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AIC Hosts First Day Hike in the Adirondacks

Welcome the new year in the great outdoors with a First Day hike at the Adirondack Interpretive Center (AIC) in Newcomb. The AIC, part of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), is participating in the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) annual First Day hikes being held statewide Jan. 1.

ESF Professor’s Poetry Book Addresses #MeToo Topics

A new book of ecofeminist poetry by Janine DeBaise, a professor at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), delves into the once-taboo topics of rape and sexual assault in a lyrical critique of American culture.

Scientists Link Decline of Baltic Cod to Hypoxia – and Climate Change

Fishes’ ‘internal logbooks’ show decline in valuable species is caused by loss of seawater oxygen

Men’s Basketball Team Hits Triple Digits in Cannoneers Win

The Mighty Oaks men's basketball team hit a season-high 100 points in its 100-79 victory over Pratt Institute on Sunday, Dec. 8 at Onondaga Community College.

ESF Graduates Advised: Turn Your Passion into Purpose

"Many things make ESF special, in particular, the dedication of the faculty and staff, but everyone will tell you that it is the students that really define us and make us unique: you have heart with head, are proud yet humble, have experienced the field and the lab, you are huggers and hunters, and you are elite but not elitist," said Dr. David Amberg, ESF's interim president during December Commencement exercises.

ESF Student Participates in SEA Semester

Klimczak, a junior conservation biology major, together with students from a range of diverse institutions will conduct guided field research at sea sailing through the Lesser Antilles between St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands and Grenada through SEA Semester: Caribbean Reef Expedition. The program is offered by Sea Education Association (SEA).

ESF Celebrates December Commencement

The College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) will celebrate its December graduates in several events this week.

Geothermal Exploration on the ESF Quad

A large well-drilling machine bore a six-inch diameter hole 300 feet deep into the bedrock. The bedrock starts 32 feet below ground level. As Josh Arnold, the College's director of energy management and utilities, told us a few weeks ago, this test-well will allow our consultant Arcadis determine the feasibility for a much larger geothermal (ground-heat exchange) well-field that could potentially meet a majority of Moon Library's heating and cooling needs. ESF's location has one of the highest feasibility rankings in New York State under the Geothermal Clean Energy Challenge sponsored by NYPA (New York Power Authority) and NYSERDA (New York State Energy and Research Authority). We successfully applied for this NYPA program in the spring of 2018. The first few stages have been funded by NYPA.

Men’s Basketball Team Goes 3-1 to Finish the Month

Mighty Oaks pick up its first conference win over Word of Life

Mighty Oaks USCAA National Recap

Men’s, women’s XC finish second overall; women’s soccer play in national championship game