Earth and Environmental Science Club

EESC members hiking Lyon Mt. in the Adirondacks

EESC members hiking Lyon Mt. in the Adirondacks
EESC members participating in the Adopt-a-Highway program in Fall 2009
EESC members participating in the Adopt-a-Highway program in Fall 2009
EESC members at Powershift conference in Washington D.C. in Spring 2009
EESC members attended the Powershift conference in Washington D.C. in Spring 2009, meeting with congressional representatives, and attending workshops on alternative energy and global climate change

Get Involved

The Earth and Environmental Science Club is an academic club for environmental science and geology majors but is open to anyone who is interested in the environment. The EESC works jointly with the campus-wide Environmental Action Committee. The club also serves as an advisory capacity to the Center for Earth and Environmental Science.

Meetings

The EESC meets every Wednesday at 7:00 pm in the Hudson Commons.

Activities—Spring, 2010

  • Snowtubing at Titus Mountain
  • The Wild Center/Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks
  • Earth Hour Lights Out
  • Adopt-a-Highway (2 miles of Tom Miller Road)
  • Camping trip to Lyon Mountain
  • CEES Spring Pinic
  • Fundraiser: L.L.Bean Sleeping Bag
 

Past Events

Image of Chilrens Museum project by EES club Children's Museum Club Interactive Display

Joe Thouin, past president of the Earth and Environmental Science club, took the lead in building an interactive exhibit for identifying bird songs to be displayed in the Children's Museum of Plattsburgh. It could be viewed throughout the Mayor's cup weekend in City Hall. Kristin Spring (left) was club president through December, 2004. Our new club president is Victoria Bombard.

Spring 2004, Graduation Picnic

Image of Spring Picnic for CEES 2004 graduates Students and faculty celebrate the graduation of students in Geology, Geography and Environmental Science at the semiannnual CEES graduation picnic.

Stormwater in the Lake Champlain Basin

Image of Erin Philp - Env. Science Undergrad Invited Speaker - our own
Erin Philp
Senior Environmental Science Student

"Grease Cars"

An Informative presentation on cars that run on used vegetable oil (ie. french fry grease) and how to convert them.

Saturday, Nov. 8th - Trip to the ECHO Ecological Center in Burlington, Vermont

EES Club News

Fall picnic a success

Dr. Mihuc flips burgers at fall 2003 EES club picnic Forty Environmental Science and Geology majors and a number of CEES faculy attended the fall, 2003 Earth and Environmental Science Club picnic held behind Hudson Hall. Students donated a meal from their meal plan to cover the hamburgers, hot dogs and fixins. A beautiful fall day with sunshine and temperatures in the 70s was a good way to end the week.

A spirited game of Frisbee football at the fall, 2003 EES club picnic. Game was called when Center director wimped out claiming he was out of shape.

 

Contact Information

To learn more about the Earth and Environmental Science Club, please contact

Michelle Ruan
E-mail: mruan001@mail.plattsburgh.edu

Jordan Harris
E-mail: jharr008@mail.plattsburgh.edu