Service Project Profiles

Service I formally and informally serve with a variety of organizations and groups in order to assist people and communities improve their world. I am particularly interested in issues related to improving human well-being and biodiversity through a system-based and sustainable utilization of natural resources.

Some Roles & Organizations

In-Residence Experience

  • From January to July 2016 my family and I were sponsored by a CIES Fulbright award to live and work in Naples, Italy so I could serve as the Distinguished Chair of Environmental Science at Parthenope University. Some stories from this experience are reported on our EREngineering Blog, including our urban tree cover inventories for megacities, our workshop on green infrastruture planning and graffiti in Portugal, and our teacher training in cleaning urban pollution using i-Tree tools in Greece.
  • From December 2005 to August 2006 my family and I were sponsored by a CIES Fulbright award to live in Cyprus so I could contribute to research (with two agencies) and teaching (with two universities). My wife Anna Endreny volunteered with in the Elementary Science Education Department of the University of Cyprus. Our time in Cyprus is reflected in this blog, and included presenting at conferences, publishing findings, graduating students, and developing partnerships with our gracious and helpful hosts. Like most volunteer experiences, we certainly gained in spirit and experience just as much if not more than we technically provided.
  • From June of 1990 to September of 1992, I lived and worked in Honduras as a Peace Corps aspirant and volunteer. I am much indebted to the generous people of Honduras for providing me with a welcoming, enlightening, and enriching experience. While in Trujillo, Honduras I performed a several duties. A primary project was to work with the Honduras Forestry Agency, a Canadian development organization, the UNESCO group, the Trujillo municipality, and many local leaders and educators, to research and establish two protected natural areas within a coastal Caribbean watershed. These are the Capiro-Calentura and Laguna Guaimoreto areas. In establishing these parks, we also created a local conservation non-governmental organization, which oversaw daily and continual management.
  • Weather Monitoring and Reporting

  • In June of 2002 a small group at ESF launched an ESF Live Weather on the Internet, which compliments the data gathered by multiple remote stations and meteorological links.
  • NOAA Daily Weather Observer for National Weather Service with SUNY ESF weather [SUVN6 sunyone] | Cooperative SUNY ESF Station 308386 | Weather Warehouse | COOP Data | Weather Underground Map | Weather Underground Report

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