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Sustainability Calendar

April
23

Tuesday

Earth Week eventLetter Writing Campaign

11:00 am - 12:30 pm | Gateway Tables | Citizens' Climate Lobby | Get a free Earth Week sticker if you write a letter to your Senators and state Representatives! Let Congress know what you think about the state of our government's stance on the environment, climate change, plastic use, the health of our water systems, or any ... Read More | Contact: Annabelle Lee

Earth Week eventGreen Roof Clean Up

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gateway Green Roof Clean-Up | Calling all green thumbs!! Come help get the Gateway Center green roof ready for spring! Dr. Leopold will lead a 30-minute training session (11am-11:30am) to explain proper plant and green roof maintenance. The next hour and a half will be spent trimming, cutting ... Read More

Earth Week eventConnective Corridor Tour

11:00 am - 12:50 pm | Meet at the Robin Hood Oak | Join ESF Alumni on a tour of the Syracuse Connective Corridor. The Connective Corridor is a traffic calming project with emphasis on improving pedestrian and bicycle accommodations and public transportation to create a “Complete Street” and signature urban ... Read More

Hydrological System Science Seminar: Student Presentation

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Moon Library Room 110 | Event Website | This presentation in the HSS Seminar Series on Water Research on the University Hill will be a student presentation given by Shannon Booth, Anne McElwee, Carrick Palmer, and Jane Van Vessem entitled "A New Vision of Onondaga Lake". | Sponsor: Great Lakes Research Consortium | Contact: Gregory L. Boyer, 315-470-6825


April
24

Wednesday

Earth Week eventDrive Electric Earth Day - Syracuse

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | SUNY ESF Quad | Event Website | Syracuse (and all of Central New York State) takes Part in Drive Electric Earth Day, a free event held in the ESF quad in conjunction with the SUNY ESF Earth Week 2019. The event is from 11 am until 3 pm (EV owners should arrive at 10 am) and is open to the ... Read More | Sponsor: Earth Week Committee | Contact: Sarah Houck, x4719

Sustainability Management Online Degree Completion Program Informational Webinar

11:00 am - 11:45 am | online | Sustainability Management homepage | The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry invites you to participate in an upcoming informational webinar about the new upper-division online Bachelor of Science degree program in Sustainability Management. This webinar provides an introduction ... Read More | Sponsor: Open Academy | Contact: Katherine Lang, 315-470-6818

Earth Week eventElectric Vehicles: What are they? Why would I want one?

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 110 Moon | Event Website | Sponsor: Student Involvement & Leadership | Contact: Sarah B Houck, x4719

Earth Week eventGreen Light NY: Driving Together

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Marshall Hall 111 | Event Website | Join members of the Workers Center of Central NY at a workshop on a key environmental and food justice issue in our region: transportation for the migrant farmworkers who grow our food. How can our communities get involved in supporting this effort alongside ... Read More | Contact: Sarah Howard, 315679-7678

Earth Week eventMovie Night: Six Degrees Could Change the World

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm | Illick 5 | Kick back & enjoy plant-based snacks at this Earth Week documentary screening. "Six Degrees Could Change the World" illustrates how climate change is slowly but dramatically altering ecosystems across the globe. Come learn about how small changes truly do make ... Read More | Sponsor: Syracuse Animal Rights Organization | Contact: Elaina Lomery, 8189357411


April
25

Thursday

Earth Week eventTake our Kids to Work Day

Nifkin Lounge, Quad, + | Event Website | Celebrate more than 25 years of sharing ESF careers with hands-on workshops for 8-11 yr olds with an adult who works or studies here. | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752

Earth Week eventRecycling Education

11:00 am - 12:30 pm | Gateway Tabling Center | Learn how to recycle properly in Onondaga County! | Contact: Kayla Conway, 7164745583

Earth Week eventThe Dirty Life Project - Featured Speakers: Kristin and Mark Kimball

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | Gateway Center | Join author and farmers Kristin and Mark Kimball for an hour presentation exploring their path to Essex Farm and their organic, full diet CSA. Essex Farm is in the Champlain Valley, along the eastern border of the Adirondacks and along Lake Champlain. The ... Read More | Sponsor: The Dirty Life Project partners | Contact: Paul B. Hai, 5185824551

Earth Week eventAdaptive Peaks/WiSE Professions:The Ocean is losing its breath - an overview of the problem, its effects, and solutions

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 5 Illick Hall | Event Website | Denise Breitburg, Senior Scientist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD, is the penultimate speaker in the semester long Adaptive Peaks Lecture Series theme of "Effecting Change at Local to Global Scales". Dr. Breitburg directs SERC’s Marine ... Read More | Sponsor: Department of Environmental and Forest Biology and ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Sandy Polimino, 315-470-6760

Earth Week eventThe Dirty Life Project - Farm-to-table reception

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | Gateway Center | Join us between the Kimballls' presentation and our Alumni Panel for a farm-to-table reception catered by Scratch Farmhouse Catering. The reception will feature a wide range of locally sourced and produced foods, and will include comments from owner and Chef ... Read More | Sponsor: The Dirty Life Project partners | Contact: Paul B. Hai, 5185824551

Sustainability Management Online Degree Completion Program Informational Webinar

7:00 pm - 7:45 pm | online | Event Website | The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry invites you to participate in an upcoming informational webinar about the new upper-division online Bachelor of Science degree program in Sustainability Management. This webinar provides an introduction ... Read More | Sponsor: Open Academy | Contact: Katherine Lang, 315-470-6818

Earth Week eventThe Dirty Life Project - Alumni in Agriculture Panel Discussion

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Gateway Center | Join our panel discussion with four ESF graduates currently working in agriculture careers. Each has a unique pathway to their current positions, and each is working in a different facet of farming and the new agricultural movement. The panel will field questions ... Read More | Sponsor: The Dirty Life Project partners | Contact: Paul B. Hai, 518.582.4551


April
26

Friday

Earth Week eventIndigenous Science and Academic Science: Can we learn to see with both eyes?

