News

  1. Discover Our Impact

    Discover Our IMPACT

    Jul 26, 2021

    Discover the School of Environment and Natural Resources IMPACT. Learn how our research, teaching and outreach is making a difference! 

  2. Image on cover of 2021 Harmful Algal Bloom Project Update

    Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative Update Available

    Sep 27, 2021

    Nicholas Basta, a professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources is one of the scientists leading research in the Produce Safe Drinking Water focus area of the HABRI.

     

    Ohio Sea Grant, on behalf of The Ohio State UniversityThe University of Toledo and the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE), has released the 2021 research findings update for the statewide Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative (HABRI), which seeks solutions for harmful algal blooms in Ohio.

  3. The Gwynne Conservation Area

    Lots to see, learn at Gwynne Conservation Area: Farm Science Review 2021

    Sep 20, 2021

    If you want to learn more about woods, water, wildlife, and grazing lands—and walk among them while you do it—check out the Gwynne Conservation Area at this year’s Farm Science Review.

  4. Forest burn.

    With NSF Investment Team to Study Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems to Monitor and Predict Wildland Fire Behavior in Eastern Forests

    Sep 7, 2021

    School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty member Roger Williams is a Co-Principal Investigator on a newly funded $872,967 National Science Foundation (NSF) National Robotics Initiative grant to explore the integration of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) into prescribed wildland burn projects. The purpose of the investment is to understand how topographic, atmospheric and forest fuel factors in temperate hardwood forests influence fire intensity and rate of spread through real-time data activation in fire behavior models.

  5. SENR Faculty member Steve Lyon.

    Sustainability Appoints Faculty Member as Editor-in-Chief of New Section Area

    Sep 7, 2021

    School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty member Steve Lyon has been appointed Section Editor-in-Chief for the new Sustainable Water Management section of the MDPI journal Sustainability.  Sustainable water management means to ensure using water in a way that meets both current and future socio-economical ecological demand. This section is aimed at improving the development and utilization of sustainable water resources management to meet increasing water demand worldwide. This section will provide information for water managers for managing water by applying sustainable solutions with a foreseeable risk.

  6. Microphone with Discussions

    Dive into new soils research with the Knowledge Exchange

    Sep 2, 2021

    School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty member Christine Sprunger is the featured guest on the latest KX Emerging Research podcast and shares about new soils research she is leading.
    The podcast is hosted by Stacy Cochran and Kim Winslow.

  7. Microphone with Discussions

    Inspire Podcast - Grappling with the Land Grant truth

    Aug 30, 2021

    Ohio State Professor Stephen Gavazzi learned a painful truth about Land Grant Universities — just after his book on the subject went to press. Now he’s working with a team of Ohio State faculty to find a path to healing harm done to indigenous tribes when they lost lands to fund the university through the Morrill Act of 1862.

  8. Research News with an image of a graph.

    Team to study combined effect of wolves and drought on human, plant and animal communities on rangeland

    Aug 25, 2021

    School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty member Jeremy Bruskotter is a Co-Principal Investigator on a newly funding 1.6 million National Science Foundation grant to explore the combined effect of wolves and drought on human, plant and animal communities on rangeland in Idaho and eastern Oregon. The project is led by researchers at the University of Idaho and also includes collaborators at the University of Michigan and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Learn more about the five-year investment here.

  9. Faculty member guest on Our Ohio Weekly

    Aug 5, 2021

    Faculty member Robyn Wilson was a featured guest on the July 6 program Our Ohio Weekly with Ty Higgins: Ohio State studies the climate and agriculture.

  10. Joe Campbell

    Go Green Go Interviews director of the Environmental Professionals Network

    Aug 5, 2021

    Chatting Green – a Q&A Series About the People Working for Our Environment interviewed Joe Campbell, who is a lecturer in the School of Environment and Natural Resources and director of the Environmental Professionals Network (EPN). 

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