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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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With years serving as a great mentor to Ohio State University students, it should come as no surprise that Dr. Bob Gates applied for and recently spent six weeks participating in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Summer Faculty Fellowship Program. The East Lansing Field Office hosted Dr. Gates as he worked with regional Joint Venture science staff and other wetland conservation partners from Michigan and Ohio. 

OnCampus, the news publication for The Ohio University features in its September 11 edition an article "Climate change will threaten fish by drying out streams" describing Assistant Professor Kris Jaeger's recently published article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  

A new 3-year $562,000 award from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) will allow researchers from The Ohio State University to study the crystallization of magnetite (Fe3O4) by magnetotactic bacteria. The bacteria, found naturally in aquatic ecosystems, has the innate ability to grow crystals of the mineral magnetite that act like magnets and are the correct shape, size, crystallinity for emerging applications in high demand in technology and medicine.