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No. 1 Public School for
Making an Impact

That's ESF, according to a report from The Princeton Review. We work to address the Earth's most pressing problems—and students come here because they want to be part of the solution.

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Educating, training, & supporting

Climate Change Warriors

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Welcome to the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Making an Impact

Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer.

Dr. Kimmerer Named MacArthur Fellow

Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer has been named a 2022 MacArthur Fellow. This unrestricted $800,000 fellowship is devoted to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.

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Isabel Valentìn Featured in Vogue

Isabel Valentìn, an environmental studies major, is featured in Vogue. Find out how her family gave her the foundation to be a climate warrior and how her ESF education is going to help her change the world.

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Alumni Spotlight: Nicole Cleary '12

Nicole Cleary '12 was named to the Rochester Business Journal's 40 Under 40 list. Not only does she try tries to incorporate a kid-friendly element into her projects, she also wants to inspire the next generation of landscape architects.

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Mighty Oak Monday: Liam Grima

Liam Grima is part of a team exploring more effective and affordable ways to dispose of waste in New York state as part of his internship with the Center for Sustainable Materials Management.

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Hosted by ESF President Joanie Mahoney, the podcast features in depth conversations with the people who are working to address our planet's most pressing issues.


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in integrating environmental courses,
research & experience.


in outlook, relevance, reputation,
reach & critical impact.


to the stewardship of the natural &
designed environments.