be greener"; 5/12/11) — Read More

Sustainability (5/12)

ESF alumnus' story about SUNY's plan and the role that sustainability should play in New York's economic future. ("SUNY, Sustainability and the Reinvention of New York"; 5/11/11) — Read More

Community Design, Brownfields (5/12)

Emanuel Carter and his students are focus of another story on projects in downtown Riverhead. ("College Students See Peconic River and Rural Roots in Downtown Visions"; 5/11/11) — Read More

Edible Plants (5/11)

SUNY-ESF alumnus and naturalist, Emily Alexander, and her work with edible plants is focus of story. ("Where the Wild Foods Are: Stalking edible plants in the woods around Syracuse"; 5/11/11) — Read More

Emerald Ash Borer, Invasive Species (5/11)

SUNY-ESF's Melissa Fierke in story/photo: "the invasive insect is likely to kill all ash trees within the next 50 to 200 years". ("Ash borer infestation found in New York's Hudson Valley"; 5/6/11). — Read More

The Vanderbuilts "Far from Here" Reviewed in Salt Magazine (5/9)

The Vanderbuilts new EP "Far from Here" is reviewed in Salt Magazine. The Vanderbuilts, all of whom are current ESF students, performed recently at the last-day-of-classes TGIO. Salt gave "Far from Here" a "highly recommended" rating. You can follow The Vanderbuilts on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thevanderbuilts. Read the review... — Read More

Urban Forestry, Trees (5/5)

SUNY-ESF Professor Emeritus Norm Richards is quoted in story about rare tree planted by the late Bill Harlow also from ESF. ("Lighting takes out rare "sequia" tree from Syracuse neighborhood"; 5/5/11) — Read More

ESF in the High School, Renewable Energy (5/3)

SUNY-ESF program helps spur Tully students to design and build the school's new outdoor scoreboard powered by a renewable energy source that incorporates solar panels and a windmill. ("Tully high school students build device to power scoreboard using wind, sun"; 5/2/11) — Read More

Landscape Architecture (5/2)

Students from the LA program at SUNY-ESF were selected to design eight temporary gardens for the Enchanted Gardens gala. ("An arts extravaganza Enchanted Gardens gala in July will boost programs in Jefferson County"; 5/1/11) — Read More

Fund-raising, Habitat for Humanity (5/2)

SUNY-ESF students helped raise money along with SU for Habitat for Humanity and OrangeAID. ("Campus groups raise $1,528 in 2nd race event"; 5/2/11) — Read More

Roosevelt Wildlife Collection (4/28)

Ron J. Giegerich, instructional support specialist and curator of the Roosevelt Wildlife Collection housed in Illick Hall, identifies animal from photo. ("SUNY ESF prof: 'It looks like a black chipmunk from the photo'"; 4/27/11) — Read More

Digital Signage, Technology (4/27)

SUNY-ESF is mentioned in story about digital signs that take communication to the next level with "interactive" information. ("Library to install digital signs during summer break"; 4/27/11) — Read More

Zenda Farm Preserve, Community Design (4/26)

The students will present their process and plans on Wednesday at the Thousand Islands Land Trust offices. ("ESF students to present Zenda Farm master plan"; 4/26/11) — Read More

Earth Day, Environmental Activism (4/25)

Students gathering signatures on a climate change petition are featured in a WRVO story on environmental activism and Earth Week. The petition is to be presented to Syracuse-area congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle, who voted for a house bill to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gas emissions. — Read More

Green Jobs, Training Program (4/25)

90 percent of those graduating from the Green Jobs Training Program are now in the work force. ("Unemployed finding work though green jobs program at SUNY ESF'; 4/21/11) — Read More

Native Plants (4/25)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Donald J. Leopold will again give a presentation and provide practical tips about incorporating native plants into your landscape design. It will be May 4 at the DeWitt Community Library. ("Gardening with Native Plants") — Read More

Deep Lake Water Cooling, Syracuse (4/25)

SUNY-ESF President Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., is quoted in story on results of study that shows feasibility of Syracuse being first U.S. city to stop using electricity to cool its downtown buildings, hospitals and universities. ("Chilling downtown Syracuse with cold lake water: Cool idea or pipe dream?"; 4/24/11) — Read More

Earth Day, Energy Consumption (4/22)

SUNY-ESF's Jack Manno is quoted in story about an environmental day of rest. ("Taking a day off, doing a world of good"; 4/22/11) — Read More

