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Resilient through Fire. 9.14.21. EPN
Resilient through Fire

This Environmental Professionals Network (EPN) program (streamed live via YouTube on September 14, 2021) featured Elena Irwin, PhD, Roger A. Williams, PhD, and Jack McGowan-Stinski, MS on how our communities are growing more resilient through the “fire” from the Covid-19 pandemic’s recent health and social to as well as how fire can be used to protect and restore Ohio’s diverse native ecosystems, and how collaboration strategies are expanding the application and adoption of controlled burns across the Great Lakes Region.

Ohio is home to thousands of environmental professionals working every day to make the world a better place. EPN is a service of the School of Environment and Natural Resources that connects and grows environmental professionals in-person and online. 

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Monarch Video

Engage, connect and inspire others to learn more and share resources about conservation of monarch habitat! 

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Congratulations Class of 2021
Congratulations Class of 2021!
Farm Trends Podcast July 2020

In this Farm Trends Podcast produced by the Knowledge Exchange explore the changes in Ohio agriculture over the last 20 years. Authors of a new summary report, Shoshanah Inwood and Douglas Jackson-Smith, explain what the data from the U.S. Census of Agriculture means for Ohioans.

2021 CFAES Awards
2021 CFAES Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to Linda Lobao, professor of rural sociology in the School of Environment and Natural Resources, who was named a 2020–2021 Distinguished Professors of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.  Read more about this honor here.


The Legacy of Dr. Rattan Lal - Borlaug Dialogue Side Event
The Legacy of Dr. Rattan Lal

The legacy of Rattan Lal, one of the world’s top scientists, has been bolstered with the addition of his name to a center at The Ohio State University. The honor was bestowed on Oct. 15, in a virtual ceremony hosted by Ohio State, Nationwide Insurance, and Ohio Farm Bureau.  Read more about Dr. Lal's legacy and naming of what will now be known as the CFAES Rattan Lal Carbon Management and Sequestration Center (C-MASC) here.




Dr  Alia Dietsch CHAIRE Symposium Presentation
CHAIRE Symposium presentation on America's Wildlife Values with Dr. Alia Dietsch

CHAIRE's Inaugural Research Symposium is virtual. 

Two of the presentations at CHAIRE's Inaugural Symposium feature research conducted by School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty member Alia Dietsch and graduate student Grayson Cahal. 

Watch Dr. Alia Dietsch's presentation on America’s Wildlife Values: Why a Societal-level Shift in Human Values is Reshaping How We Think About and Act in Relation to Wild Animals and stay tuned for Grayson's presentation on coyote response to novel objects. 

A full list of abstracts and videos is available on CHAIRE's website here.

April 15, 2020 Ohio State’s Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day
April 15, 2020 Ohio State’s Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

April 2020 Earth Day Celebration logo

Hosted by: Ohio State's School of Environment and Natural Resources and the Sustainability Institute


The first Earth Day, April 22, 1970, was a tipping point in the attention paid to our global environment and a precursor to many critical environmental advances since that time. This program looks back at the challenges faced in 1970, to evaluate where we are at present and what has been accomplished, and to look ahead as we confront the precarious situation, we face with climate change at The Ohio State University. While we have much to be proud of with respect to environmental advances, our greatest challenges may lie ahead. View this program co-hosted by the School of Environment and Natural Resources Environmental Professionals Network and the Sustainability Instituteto hear from leading environmental and sustainability Ohio State faculty and students and for an announcement on Ohio State’s action on climate change.   

Agenda and Speakers

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SENR Seniors 2019

2019 SENR Graduating Seniors share their unique memories and experiences at SENR.

ETHOS Episode 1: Prof. Rattan Lal
ETHOS Episode 1: Prof. Rattan Lal

The Center for Ethics and Human Values is proud to announce a new program called ETHOS – Ethics Throughout Ohio State – that highlights the ethical motivations and challenges that underlie much of the cutting edge research being done at The Ohio State University, with the aim of showing how scholars across many disciplines are helping to improve the life of our community. We are honored to have as our first subject Professor Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science and Director of Ohio State’s Carbon Management and Sequestration Center ( Professor Lal has received numerous international awards for showing how understanding soil is crucial to promoting a healthier environment and more sustainable agriculture. For more information about the Center for Ethics and Human Value, visit