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WISER Center

Honey Harvest Hoedown & Pollinator Jamboree!

Join the Wiser Center and the Local Living Venture for the Honey Harvest Hoedown & Jamboree on Thursday, November 2 from 4-8 p.m. at SUNY Potsdam! This event is free and open to the public. Learn More

New Tower Gardens Constructed at the WISER Greenhouse

Five Tower Gardens were recently constructed in SUNY Potsdam's WISER Greenhouse, giving our biology students the opportunity to utilize a unique aeroponic growing system. The Watertown Daily Times recently wrote about the project... read more

Honey Harvest Hoedown & Pollinator Jamboree!

Join the Wiser Center and the Local Living Venture for the Honey Harvest Hoedown & Jamboree on Thursday, November 2 from 4-8 p.m. at SUNY Potsdam! This event is free and open to the public. Learn More

Mission

As directed by the Biology Department of SUNY Potsdam, the Wagner Institute for Sustainability and Ecological Research (WISER), provides applied research and educational programing in sustainability and ecology. The WISER activities and outreach begin on campus and extend to our local and global communities.

Our goals are to:

  • Increase applied learning opportunities in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields, focused on sustainability and ecology
  • Enhance awareness of sustainability and ecological conservation issues
  • Provide technical support and educational collaboration around food and nutrition curricula
  • Promote sustainability initiatives on campus and in our region by teaming with local community groups and institutions

Contact Email: wiser@potsdam.edu

 

WISER Greenhouse Photo Gallery

WISER Greenhouse Photo
WISER Greenhouse Photo
WISER Greenhouse Photo
WISER Greenhouse Photo
WISER Greenhouse Photo
WISER Greenhouse Photo
WISER Greenhouse Photo
WISER Greenhouse Photo
WISER Greenhouse Photo
WISER Greenhouse Photo

This fantastic new space was made available through a generous gift from Robert (Bob) E. Wagner (75') and his wife Wendy. Because of their thoughtful gift, students at SUNY Potsdam and members of the community will have an opportunity to learn about the importance of social, economical and ecological sustainability.