Combined Heat and Power, Sustainability (4/22)

Story on the high-tech heating and electric generating system to be installed in the new ESF Gateway Building. ("SUNY ESF to use $963,000 state grant on power system"; 4/21/11) — Read More

Solar Energy, Solar Panels, Sustainability (4/22)

SUNY-ESF's Mike Kelleher is quoted in story about solar panels as a viable option for Central New York. ("Gray skies or not, solar power gaining popularity"; 4/21/11) — Read More

Combined Heat & Power, Biomass (4/21)

SUNY-ESF mentioned in story for projects using gas and biomass. ("Potsdam and Newton Falls paper mills getting $2 million grants for cogeneration projects"; 4/21/11) — Read More

Student in syracuse.com Photo (4/21)

Environmental policy senior, Kathryn Ryan is featured in a syracuse.com photo taken on the Quad during Earth Week. The poster is intended for U.S. Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle as an expression of student respect for climate change science and the Clean Air Act. — Read More

Moon Library, Community Service (4/21)

ESF students and Moon Library helped stock the Cathedral Emergency Services food pantry in downtown Syracuse with 1,173 items during this semester's Food for Fines program. ("Library fine amnesty program collects 1,173 items for food pantry"; 4/19/11) — Read More

Hydraulic fracturing, Wildlife (4/19)

SUNY-ESF's Jacqueline Frair mentioned in story about the effects of hydraulic fracturing on animals. ("Wayne's World: Animals on front lines of fracking issue"; 4/17/11) — Read More

AmeriCorps, Fund raising (4/19)

Salemnews.net has a story on Landscape Architecture graduate student Marin Braco, who will work through the Americorps Summer Program on a ten week project and be hosted by the village of Leetonia.

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Forestry (4/19)

Nice story by SUNY-ESF Professor Emeritus James E. Coufal about how this country was built on wood. ("I Speak for the Trees"; 4/16/11) — Read More

Papermaking (4/19)

Another story on the special paper made at ESF's pilot plant with photo of operator Ray Appleby. ("ESF college turns Rockefeller Center Christmas tree into paper for commemorative book"; 4/15/11) — Read More

Community Service, Community gardens (4/18)

SUNY-ESF mentioned in story as providing soil tests for group that has helped build 13 community gardens in Syracuse. ("Syracuse Grows sows seeds for community gardens"; 4/16/11) — Read More

Evolution, Conservation Biology (4/14)

SUNY-ESF's Mark Lomolino will present "Of Mice and Mammoths: Body Size Evolution of Insular Mammals" at the University of Miami on 4/20. ("Biology Departmental Seminar: Of Mice and Mammoths: Body Size Evolution of Insular Mammals"; 4/13/11) — Read More

SUNY, Clean Energy (4/14)

SUNY-ESF's President Murphy is quoted in story on SUNY's Strategic Plan and Energy-Smart New York. ("SUNY's Strategic Plan in Action; Establishing New York's Clean Energy Economy"; 4/11/11) — Read More

Weston Eldred Remembered (4/12)

SUNY-ESF student Weston Eldred remembered in Daily Orange news story. ("ESF student remembered as selfless, problem solver"; 4/11/11) — Read More

Biomass, Sustainability (4/8)

SUNY-ESF's Tim Volk gave a talk in Watkins Glens on 3/31/11. ("Supplies of Sustainably Produced Biomass in New York"; 3/31/11) — Read More

Volunteerism, Arbor Day (4/7)

SUNY-ESF students are invited to participate in a tree stewardship program revitalized by urban and community forest educator and ESF alumnus David Skeval. ("Arbor Days"; 4/6/11) — Read More

E-waste Recycling (4/6)

SUNY-ESF students help spark new law and e-waste recycling program. ("Recycling law implemented in NY after SU, ESF student support"; 4/6/11) — Read More

Climate Change (4/4)

SUNY-ESF and a video by Dave Eichorn are mentioned in a Washington Post blog. ("Another record low for Arctic sea ice"; 4/4/11) — Read More

Community Service, Volunteerism (4/4)

SUNY-ESF student shown in photo collecting trash downtown in service to community. ("Record turnout for downtown cleanup in Syracuse "; 4/3/11) — Read More

Native Plants (4/4)

