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Princeton Review Ranks ESF No. 2 among Nation's 'Green Colleges'

ESF is No. 2 among the nation's "green colleges," according to The Princeton Review. (11/7)

Menís Basketball Team Go 1-1 at the USCAA Challenge

The Mighty Oaks men's basketball season got underway with a 62-54 win over the hosts, Paul Smith's College, at the USCAA Challenge held at Paul Smith's College Nov. 2-3. (11/4)

Researchers Discover Process for Slow Removal of Old Carbon from Oceans

Researchers recently discovered a new process for the slow removal of old carbon from the oceans. The discovery was published in Science Advance, by a team of scientists including Dr. David Kieber, Distinguished Professor in the College of Environmental Science and Forestry's (ESF) Department of Chemistry. (10/30)

Mighty Oaks Weekend Recap

ESF hosted the Inaugural Mighty Oaks Invitational at the new Tully Field. The invitational featured SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Cortland and St. John Fisher College. (10/22)

50% Decline in Mallard Population Sparks Research Efforts

The U.S. population of eastern mallards - dabbling ducks with distinctive green heads - has plunged inexplicably by 50 percent in the last 20 years, causing scientists to launch research into the birds' productivity, changes in their habitat and their genetic diversity. Long-term data collected along the Atlantic Flyway indicates the birds' numbers are falling dramatically, but scientists cannot explain why. Michael Schummer, an ESF faculty member and several partners have responded to the changes in the population with a research effort called Rescue the Eastern Mallard. (10/16)

New Center of Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions Showcased at ESF

New York State Senator Rachel May attended the first public event of the new Clarkson University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) Center of Excellence (CoE) in Healthy Water Solutions Oct. 15 on the ESF campus in the James Hassett Hydrology Lab, Room 106 Baker Laboratory. (10/15)

Dr. Lee Newman Honored with Stephen D. Ebbs Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Lee Newman was awarded the Stephen D. Ebbs Distinguished Service Award by the International Phytotechnology Society in conjunction with the International Journal of Phytoremediation, in honor of Dr. Ebbs. (10/14)

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Calendar of Events

Coffee/Tea Break & Networking/Brainstorming
Monday, November 11, 2019 | 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm | 324 Bray | Website
Senior Portraits
November 12 - 14 | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm | Bray Rotunda
Adaptive Peaks Seminar: The River and the Wall
Thursday, November 14, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | TBD
Alumni Admissions Ambassador Training Session (Online)
Thursday, November 14, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | ONLINE | Website
Deadline for Undergrad Graduation Application
Friday, November 15, 2019 | 12:00 am | Graduate Students:Bray Hall 227, Undergraduate Application: 111 Bray
ASLA Annual Meeting & Expo
November 15 - 18 | | San Diego, California
DIY Worm Bin Workshop
Saturday, November 16, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Nifkin Lounge
Alumni Gathering in San Diego
Saturday, November 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Union Kitchen & Tap Gaslamp | Click Here to Register!
Trust in the Land: New Directions for Restoration
Monday, November 18, 2019 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm | Marshall Hall - Nifkin Alumni Lounge | Event details on FB
Sustainability Management Online Degree Completion Program Informational Webinar
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm | online | Website
Remembrance Day for Lost Species
Thursday, November 21, 2019 | 8:00 am - 8:00 pm | Multiple campus locations