Alumna named Young Forester Leader
Congratulations to alumna Nan Pond, from the Class of 2006. The Society of American Foresters (SAF) has presented her with the 2020 Young Forester Leadership Award. As chief biometric officer at SilviaTerra in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Pond leads a team of forest biometricians and analysts delivering cutting-edge work that has pushed forestry organizations to adopt innovative approaches to solve challenges with big data in the 21st century.
Pond is an outstanding young professional who leads by example and with enthusiasm. She is a mentor to young foresters, a tireless volunteer for SAF's mission, and an enthusiastic professional in the biometrics community.
As chair of SAF's Forest Science and Technology Board, Pond's work has advanced the role, presence, and active engagement with our science communities. She is an advocate for making connections between research and on-the-ground management and improving the visibility and accessibility of applied science for all. Pond's leadership in the forestry profession exemplifies the spirit of SAF's Young Forester Leadership Award.
Recent ESF News
- SUNY ESF Launches Advanced Program in Environmental Communication, Public Relations
- ESF’s Center for Native Peoples and the Environment and The Nature Conservancy Embark on Transformational Partnership
- Trailhead Café Steps Up Sustainability Effort
- ESF in Top 5 of Sierra Magazine Cool Schools List
- ESF Chestnut Project Seeks Public Comment
- Dr. John Stella Named Vice President of Research
- Experts from ESF, SUNY Upstate Join Rep. Katko to Highlight Efforts to Combat Tick-borne Illness
- Malmsheimer Honored with Matt McArdle Excellence in Bioenergy Award
- Popular @SyracuseHistory Instagram Page Features Marshall Hall
- Great Lakes Piping Plovers Boosted by ESF Research
- Music from Their Ears
- Dr. Malika Carter Honored with Harriet Tubman Freedom Award
- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Nominates, NYS Senate Confirms, ESF’s Newest Trustee, Oluwole “OJ” McFoy
- Biodiversity 'Hotspots' Imperiled along California’s Streams
- ESF President Mahoney Speaks at International Conference
Communications & Marketing
122 Bray Hall
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210