Spring 2020 Events

SENR Spring 2020 Events

The School of Environment and Natural Resources is excited to announce our spring 2020 calendar of events.

We hope you are able to join us at one or all of our events. 

Check this page often for updates to our event listing and event details, including registration links (typically listed a month before each event)

Environmental Professionals Network

Join us at the EPN Breakfast program on February 18 for a soaring journey with birder, writer and host of ‘Birds of North America’ Jason Ward. Details and registration: go.osu.edu/febepn20

Mark your calendars for the March 17 EPN Breakfast program "Exploring the Interactions between Water, Climate and Communication" co-hosted with Water Management Association of Ohio, Ohio Water Resources Center and student organization, TerrAqua.

Questions? Contact Nicole R. Jackson at 1-614-247-7892 or jackson.1457@osu.edu

Spring 2020 Environmental Film Series

Reserve your Tuesday evenings for the 5th Environmental Film Series with lively discussions led by Ohio State and local experts. Hosted by Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources, the Environmental Professionals Network and the Sustainability Institute. Free, no registration required. View full film series schedule

          Jan. 28:  Ice on Fire
          Feb. 4: A River Between Us
          Feb. 11:  Earthrise and Earth Days - Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day
          Feb. 18:  Birds of North America
          Feb. 25:  Living Soil
          March 3:  The Devil We Know

8th annual Environmental Science Student Symposium

On April 25, 2020 in the Performance Hall, Ohio Union. The Environmental Science Student Symposium is an annual event that exhibits the final project of students enrolled in Introduction to Environmental Science (ENR2100).

Ohio Woodland Stewards Program

On March 4, 2020, Ohio Woodland Stewards Program will host a conference to assist land managers and Natural Resource professionals.

The 2020 Ohio Woodland Water and Wildlife Conference hosted by the Ohio Woodland Stewards Program will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center in Mansfield, OH.  This conference is geared towards keeping natural resource professionals up to date on today's key issues. The presentations provide the latest research and information on topics that will help those that manage Ohio's natural resources be better land stewards. There are also presentations designed to give resource managers a head's up - putting today's critical issues on their radar. 

Experts presenting at the conference from the School of Environment and Natural Resources are:

Roger Williams, "Prescribed Fire: To Burn, or not to Burn?

Gabe Karns, "Wildlife on the Edge: Managing for the Good Effects and Mitigating the Bad"

Bob Gates and Nicole Hengst, "What's Up with Waterbirds"

Marne Titchenell, "Update on Ohio Bats"

Amy Stone and Kathy Smith, “The Alphabet Soup of Invasives: Updates on ALB, HWA, GM, SLF, TCD”

View the full conference program and register here.
Questions? Contact the Ohio Woodland Stewards Program at 1-614-688-3421 or ohiowoods@osu.edu

School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) Seminar Series

The SENR Seminar Series will host six seminars during spring semester. Speakers address a variety of topics that are relevant to the major environmental problems and natural resource management issues of our day. The seminar series reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of the School of Environment and Natural Resources in that a variety of experts contribute from fields as diverse as the humanities and social sciences, traditional resource management disciplines, and the biological and physical sciences. The program includes opportunities for interested parties to meet formally and informally with speakers before and after their presentations. Save the following dates: February 13, February 20, March 19, March 26, April 2, April 9 and stay tuned for seminar titles and speakers.

February 13: "Resilient Ecosystems in our own backyard: 70+ years of Metro Parks in Central Ohio"
February 20: "The challenge of freshwater ecosystem “resilience” in a non-stationary world"
March 19:  "Enhancing water sector resilience through governance and regulatory reforms"

Check back often for more opportunities to engage in these opportunities and more!