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One of the most beautiful times of year is upon us and SENR is falling ahead with a collection of opportunities to learn, network, join the conversation and get engaged!
Eric Toman and Kristina Slagle led students through Hooker Valley, New Zealand on their Study Abroad tour.
Pictures may be worth a thousand words, but a visit is worth so much more! Spending time with us is a great way to see up close what we do here both in and out of the classroom.

School of Environment and Natural Resources

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The many faces of the School of Environment and Natural Resources invite you to discover our extension and outreach programs, our multiple research locations, the academic programs our students are engaged in, and the research being conducted by our faculty. Let this site be your guide in your discovery through this amazing school- it is our passion to help you find your fit at The Ohio State University's School of Environment and Natural Resources and make your SENR experience exceptional.

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Dorothy Teater (Photo: Matthew Marx)
 A $500,000 gift from Dorothy Teater and her four sons to the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences will help both natural resources students and in-career professionals. The gift from Mrs. Teater, a retired Franklin County Commission member, and four sons establishes the Dr. Robert W. Teater Endowed Fund (#482635), named after her late husband, a former director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and former director of Ohio State University’s School of Environment and Natural Resources.
Gypsum, which has roots in the past as a farm soil treatment, also may have a bright future, and not just as a booster of crops but also a protector of water.  Warren Dick, a scientist in Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, is two years into a three-year study of gypsum’s benefits on farms, including to soil quality, crop yields and reducing phosphorus runoff.
This year, the ScienceWriters conference is being hosted by The Ohio State University, October 17-21. SENR Associate Professor and Wildlife Extension Specialist Stan Gehrt will be presenting Coyotes in the Loop: A Close-up View of Survival in the Urban Core. As part of the conference, participants are also invited to visit the Schiermeier Wetlands! 

SENR Doctoral Student Invited to Attend World Prize Events

Boniface Massawe, a doctoral student specializing in soil science in the School of Environment and Natural Resources and a Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (LEAP) Fellow, will attend the World Food Prize events in Des Moines, Iowa, October 12-18, 2014.