Dr. Donald Leopold will present "New York State-Protected Plant Species: Why they are listed and how to use them in the landscape" at Chittenango Garden Club on 4/12. ("Garden Club to Host Leopold "; 4/1/11) — Read More

Indigenous Knowledge, Ecology (4/4)

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Dr. Robin Kimmerer will present "Restoration and Reciprocity: Finding Common Ground between Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge" April 6 in Oneonta. ("Noted Biologist and Science Writer to Deliver Lecture at SUNY Oneonta"; 3/28/11) — Read More

Innovation, Economic Development (4/4)

A vice president with the New York Academy of Sciences joins ESF as an adjunct faculty member. ("Karin Ezbiansky Pavese Appointed Adjunct Professor at SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry"; 4/4/11) — Read More

Biophysical Economics, EROI (3/30)

SUNY-ESF expert Charles Hall will be speaking at upcoming Biophysical Economics Conference, 4/15-4/16 — Read More

Algae, Water Quality (3/29)

SUNY-ESF expert Greg Boyer to give talk at public program on April 9. ("Algae symposium set for Honeoye school"; 3/28/11) — Read More

Zenda Farm Preserve, Community Design (3/28)

SUNY-ESF students to create inventory of the physical, natural and cultural features of the 405-acre farm preserve to develop a management plan for the property. ("Grants to be used for bird forest management"; 3/26/11) — Read More

Ecological Engineering (3/28)

SUNY-ESF's Stewart Diemont will be a plenary speaker at upcoming 11th annual meeting of the American Ecological Engineering Society in May. — Read More

Commencement (3/28)

The 2011 Commencement speaker for the joint SU/ESF ceremony May 15 will be the founder of The Institute for Genomic Research. ("Science pioneer J. Craig Venter to deliver 2011 Commencement address, six honorary degrees to be conferred"; 3/25/11) — Read More

Landscape Architecture (3/28)

North Country Arts Council to benefit from ESF student design projects. ("Enchanted Gardens Gala due in July"; 3/25/11) — Read More

Fund Raiser (3/24)

Story about ESF student Kate Bapst and benefit to be held March 26. ("Far from over: 19-year-old Hamburg resident perseveres in the face of medical trauma"; 3/24/11) — Read More

Resource Conservation (3/23)

SUNY-ESF congratulates Wayne Allen from the Ranger School on receiving the RC&D Ambassador Award from the Black River-St. Lawrence Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc. ("RC&D-Photogallery")Read More

Student Government (3/23)

SUNY-ESF will add a graduate student representative to SUNY student government. ("Graduates to get more of a voice at SUNY"; 3/22/11) — Read More

Hydraulic fracturing, water quality (3/23)

SUNY-ESF's Melody Kight, a graduate student in environmental resources engineering, presents research that looks at site-specific groundwater testing. ("Residents urged to keep an eye on tap water quality"; 3/21/11) — Read More

Energy, EROEI (3/17)

SUNY-ESF's Charles Hall will edit the upcoming "Springer Briefs in Energy Analysis" series for anyone interested in energy use and impacts on the economy and society. ("SpringerBriefs in Energy Analysis") — Read More

Native Plants (3/17)

SUNY-ESF mentioned in story about recommended trees. ("Nature's Champion Carbon Eaters"; 3/15/11) — Read More

Invasive Plants, Fungi (3/17)

SUNY-ESF's Thomas Horton's work suggests a "friend-helper hypothesis". ("Fungi as Ecological Partners in Tree Growth"; 3/15/11) — Read More

Thousand Islands (3/17)

SUNY-ESF named in story as partner with Thousand Islands Land Trust to complete a management plan.("Land groups to share $100,750"; 3/17/11) — Read More

Native Plants (3/15)

SUNY-ESF's Donald Leopold mentioned in story about upcoming talk at Cazenovia Public Library. ("Distinguished Teaching Professor to Speak"; 3/11/11) — Read More

Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery (3/14)

SUNY-ESF students mentioned in story about fish hatchery and stocking of local streams and ponds. ("Onondaga County streams will be good bet when it comes to trout fishing on April 1"; 3/14/11) — Read More

Nanocrystals, Cellulose (3/14)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. William Winter in story about how plastic can be made stronger, lighter and biodegradable with the addition of tiny pieces of cellulose. ("SUNY study shows benefits of cellulose in plastic – Biomass Power") — Read More

ESF Woodsmen (3/14)

