ESF Helps Green Up U.S. Mission in Switzerland

Nine U.S. landscape architecture students, including one from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), will work with three faculty advisors in Switzerland next month to help craft a design to green the grounds of the United States Mission to the United Nations in Geneva.

ESF fifth-year student Michael Scholtz of Goshen, N.Y., will work with eight other landscape architecture students selected from 130 applicants who were screened by the American Association of Landscape Architecture.

The American students and three Swiss students will spend two weeks, from Aug. 1 to 14, studying the grounds and developing a design to benefit the local environment and demonstrate the United States’ commitment to sustainable living.

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