Geography & Environmental Sustainability Department News


Amy Shultis

2020 SUNY Oneonta graduate Amy Shultis majored in biology and environmental sustainability and now works as an environmental scientist for the state of Louisiana’s Department of Environmental Quality. Read Amy's story here.

Geography Students Get Feet Wet During NOLA Trip

Twelve SUNY Oneonta students got hands-on experience with wetlands restoration during a service-learning trip in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward last week. Working with a nonprofit organization called Common Ground Relief, the students worked to help restore and preserve Louisiana’s disappearing coastal wetlands by planting hardy, fast-growing native plants and removing invasive species in coastal areas imperiled by hurricanes, development and engineering projects that have eroded land and endangered wildlife. Read the story here.

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