SUNY-ESF's oldest student club in story and video. ("Lumberjacks coming to Syracuse"; 3/13/11) — Read More

Biomass, Bioenergy (3/14)

SUNY-ESF researchers are part of collaborative for award-winning agricultural program at high school. ("Helping New Yorkers Make Informed Energy Choices/Agriculture and Energy: A Vital Relationship") — Read More

Wanakena, Adirondacks (3/10)

SUNY-ESF Ranger School mentioned in story. ("Wanakena General Store receives $10k grant from St. Law. Co. Local Development Corporation"; 3/10/11) — Read More

New Knowledge Economy (3/8)

SUNY-ESF's President Murphy on adverse impacts to NY with short-sighted budget cuts. ("Commentary: Investing in SUNY means investing in our state's future, says SUNY ESF president"; 3/7/11) — Read More

Student Activities Director (3/7)

SUNY-ESF has a new student activities director with a passion for ESF. ("ESF/New foundations: Crandall uses previous SU experience to help incoming students"; 3/7/11) — Read More

Black bear (3/4)

SUNY-ESF graduate covered in story on DEC rules and bear hunting. ("Bear hunters say DEC's new rules on feeding bears will hurt their sport"; 3/4/11) — Read More

Volunteerism (3/4)

SUNY-ESF students participate in different volunteer activities like lending a hand spring cleaning a yard and planting flowers. ("SUNY-ESF students lend a huge hand") — Read More

Ecology, Skaneateles Conservation Area (3/3)

SUNY-ESF graduate student hopes to better understand long-lasting effects on agriculture. ("Skaneateles land is grad student's lab"; 3/2/11) — Read More

Buses to Wegmans and Target Now Available to Students on Saturdays (3/3)

The Syracuse University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Student Association has announced student busing to Wegmans and Target from campus. Every Saturday, starting March 5, buses will run from College Place to the Target in Fayetteville and the Wegmans in DeWitt. Buses will not run March 12 and 19 because of spring break. — Read More

Going Green, Sustainability (3/2)

SUNY-ESF is mentioned in story for its Going Green webinar series and sustainability course offerings and expert speakers. ("Put your sustainable notions into daily practice with ideas gleaned from these local resources"; 2/16/11) — Read More

Fishery Managment (3/1)

SUNY-ESF's Karin Limburg covered in story about declining fish populations and fish management and recovery models. ("Shocking Declines in Migratory Fish Species" 3/11) — Read More

New Student Activities Facebook Page (3/1)

Follow ESF Student Activities on Facebook. Stay informed about the latest events and news right on your personal wall. Visit and 'like' the new page today! — Read More

Permaculture, Sustainability (3/1)

SUNY-ESF's Emanuel Carter weighs in on local "urban pioneers." ("Salt City Sorcerers: Alchemical Nursery"; 2/11) — Read More

Clean Air Act, NYPIRG (3/1)

SUNY-ESF students get out to show support for the Clean Air Act. ("ESF / Road warriors: Students support the Clean Air Act under Interstate-81"; 2/28/11) — Read More

Forest management, Tug Hill (3/1)

SUNY-ESF's President Murphy on the Tug Hill Commission. ("Commission takes a 'bottom-up' approach"; 2/28/11) — Read More

Nonpoint Source Pollution, Lake George (3/1)

SUNY-ESF's work with the Lake George Association. ("Nonpoint Source Pollution Model") — Read More

Microloan, small business (3/1)

SUNY-ESF graduate starting own business with help of new microloan program. ("Microloans will be offered to help businesses on Syracuse's Near West Side"; 2/26/11) — Read More

Entrepreneurship, Syracuse Tech Garden (3/1)

SUNY-ESF covered in blog story about partnership that aims to identify and mentor students with entrepreneurial ideas. ("Syracuse Student Accelerator gains momentum"; 2/21/11) — Read More

Coyote, White-Tailed Deer (3/1)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Jacqueline Friar's recent public presentation is subject of story. ("Coyote predation may affect deer population"; 2/24/11) — Read More

Find a SUNY Scholar (3/1)

The Research Foundation of SUNY has released the Find a SUNY Scholar database of faculty profiles for all SUNY state-operated campuses. SUNY-ESF faculty are well represented. ("Research Foundation of State University of New York Launches Find a SUNY Scholar; Application leverages capacity of SUNY research community to support SUNY and the Entrepreneurial Century"; 2/22/11) — Read More

