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ESF's Trash Audit Reveals Progress in Sustainability Efforts

People often throw something away and never think about it again. The annual trash audit at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is an opportunity to consider what we throw away as garbage and what can find a second life as compost or recyclable materials. The Oct. 17 event took place under the guidance of the Office of Sustainability.

Mighty Oak Monday: Alexis Guillermo

Alexis Guillermo found her moment of inspiration when she withdrew from college five years ago. How did that decision lead her to the Ranger School and a degree in forest ecosystem science?

Researchers at ESF Build a Map-Based Carbon Accounting System to Help NYS Meet Net-Zero Goal

A new report by the Climate & Applied Forest Research Institute (CAFRI) and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) outlines the development of a map-based carbon accounting system and how it can be an essential tool for New York state to achieve its net-zero emissions target by 2050.

SUNY Chancellor King Announces System-Wide Fee Waiver for All AmeriCorps Alumni Applying to a SUNY Campus

State University of New York Chancellor John B. King, Jr. announced 15 SUNY colleges and universities - including ESF - have been recognized as AmeriCorps “Schools of National Service” and SUNY has enacted a System-wide college application fee waiver for AmeriCorps alumni, who may apply up to seven SUNY campuses for a savings of $350.

Legacy of Partnership with Camp Fire Conservation Fund Brings Dr. Joshua Millspaugh to ESF

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is honored to continue its relationship with the Camp Fire Conservation Fund through the appointment of Dr. Joshua Millspaugh as the next ESF Camp Fire Conservation Fund Professor in Wildlife Conservation.

Senator Rachel May Presents NYS Commendation Award to Doctors Powell, Maynard

Two researchers from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) were honored for their decades-long work to restore the American chestnut tree by New York State Senator Rachel May. Drs. William Powell and Charles Maynard were recognized with the New York State Commendation Award in a ceremony Oct. 25, 2023.

Mighty Oak Monday: Ian Davis

Ian Davis has a career goal: Being a leader and changing the world. How is he pursuing that path through ESF’s biochemistry program?

Transfer Tuesday: Zahra Perkins

Zahra Perkins never expected to be a transfer student, but when the college she was attending unexpectedly closed, she didn’t have a choice. How did she find a new home in ESF's Landscape Architecture program?

Mighty Oak Monday: Freddy Lin

Freddy Lin saw the impact of fossil fuels in the polluted air of Shanghai, China, and knew he needed to be part of the solution. How will his education in bioprocess engineering help solve this problem?

Mighty Oak Monday: Aisha Zungu

Growing up in Durban, South Africa, Aisha Zungu and her siblings rambled through nature reserves with their mom. Through the outings, she discovered a latent talent—and untapped passion—for the science behind the nature she treasures.