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Coast to Coast

A coast-to-coast bike tour of the United States — 58 days, 4,200 miles and enough memories for most people to last a lifetime. That's how Malcolm Moncheur spent the summer of 2014.

Murphy Named Honorary Chair of World Canal Conference

New York State Canal Corporation Director Brian U. Stratton has announced that Cornelius "Neil" Murphy, Jr., ESF senior fellow and former president, will serve as honorary chair of the 2017 World Canals Conference (WCC) in Syracuse in September 2017.

Track Teams Contend at Cortland Classic

The Mighty Oaks men's and women's track team competed at the Cortland Classic at SUNY Cortland on April 17-18.

Singing to the Earth Until a Tree Grows

"Singing to the Earth Until a Tree Grows" is a short film set in the future about the effects of climate change on our world. It explores the lives of two people, possibly the last man and woman on Earth, as they try to live their lives in this new reality.

Celebrate Earth Week with ESF Music Video

Earth Day is so important at ESF that the actual observance of Earth Day, April 22, is preceded by a full week of programs, presentations, workshops, movies and community service projects.

Augmented Reality Games Used To Teach

Folta, assistant professor in ESF's Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, uses augmented reality (AR) to create educational video games.

New in Town: START-UP NY Links New Company with ESF

"START-UP NY provides companies with a number of tax-related benefits when they expand or relocate to the state," said Joe Rufo, vice president for administration at ESF. "For example, the companies are exempt from paying property taxes, sales tax, and income tax for their employees for ten years." In addition, he said, the companies partner with universities and set up their operations on or near university campuses.

What’s the Worst Environmental Problem? We Are

Earth's worst environmental problems all come down to sheer numbers of human beings, their behavior and their desire for both resources and consumer goods, according to the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry's (ESF) Earth Day survey.

Quidditch Tournament Benefits Local Charities

The world of Harry Potter lends a hand to area charities this weekend as the King's Cup Quidditch Tournament flies into Syracuse.

ESF Marks 15th Anniversary of Campus Day of Service

In 2000, the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) introduced the Campus Day of Service to the community. Now, 15 years later, the program has grown to an event that not only includes members of the ESF community, but also alumni in projects that benefit the community.