Allan P. Drew Remembered (3/1)

SUNY-ESF Emeritus Professor Allan P. Drew remembered. ("Former ESF professor remembered for athleticism, environmental focus"; 2/24/11) — Read More

Mosses (3/1)

Video on the basics of mosses and way to use buttermilk or stale beer to grow them in your backyard featuring ESF grad and interpretive naturalist Rob Carr. ("SUNY-ESF Nature in Your Backyard: Moss") — Read More

Native Plants (2/23)

SUNY-ESF's Donald Leopold and his latest book "Native Plants of the Northeast: A Guide for Gardening and Conservation" mentioned in blog story. ("Going Native"; 2/23/11) — Read More

Adirondack Interpretive Center (2/23)

Continuing coverage of the name and mission change at former APA center. ("SUNY-ESF keeps Newcomb VIC open"; 2/23/11) — Read More

Willows, Snow Fences (2/23)

SUNY-ESF's Tim Volk in story on growing willow as a natural snow fence. ("Willow shrubs create natural snow fence", 2/21/11) — Read More

Bald eagle, Cross Lake (2/22)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Guy Baldassarre interviewed for story on the bald eagles at Cross Lake. ("Bald eagles make a comeback in CNY"; 2/21/11 — Read More

Two ESF Students Volunteer in Honduras (2/21)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Thomas Horton's ecology class has inspired students to seek funding for their volunteer experience in Honduras. — Read More

Biomass Feedstock (2/21)

SUNY-ESF's work with willow biomass is shown in downloadable brochure. ("Biomass Feedstock Partnership") — Read More

Algal blooms, blue-green algae (2/18)

SUNY-ESF's Gregory Boyer mentioned in blog story as working with UT's Henry on harmful algae. ("UT researchers link algae to harmful estrogen-like compound in water"; 2/16/11) — Read More

Modular Construction, Sustainability (2/18)

SUNY-ESF in blog story about the first on-campus housing being built using eco-friendly modular construction. ("Sustainability Spotlight: SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry"; 2/16/11) — Read More

ESPRI, ESPRA, Biorefinery Research Institute (2/18)

SUNY-ESF and Dr. Thomas Amidon in Research Foundation of SUNY story explaining the longest standing source of support in SUNY history. ("First Contract Still Going Strong"; 2/16/11) — Read More

Willows, Wastebed cover (2/16)

SUNY-ESF's Tom Volk spoke at the Onondaga Lake Citizen Participation combined meeting at Geddes Town Hall on shrub willow as wastebed cover. ("ESF professor presents on willow shrub as cap for wastebeds 9-15"; 2/15/11) — Read More

Zenda Farm Preserve, Community Design (2/16)

SUNY-ESF's Department of Landscape Architecture and the Center for Community Design Research partnering with Zenda Farm to create master plan. ("SUNY ESF to help Zenda Farm with master plan"; 2/16/11) — Read More

Chittenango Creek Walk (2/15)

SUNY-ESF is mentioned in story for partnering work and community design projects. ("Sometimes Things Just Work Out"; 2/13/11) — Read More

Ranger School Hockey (2/15)

SUNY-ESF's Michael Bridgen's blog story about hockey at the Ranger school. ("Ranger School Hockey"; 2/5/11) — Read More

Roosevelt Wildlife Collection, Taxidermy (2/15)

SUNY-ESF's Ron Giegerich interviewed for story on the Roosevelt Wildlife Collection. ("Specimen City: Roosevelt Wildlife Collection offers view into well-preserved past"; 2/13/11) — Read More

Great Lakes Basin (2/15)

SUNY-ESF's Richard C. Smardon quoted in story about how funding cuts will setback cleanup efforts in the Great Lakes Basin. ("Central New Yorkers will see effects of President Obama's budget cuts"; 2/14/11) — Read More

Bald eagle, Onondaga Lake (2/15)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Guy Baldassarree is quoted in a story about bald eagles returning to Onondaga Lake. ("ESF professor: We should feed the eagles of Onondaga"; 2/10/11) — Read More

Native plants (2/15)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Donald Leopold is mentioned in story about the Western New York Nursery and Landscape Association conference. ("Landscapers, garden pros go back to school"; 2/11/11) — Read More

