SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

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The event, called "The Fight for Life on Earth: A discussion of E.O. Wilson's Half-Earth Project," will be 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Gateway Center on the ESF campus.
The Half-Earth Project proposed by famed ecologist E.O. Wilson will be the subject of the next Moonlighting discussion at ESF.
In his book, "Half-Earth: Our Planet's...

Team plays to celebrate the game
ESF Mighty Oaks Golf TeamOn a day when temperatures broke the 85-degree mark, the ESF Mighty Oaks golf team played in the inaugural ESF Players' Championship. The ESF Players Championship was created to honor the continued growth and strengthening of the ESF squad, move the team forward and celebrate a love for...

ESF professor contributes to restoration program
The Floreana giant tortoise - a species that drew interest from Charles Darwin and that was long believed to be extinct - has a shot at revival thanks to restoration efforts underway in the Galapagos National Park.
A breeding program begun by the Galapagos National Park Directorate gives conservation...

ESF landscape architecture and environmental and forest biology students connected the past with the present in a design studio where they developed a design plan for adapting the landscape of Harriet Tubman's home, church, gravesite and farm in Auburn, New York into a national historical park. Students in the Historic Preservation Thematic Studio...

Electric Vehicle and Solar Expo returns to Syracuse
The Drive and Shine Expo returns to downtown Syracuse Sept. 10 with the College of Environmental Science and Forestry co-sponsoring the event.
The expo features the latest information about plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and electric cars (EVs), and solar power in Central New York. Dozens of experts from...

ESF recognized as leader in promoting sustainability
Forbes has published a new set of college rankings on its Forbes.com website, placing ESF at 296 in its listing of America's Top Colleges. In its ranking of ESF, Forbes notes, "In today's era of environmental awareness and concern about climate change, ESF has become an increasing leader in...

Chris Anderson's capstone recognized in general design
A student in ESF's Department of Landscape Architecture received honors from the American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA). Christopher O. Anderson (MLA'17) was recognized with an ASLA National Student Honor Award in General Design for his capstone "The Turning Point: A Focused Design...

Researchers focus on 10 cities on 5 continents; In the megacities that are home to nearly 10 percent of the world's 7.5 billion people, trees provide each city with more than $500 million each year in services that make urban environments cleaner, more affordable and more pleasant places to live. In a recent study published in the online journal...

College noted for Green Revolving Fund, pollinator-friendly campus
For the second year in a row, the College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is ranked among the nation's top "Cool Schools" bySierra magazine, the national magazine of the Sierra Club. In a list made public today (Aug. 22, 2017), Sierra puts the college at Number 4 among...

In the lineup: STEAM, Great Lakes, Forestry and Oakie
The College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) will have a presence at a number of venues at the 2017 New York State Fair. Students from ESF's SCIENCE Corps will be at the fair Aug. 24 as part of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Exhibit with C&S Companies....