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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.

Latest Headlines

In the wake of this summer’s Toledo water crisis, Jeff Reutter talked to, among others, NPR’s Melissa Block, MSNBC’s Ed Schultz, the Associated Press and the Wall Street Journal.  Reutter, head of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program, will keep the conversation going next month, this time as moderator of two panels on preventing such crises in the future. The panels are the focus of an Oct. 14 program called “Ohio’s Water Resources and Citizens at Risk: Ag-related Practices and Policies to Prevent Harmful Algal Blooms, Post-Toledo.” The event is part of a monthly public breakfast series held by the Environmental Professionals Network.

Autumn semester is well underway and we are elated assistant professors Alia Dietsch and Christopher Tonra have joined us.

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. Read the full story here.