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The Elephant Adventure

The Elephant Adventure

By graduate student Vanessa Gravenstine, MS in Environmental Communication When I was an undergraduate and envisioned my life as an environmental scientist, I imagined I would be riding in some adventure movie-style Jeep chasing elephants in Africa.  Over a decade later, as a graduate student at ESF, I found myself working on an important project … Continue reading

From Cohen Lab: Interdisciplinary Team Receives Grant to Use Genetic Methods for Studying Animal Dispersal

From Cohen Lab News & Field Notes: Dr. Cohen and Ph.D. student Amanda Cheeseman collaborated with a team of researchers on a successful proposal to the SUNY-ESF administered USDA McIntire-Stennis Grant competition that focused on using microsatellite DNA to quantify dispersal of New England cottontails from their home ranges.   The relatively new technique was pioneered by … Continue reading