SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

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Retired faculty member earns award from Interfaith Works
2/19/2018Cindy Squillace and Jack MannoDr. Jack Manno, who retired as a professor from ESF, and his wife, Cindy Squillace, will be honored this week with the Racial Justice Award from InterFaith Works. Manno and Squillace have devoted much of their lives to advocating for multiple peace and...

Distinguished Professor serves on Board of Scientific Counselors Subcommittee
2/6/2018Dr. Myron MitchellDr. Myron Mitchell, a SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus at ESF, is a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Air and Energy Subcommittee. Mitchell was asked by EPA Administrator E....

Effort focuses on helping residents recover from hurricane damage
2/6/2018Photos at top and bottom show relief efforts underway in Puerto Rico. In middle photo, Mark Lichtenstein (fourth from left, back row) joins SUNY colleagues on a recent trip to the island. Read about Acorns to ActionLate in 2017, SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson created a...

Canid Camera is a project by a post-doctoral associate, Dr. Amanda Cheeseman, a mammalogist and conservation biologist, that engages citizen scientists in identifying the animals captured on trail cameras and, in turn, could help determine the future of young forests.
If you enjoy looking at pictures of animals online, Canid Camera, a project by...

President Wheeler: 'Relationship will accelerate the pace of scientific discovery'
1/31/2018Kaela Natwora, an environmental chemistry major at ESF, works with a buoy that monitors water chemistry in Sodus Bay. ESF and Syracuse University today announced plans to strengthen collaborations between the two institutions in areas of shared research...

There are more than 8 million species of living things on Earth, but none of them - from 100-foot blue whales to microscopic bacteria - has an advantage over the others in the universal struggle for existence.
In a paper published today (Jan. 8) in the prestigious journal Nature Ecology & Evolution, a trio of scientists from universities in the...

In the past 50 years, the amount of water in the open ocean with zero oxygen has gone up more than fourfold. In coastal water bodies, including estuaries and seas, low-oxygen sites have increased more than 10-fold since 1950. Scientists expect oxygen to continue dropping even outside these zones as Earth warms. To halt the decline, the world needs...

Governor Andrew Cuomo at ESFGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo visited the ESF campus today (Dec. 21, 2018) to announce a $65 million, 4-point initiative to aggressively combat harmful algal blooms in Upstate New York. The following is an announcement from the Governor's office. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled the 12th proposal of the 2018 State...

Sayje Lasenberry is member of Farm to Flame Energy team
SU student William Lee Mendes McKnight, left, and ESF student Sayje LasenberryESF student Sayje Lasenberry is a member of Farm to Flame Energy, the team that recently took first-place honors in the Syracuse campus qualifier for the Hult Prize. The Hult Prize, known as "The Nobel Prize for...

Bali Quinteros goal: Weaving sustainability into reconstruction efforts
Ph.D. candidate Braulio Bali Quintero shared photos, taken shortly after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. More about ISER Caribe Ph.D. candidate Braulio "Bali" Quintero was working in his native Puerto Rico this past summer when he prepared to fly back to Syracuse in early...