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EFB Calendar

Events

March
27

Wednesday

Environmental Studies Brown Bag Seminar

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm | 213 Marshall Hall | Environmental Studies Brown Bag Seminar Wednesday, March 27, 2019 12:00 pm 213 Marshall Hall Place-centered Learning and Community Engagement for Stewardship and Sustainability Have you ever been so affected by a place that the experience moves ... Read More | Sponsor: Environmental Studies | Contact: Rebecca Hart, 315-470-6636

Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic and Indigenous Perspectives

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | 408 Baker Lab | Event Website | A talk by Curt Meine- Dr. Curt Meine is a conservation biologist, historian, and biographer of Aldo Leopold. He carries the legacy of Leopold forward in his work with the Center for Humans and Nature, the Aldo Leopold Foundation and the Wisconsin Academy of ... Read More | Sponsor: CNPE | Contact: Neil Patterson Jr., 3154706870


March
28

Thursday

WiSE Professions Speaker Series: Adventures at the Science Policy Interface (with EPA's Brooke Hemming)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Alumni (Nifkin) Lounge | Event Website | Who sets the Clean Air Act’s National Ambient Air Quality Standards? Dr. Hemming will share personal insights into the role scientists play in public policy, developed through her exemplary work with the interdisciplinary team charged with establishing the scientific ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus and the Department of Chemistry | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


April
2

Tuesday

Hydrological System Science Seminar: Ecohydraulics and Biodiversity

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Moon Library Room 110 | Event Website | This presentation in the HSS Seminar Series on Water Research on the University Hill is "Ecohydraulics, how velocity gradients at river confluences support biodiversity" by Ivo Martone and Ted Endreny, SUNY ESF. | Sponsor: Great Lakes Research Consortium | Contact: Gregory L. Boyer, 315-470-6825


April
3

Wednesday

Talk: Pride of the Serengeti

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm | Gateway Center | Pride of the Serengeti: Assessing the past, planning the future of lion conservation in Africa. Africa's lions have lost more than 80 percent of their historic range, and their population has declined in recent years by more than 40 percent. Strategies for ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF & Camp Fire Club of America | Contact: Lauren Gibbs, 3154706889


April
4

Thursday

EFB Adaptive Peaks Seminar - Rachel May - NY State Senate

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 5 Illick | Adaptive Peaks Seminar Series speakers theme this semester is "Effecting Change from Local to Global Scales" | Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental & Forest Biology | Contact: Sandy Polimino, 6760


April
9

Tuesday

The Research Process: From Assignment to Finished Papers - Moon Library Skill Sharpener Series & WRC Workshop

11:00 am - 12:15 pm | 19 Moon Library | In this workshop, we’ll discuss how to start a research topic, find relevant sources, and incorporate them into your argument. We will conclude the workshop with a simple overview of how to polish your paper and make sure your final argument aligns with your ... Read More | Sponsor: Moon Library & Writing Resource Center | Contact: Ruth Owens, x6723

Hydrological System Science Seminar: Student Presentation

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Moon Library Room 110 | Event Website | This presentation in the HSS Seminar Series on Water Research on the University Hill will be a student presentation. | Sponsor: Great Lakes Research Consortium | Contact: Gregory L. Boyer, 315-470-6825


April
16

Tuesday

Thesis Defense - Benjamin Gallo

10:30 am - 12:30 pm | Illick 7 | Sponsor: Office of Instruction & Graduate Studies | Contact: Diane Kuehn, 470-6561

Hydrological System Science Seminar: Student Presentation

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Moon Library Room 110 | Event Website | This presentation in the HSS Seminar Series on Water Research on the University Hill will be a student presentation. | Sponsor: Great Lakes Research Consortium | Contact: Gregory L. Boyer, 315-470-6825


April
18

Thursday

Chemistry Department Seminar Series: Dr. Lee T. Murray

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | 145 Baker Laboratory | Dr. Lee T. Murray, University of Rochester will present a seminar on research. Dr. Huiting Mao, host. | Sponsor: The Chemistry Department | Contact: M'Lis Traver, 3154706853

Adaptive Peaks Seminar - Josh Millspaugh

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 5 Illick | Our speakers this semester follow a theme i.e., "Effecting Change from Local to Global Scales." | Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental & Forest Biology | Contact: Jerry Belant, 4826