Coyote (2/15)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Jacqueline Friar will speak at Wild Coyote and WNY Deer Seminar held at Armor Fire Hall, Hamburg, NY on 2/16/11. ("Sportsmen seminar on coyotes"; 2/12/11)Read More

Coyote (2/14)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Jacqueline L. Frair (EFB) featured in video about coyotes. ("Coyotes are a very adaptive species"; 2/09/11) — Read More

Embodied Physiology (2/8)

SUNY-ESF's J. Scott Turner and his two books and research are the subject of blog story. ("Evolution and Embodied Physiology"; 2/8/11) — Read More

International Journal of Wilderness (2/8)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Chad Dawson is the Managing Editor of the WILD Foundation's International Journal of Wilderness which has just released 12 years free online. ("The WILD Foundation Releases 12 Years of the International Journal of Wilderness Online For Free"; 2/5/11) — Read More

SUNY, Higher Education (2/8)

SUNY-ESF is mentioned in story as the highest-ranking New York school in the 2011 U.S. News and World Report and what that could mean under Cuomo. ("How public is public higher ed?"; 2/7/11) — Read More

Class Creates City Tourism Plan (2/7)

SUNY-ESF's Diane Kuehn and her Tourism Planning Class created a tourism plan for the City of Syracuse Park System. ("A Tourism Plan for Syracuse's Parks and Greenspaces") — Read More

Montezuma Heritage Park (2/2)

SUNY-ESF's Cheryl Doble and Maren King to present student design plans for Montezuma Heritage Park on 2/8/11. ("Meeting Accouncement -SUNY ESF Park Design Project"; 1/31/11) — Read More

Technology Transfer (2/2)

SUNY-ESF was mentioned in Chancellor's State of SUNY address as we look to turn academic research into real products. ("SUNY's New Mission: Chancellor refocuses university on jobs, jobs, jobs"; 2/1/11) — Read More

Community Design (2/2)

SUNY-ESF's CCDR in video on project to design neighborhood community garden space at the request of Franciscan Collaborative Ministries. ("Freedom Garden - SUNY-ESF Center for Community Design Research {CCDR}"; 2/1/11) — Read More

Adirondack Interpretative Center (1/31)

SUNY-ESF's Adirondack Interpretative Center will have expanded programs this summer. ("SUNY-ESF reopens visitors' center"; 1/31/11) — Read More

Deconstruction (1/31)

Eleven houses adjacent to campus may be deconstructed. ("ESF Considers Deconstructing 11 Houses"; 1/29/11) — Read More

Urban Design (1/31)

SUNY-ESF's Preston Gilbert and his class working on redevelopment project. ("SUNY planning students tackle downtown Riverhead"; 1/29/11) — Read More

Farm Show, Forestry, Forest Products (1/31)

SUNY-ESF to provide information at NY Farm Show 2/24-26 at the Fairgrounds. ("Free Forestry Programs at New York Farm Show"; 1/29/11) — Read More

Farm Show, Forestry (1/31)

SUNY-ESF and forestry information. ("It's all about trees at the New York Farm Show Feb. 24-26"; 1/29/11) — Read More

Deconstruction, Sustainable Construction Management (1/28)

SUNY-ESF students focus on the sustainability mission of the college and a way to bring about reusable and recyclable building parts in Central New York. ("ESF students in Syracuse want neighboring buildings "deconstructed"; 1/27/11) — Read More

Peace Corps, Master's International Program (1/26)

SUNY-ESF is adding a program that allows graduate students to earn academic credit while volunteering abroad. ("ESF/Peace troopers: Masters' program with Peace Corps available to students Fall 2011"; 1/24/11) — Read More

Solar Energy (1/26)

SUNY-ESF's Mike Kelleher on the college's installation of a 40-kilowatt photovoltaic array on roof. ("Going Green: Solar Panels"; 1/25/11) — Read More

Light bulbs (1/26)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Richard Smardon in story on the phasing out of incandescent light bulbs. ("Federal government to start phasing out incandescent bulbs in 2011"; 1/25/11) — Read More

Agricultural Best Management Practices (1/25)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Jennifer Smith and a few graduate students are on the agenda for upcoming conference. ("Farms, Folks, and Funding: Cultivating Leadership through Research and Practice 2/1/11"; 1/24/11) — Read More

