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A sapling of an American chestnut tree in the Ashley Schiff Preserve. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

Hope for the American chestnut trees, a dying species

Brianne Ledda April 22, 2021
“A tree came down, look at that.” Sue Avery, a botanist and certified landscaper, examines a thin wire cage along the border of the Ashley Schiff Preserve on campus.
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The cover catalog for the Exhibition Four at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Raising Environmental Awareness through Art: A chat with Annemarie Waugh

Melanie Navarro April 18, 2021
On April 10, the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery held an environmentally themed presentation with guest artist Annemarie Waugh, whose work is currently on display at the Zuccaire Gallery in Four: MFA Thesis Exhibition 2021.
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50 years forever wild: Looking back on the Ashley Schiff Preserve

50 years “forever wild”: Looking back on the Ashley Schiff Preserve

Brianne Ledda, Margaret Osborne, and Taylor Beglane October 11, 2019
When Stony Brook University decided to bulldoze the tallest conifer tree on campus in the 1960s, political science professor Dr. Ashley Schiff chained himself to its trunk.
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Dr. Michael Schrimpff leads a nature walk through the Ashley Schiff Preserve on Stony Brook Universitys campus in honor of Earthstock. STEPHANIE YUVIENCO/THE STATESMAN

Earthstock’s guided nature walk highlights importance of campus preserve

Stephanie Yuvienco April 23, 2017
Friends of the Ashley Schiff Preserve is a nonprofit organization that maintains the preserve and advocates for its permanent protection.
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