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The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is No. 4 among the nation's "green colleges," according to The Princeton Review. The college received the designation when The Princeton Review published The Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges: 2021 Edition. This is the fifth year ESF has been ranked in the Top 5, and ESF is the only SUNY school in the Top 50. (10/23)
National Forest Products Week is a time to recognize the many products that come from our forests, the people who work in and manage our forest, the businesses that make the products and how these components contribute to our lives. (10/21)
ESF student Donnie Monk puts her writing talents to use writing about the environment as a Planet Forward correspondent. (10/16)
Shenequa Perry, a junior environmental biology major, led the charge to get her hometown of Homer, New York Bronze Climate Smart Community certification. (10/8)
A global pandemic didn't stop a group of ESF students from helping out in their community recently.
Eighteen students along with faculty and staff helped the Thornden Park Association with maintenance and landscaping on the park's grounds.
A trio of ESF students published a paper in Conservation Science and Practice finding that conservation framed as "Anthropocene" is more cross-disciplinary collaborative science.
Students Megan Hazlett, Kate Henderson and Ilana Zeitzer noted differences manifest in the causes and impacts of pollution, climate change, and species extinctions, and looked to see if they are also present in the ways researchers write about the Anthropocene?
When it was announced over the summer that all ESF fall athletic sports were cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, many seniors on the soccer team were left wondering if they would get the chance to wear a Mighty Oaks game jersey again. (10/5)
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ESF in the Media
- Alliance for Science: USDA to decide fate of American chestnut restoration:
ESF researchers are seeking approval to restore the iconic chestnut to American forests by using a genetically engineered (GE) variety that can tolerate the blight that has killed billions of wild trees. 8/20
- Spectrum News: SUNY ESF Pledges To Be Plastic-Free by 2025:
ESF is working toward zero waste, and is the fourth college in the US to pledge to go plastic-free. 3/3/20
- Spectrum News: New ESF Center Looks To Push for Cleaner Water:
ESF and Clarkson University are collaborating to establish a Center of Excellence for Healthy Water Solutions. 10/15/19
- WAER: SUNY ESF And Clarkson University Partnership To Focus On Threats To State Water Resources:
ESF hosted an event for the Center for Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions, a collaboration with Clarkson University. 10/15/19
- News Channel 9: Healthy water solutions showcased at SUNY ESF:
ESF and Clarkson University announced the launch of the collaborative Center of Excellence for Healthy Water Solutions. 10/15/19