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Outreach News

SUNY Board of Trustees Appoints Interim President of ESF

Dr. David C. Amberg has been appointed interim president of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) by the State University of New York Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective July 1, 2018.

ESF Lists Top 10 New Species for 2018

The large and small, beautiful and bizarre are among the newly discovered animals, plants and microbes announced by ESF as the Top 10 New Species for 2018.

ESF Enhances Institutionalization of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity

Under the direction of Dr. Malika Carter, the College's first chief diversity officer, ESF leaders are building internal and external partnerships and enhancing systems to improve the campus atmosphere in regard to inclusion, diversity, and equity.

Spectrum News Going Green: Mapping invasive species

ESF grad student Brittney Rogers is training citizen scientists to use a phone app that can track invasive species. 1/21/18 READ MORE

Glens Falls Post Star: Hikers, hunters: Watch for tiny hemlock-eating insect

ESF's citizen science project and public education efforts to combat the hemlock wooly adelgid are included in an article on the invasive pest damaging American hemlock forests. 12/16/17 READ MORE

Acorns to Action Strives to Help Victims of Natural Disasters

Shaken by recent natural disasters in Mexico, the Caribbean and the United States, ESF students had one question on their minds: "What can we do to help?"

And so, "Acorns to Action" was born.

Dr. James Gibbs Named SUNY Distinguished Professor

Dr. James Gibbs, a professor in the ESF Department of Environmental and Forest Biology and director of ESF's Roosevelt Wild Life Station, has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

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Upcoming Outreach Events

Sustainability Management Online Degree Completion Program Informational Webinar
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm | online | Website
Teaching and Learning Academy: Assessment and Evaluation
Friday, November 22, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Teaching and Learning Collaboratory- 240 Gateway Center | Website
CNY Girls Summit
Saturday, April 18, 2020 | | Alumni Lounge, Marshall Hall, 1 Forestry Dr, Syracuse, NY 13210 | Website
Take our Kids to Work Day
Thursday, April 23, 2020 | | Nifkin Lounge, Quad, + | Website