April
23

Tuesday

Hydrological System Science Seminar: Student Presentation

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Moon Library Room 110 | Event Website | This presentation in the HSS Seminar Series on Water Research on the University Hill will be a student presentation. | Sponsor: Great Lakes Research Consortium | Contact: Gregory L. Boyer, 315-470-6825


April
25

Thursday

Earth Week eventTake our Kids to Work Day

Nifkin Lounge, Quad, + | Event Website | Celebrate more than 25 years of sharing ESF careers with hands-on workshops for 8-11 yr olds with an adult who works or studies here. | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752

EFB Adaptive Peaks Seminar - Denise Breitburg, Univ. of Maryland

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 5 Illick | Adaptive Peaks Seminar series theme is: "Effecting Change from Local to Global Scales" | Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental & Forest Biology | Contact: Sandy Polimino, x6760

Earth Week eventThe Dirty Life Project - Featured Speakers: Kristin and Mark Kimball

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | Gateway Center | Join author and farmers Kristin and Mark Kimball for an hour presentation exploring their path to Essex Farm and their organic, full diet CSA. Essex Farm is in the Champlain Valley, along the eastern border of the Adirondacks and along Lake Champlain. The ... Read More | Sponsor: The Dirty Life Project partners | Contact: Paul B. Hai, 5185824551

Earth Week eventThe Dirty Life Project - Alumni in Agriculture Panel Discussion

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Gateway Center | Join our panel discussion with four ESF graduates currently working in agriculture careers. Each has a unique pathway to their current positions, and each is working in a different facet of farming and the new agricultural movement. The panel will field questions ... Read More | Sponsor: The Dirty Life Project partners | Contact: Paul B. Hai, 518.582.4551


April
30

Tuesday

Hydrological System Science Seminar: Student Presentation

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Moon Library Room 110 | Event Website | This presentation in the HSS Seminar Series on Water Research on the University Hill will be a student presentation. | Sponsor: Great Lakes Research Consortium | Contact: Gregory L. Boyer, 315-470-6825


May
1

Wednesday

Candidacy Examination - Mariano Arias

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Illick 8 | Sponsor: Office of Instruction & Graduate Studies | Contact: Susan Agnost, 470-6837


May
6

Monday

Candidacy Examination - Joseph Makaure

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 8 Illick Hall | Sponsor: Office of Instruction & Graduate Studies | Contact: Lindi Quackenbush, 470-4727


May
8

Wednesday

Champagne Toast for May Graduates

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Gateway Center | The ESF Alumni Association would like to "raise our glasses" to the College's newest graduates. Please join us for a champagne toast honoring the Class of 2019 May graduates! The event will take place in the Gateway Center immediately following commencement ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association


May
9

Thursday

EFB Adaptive Peaks Seminar - Gene Likens - Univ of Connecticut

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 5 Illick | Adaptive Peaks Seminar Series theme is: "Effecting Change from Local to Global Scales" | Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental & Forest Biology | Contact: Sandy Polimino, x6760

Adaptive Peaks Seminar Series

2019 series TBA

All seminars held 4 - 5 p.m., Illick 5, reception follows in Illick 12 (Ongoing renovations of Illick Hall may result in changes to the seminar and reception locations.)

Spring 2018

February 1 2018
Nelson Hairston
, Cornell University
Keywords: limnology, harmful algal blooms, climate change, Finger Lakes

February 22 2018
Blandine Nacoulma
, Université de Ouagadougou & Fulbright Scholar
Keywords: forestry, conservation, Baobab trees, elephants, Burkina Faso

March 22 2018
Leonardo Campagna
, Lab of Ornithology, Cornell
Keywords: genomics, speciation, seedeaters, neotropics

April 12 2018
Robert Feranec
, The New York State Museum
Keywords: paleontology, comparative anatomy, saber-toothed carnivores, horses 

Fall 2018

September 13 2018
Kelly Zamudio
, Cornell University
Keywords: Herpetology, evolution, systematics, population genetics

October 4 2018
Melissa Lucash
, Portland State University
Keywords: Forest ecology, climate change, biogeochemistry, landscape modeling

October 25 2018
Francesca Cuthbert
, University of Minnesota
Keywords: Waterbirds, conservation biology, population dynamics, Great Lakes coastal restoration

November 15 2018
Erik Lilleskov
, Northern Research Station, USDA
Keywords: mycorrhizal fungi, environmental change, invasive soil organisms, peatland ecosystems