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Verostek Awarded Grant to Digitize, Create Metadata for Photos

Jane Verostek, associate librarian at Moon Library and overseer of the ESF Archives & Special Collections, has been awarded a $5,000 Central New York Library Resources Council Access and Digitization grant for 2021. (4/7)

ESF Announces Plans for Fall 2021 Semester

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is planning for a return to full in-person instruction for the fall 2021 semester. (4/1)

Dr. Rundell Named Editor-in-Chief of International Scientific Journal for Molluscs

Octopuses, squid, snails, and clams are all molluscs and are the second most diverse group of animals on Earth. Now ESF can say that they are contributing to molluscs' prominence in the scientific literature, too. Professor Rebecca Rundell was recently selected as the new editor-in-chief for the international journal Malacologia, the top peer-reviewed scientific journal for all things Mollusca.


ESF Receives SUNY Grant for Food Pantry Refrigeration

ESF was one of 17 SUNY schools to be awarded grants to purchase food pantry refrigeration. (3/23)

Vote for Oakie in SUNY’s 2021 Mascot Madness

It's not March without a little SUNY Mascot Madness and ESF's Oakie Acorn is once again ready to show New York state what mascot ranks supreme. (3/16)

ESF Hosts Mini Maple Weekend at Heiberg Forest

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) will host the mini maple fest at its Heiberg Forest in Tully, New York from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 20 and 21.


SUNY Announces Grand Opening of Vector Biocontainment Lab at Upstate Medical to Research Infectious Diseases

State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras announced the grand opening of the SUNY Upstate Medical Vector Biocontainment Lab established to research infectious diseases that pose major public health risks on March 12. The new $7.6 million 2,500-square-foot laboratory was funded by New York state investment and will house clinical experts from SUNY institutions who will collaborate on cutting-edge research of Coronavirus, Lyme, West Nile, Zika, Dengue, and other infectious diseases, as well as the potential carriers including ticks and other insects. (3/12)

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Calendar of Events

Rock Painting
Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm | ESF Quad
Candidacy Exam, Oral - Weien Chen
Friday, April 16, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Videoconference
Veronica Davis
Monday, April 19, 2021 | 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm | Virtual
Sustainability During a Pandemic
Monday, April 19, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Virtual | Join here!
State of Sustainability
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 | 9:45 am - 11:15 am | Virtual | Get the link here!
Virtual Animal Show
Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Virtual | Get the link here!
Earth Week Virtual Market
Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Virtual
Environmental Education and Interpretation Alumni Panel
Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Virtual | Join here!
Colonial CNY: Lessons from the Hiking Trails
Friday, April 23, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Virtual | Get the link here!