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Nifkin Lounge, Marshall Hall, ESF | Event Facebook page | What is your way of knowing? What is your lens? Worldviews shape our ways of understanding, yet it is possible to hold multiple perspectives. In this workshop, we will explore two ways of knowing: Indigenous science and academic science. Through both lenses, ... Read More | Sponsor: Center for Native Peoples and the Environment

PhD Capstone Seminar - Adam Fix

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | 12 Illick Hall | "Allies and Adherentes: Intercultural Encounter Across Haudenosaunee and Zapatista Landscapes." PhD Capstone Seminar Adam Fix | Contact: Adam Fix, 716-510-2554

Earth Week eventManaging the Storm: Rainwater Management on Campus

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Meeting outside Jahn/Gateway | Join us for a fun comprehensive campus tour of rainwater management technology around ESF campus. Enjoy the outdoors and learn about storm water runoff, and how to prevent it.


April
28

Sunday

Earth Week eventEarthfest

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Thornden Park Amphitheater | Event Website | Join Syracuse University Sustainability Management, NYPIRG ESF/SU and SU Students of Sustainability for EARTHFEST 2019: a sustainable music & art festival to celebrate Earth Day. We’ll unite over art, music, and the planet in the Thornden Park Amphitheater. ... Read More | Sponsor: SU and ESF | Contact: Paul Otteson, 315-470-4858


April
30

Tuesday

Hydrological System Science Seminar: Student Presentation

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Moon Library Room 110 | Event Website | This presentation in the HSS Seminar Series on Water Research on the University Hill will be a student presentation given by Justin Beslity, Dominique Derminio, Michelle Herman, and Courtney Nichols entitled "Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation". | Sponsor: Great Lakes Research Consortium | Contact: Gregory L. Boyer, 315-470-6825


May
1

Wednesday

Forest Adaptation Listening Sessions

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Natural resource professionals need scientifically credible, relevant, and timely information on climate change, its effects on ecosystems, and potential management options in order to effectively respond to climate change. The Northern Institute of Applied ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF & NY Society of American Foresters | Contact: Colin Beier, 315-470-6578


May
2

Thursday

Move - Out Collection

9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Nifkin Lounge | ONGOING —continues through Friday, May 3, 2019 | ESF's new Move-Out Program will be collecting donations in Nifkin lounge to be "sold" in a free shop in the fall. This program aims to keep items out of the landfill as students pack up at the end of the semester, while also providing incoming students with ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of Sustainability | Contact: Gabriela Wemple, 5187639389


May
8

Wednesday

Move - Out Collection

9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Nifkin Lounge | ONGOING —continues through Friday, May 10, 2019 | ESF's new Move-Out Program will be collecting donations in Nifkin lounge to be "sold" in a free shop in the fall. This program aims to keep items out of the landfill as students pack up at the end of the semester, while also providing incoming students with ... Read More | Sponsor: Office of Sustainability | Contact: Gabriela Wemple, 5187639389


May
9

Thursday

EFB Adaptive Peaks Seminar - Gene Likens - Univ of Connecticut

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 5 Illick | Adaptive Peaks Seminar Series theme is: "Effecting Change from Local to Global Scales" | Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental & Forest Biology | Contact: Sandy Polimino, x6760


May
10

Friday

Coffee Break

9:30 am - 10:30 am | 110 Moon Library | Event Website | Network with other women on campus! Short breaks help individuals regroup and gain fresh perspectives. Networking and group mentoring are recommended to remove power differentials, and makes for some rich discussions. And don’t forget about the research that ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752


June
16

Sunday

Global i-Tree Science & Users Symposium: Discovering the Value of Your Forest

6:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Gateway Center | ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | Global i-Tree Science & Users Symposium Homepage | This event is intended bring i-Tree users and developers together to help attendees: - Learn how to use i-Tree to create successful projects to improve urban forest management and enhance local human health and well-being - Discover how it is has been successfully ... Read More | Contact: Katherina Bendz Searing, 315-470-6888


July
11

Thursday

Lecture - Unveiling the Secret Lives of Nesting Adirondack Loons

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | AIC events | Dr. Nina Schoch of the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation will discuss the results of her most recent research on the iconic Adirondack species, the common loon. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center/Adirondack Park Institute | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000


July
18

Thursday

Lecture - The Quest for a Heritage Lake

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb NY | AIC events | Dr. Curt Stage of Paul Smiths College will present on his quest to locate pristine lakes in the Adirondacks. Wolf Lake, a water body located on the ESF Newcomb Campus, features prominently in his presentation. | Sponsor: Adirondack Interpretive Center | Contact: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5185822000