Biorefinery, hemicellulose (1/24)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Thomas E. Amidon will be discussing hemicelluloses and wood based biorefineries in Barcelona, Spain at the co-located Biorefining for Pulp and Paper Industry and Fibre Engineering conferences.("Agenda, examining novel technologies and markets, announced for Pira's dual paper event"; 1/24/11) — Read More

Green products, BioPreferred (1/20)

SUNY- ESF's Dr. Jack Manno was interviewed for story and video on the USDA's "Biopreferred" label for products that meet government standards for being eco-friendly. ("New 'green' product label from the USDA"; 1/19/11) — Read More

SUNY-ESF History (1/18)

SUNY-ESF's 100-year history is shown in online exhibition as we celebrate our centennial year. ("SUNY ESF and SU: 100 Years of Collaboration"; 1/2011) — Read More

Aquaponics, Sensor Technology (1/18)

SUNY-ESF's Terry Ettinger on innovative ways to grow more food locally and year round. ("Going Green: Growing Food Locally"; 1/2011) — Read More

Community Design, Redevelopment (1/13)

SUNY-ESF is mentioned in story about former paper mill and redevelopment as business park. ("Corporation buys old Lyons Falls mill; BUSINESS PARK PLANNED: Environmental study slated; development to proceed as funding is obtained"; 1/12/11) — Read More

Coyote, Wolf (1/13)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Jacqueline Frair is mentioned in blog story. ("Coyotes Thrive in the U.S."; 1/11/11) — Read More

Community Design, Recreation Planning (1/13)

SUNY-ESF is mentioned in story with regard to park development. ("Chittenango: From The Mayor's Desk", 1/13/11) — Read More

Endangered Species, Overpopulation (1/13)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. Charles Hall is mentioned in blog story regarding overpopulation. ("Endangered Species Condoms"; 1/12/11) — Read More

Single-stream recycling (1/12)

SUNY-ESF's Terry Ettinger on recycling companies change in the collection process to a Single-stream recycling operation. ("Going Green: Recycling companies changing recycling process"; 1/9/11 — Read More

Creative Writing, Nature Literature (1/11)

SUNY-ESF Environmental Studies professor Patrick Lawler is featured in blog story. ("How a Poem Happens: Contemporary Poets Discuss the Making of Poems - Patrick Lawler"; 1/10/11) — Read More

Landscaping, Urban Ecology (1/11)

SUNY-ESF is mentioned for partnering with Northside UP and creating a pilot training program for Landscaping and Urban Ecology on the Northside of Syracuse. ("SUNY ESF & Northside UP Partner to Create Landscaping Job Training"; 1/11) — Read More

Mercury--Bioaccumulation (1/10)

Ph.D. candidate Jason Townsend receives award. ("VCE Research Associate Jason Townsend Awarded AFO Best Presentation 2010"; 1/6/11) — Read More

Onondaga Creekwalk (1/5)

SUNY-ESF alumni Steve Buechner and former dean/professor Robert Reimann mentioned in story about Onondaga Creekwalk. ("From the Syracuse Creekwalk flows a saga of ''what-ifs'"; 1/5/11) — Read More

NYS-DEC (1/5)

SUNY-ESF alumni Joseph Martens is mentioned in story. ("Gov. Andrew Cuomo nominates ESF alum to be DEC commissioner"; 1/4/11 — Read More

Adirondack Interpretative Center (1/5)

SUNY-ESF takes over programming and opens as the Adirondack Interpretative Center. ("Former Newcomb VIC Reopens Under SUNY-ESF"; 1/3/11 — Read More

STEM Universities (1/4)

SUNY-ESF is one of the top five STEM schools for women and minorities. ("Westminster College best school for women studying STEM, says Forbes"; 1/4/11) — Read More

Greenwashing (1/3)

SUNY-ESF's Terry Ettinger and Dr. Richard Smardon on what to look for when shopping for environmentally friendly products. ("Going Green: Are your green products really "green"?; 1/2/11 — Read More

Drinking Water, Hexavalent chromium, Skaneateles Lake (1/3)

SUNY-ESF's Dr. John Hassett again in story on Syracuse drinking water. ("Experts say public doesn't need to be alarmed about tests showing chromium-6 in local water"; 1/2/11) — Read More

Biofuel, Willow Biomass, Biodegradable polymer (1/3)

SUNY-ESF's Willow Biomass Project uses shrub willows as a renewable raw material for heat, biofuels and biodegradable polymers. ("Growing willow as biofuel"; 1/1/11) — Read More