School of Environment and Natural Resources

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences

School of Environment and Natural Resources

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.


  • The setup for the optomotor response test, which is being used by Dr. Gray to gauge the visual sensitivity of walleyes and shiners to increasing levels of turbidity. (Photo credit: Suzanne Gray)

    How do Lake Erie Walleye respond to varying levels of visibility? That question is the focus of a study featured in The Environmental Monitor.  Suzanne Gray, assistant professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources, with funding from Ohio Sea Grant, is conducting a...

  • Talks in Columbus on Oct. 24 and 25 will look at protecting grizzly bears and sustainably managing ranchlands. (Photo: Grand Teton National Park by Dean Fikar from iStock.)
    Two special events at The Ohio State University will look at two big personalities — a famous grizzly bear and media mogul turned environmentalist Ted Turner, an Ohio native — and the mark they’re making on the American West.  The Ohio State-based Environmental Professionals Network, a service of...
  • Ohio State research on attitudes toward animals featured in The Washington Post (Photo credit: J.T. Bruskotter)

    The Washington Post features Ohio State research on attitudes toward animals in the article, “Americans love animals more than they used to – even the ‘scary’ ones.” The article reports on study findings recently published in the scientific journal Biological Conservation that compares attitudes...


On-Field Ohio: Updating Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index
Assessing Sustainability Capstone Course Ohio State University

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RT : Stop by Kottman Hall tomorrow to check out this interesting SENR seminar on fracking debates! #greenOSU
RT : Finding aquatic insects today in stream ecology. Lots of fun searching different stream insect niches!…
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