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    Sustainability and resilience in the Eastern Corn Belt website available

    May 20, 2021

    Faculty member Robyn Wilson is leading an interdisciplinary team project seeking to identify how to promote sustainability and resilience in the Eastern Corn Belt and how farmers’ can adapt to climate-induced risks and uncertainties, while supporting both agricultural production and the protection of critical ecosystem services. A new website that describes the project, shares findings and key takeaways of the team's research is available here.

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    Ohio State scientists awarded $1 million USDA grant to study crop-livestock integration

    Jun 15, 2021

    A team of interdisciplinary scientists at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences received a $1 million, three-year grant from USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Inter-Disciplinary Engagement in Animal Systems (IDEAS) grant program to examine the environmental and economic outcomes of a range of crop-livestock integration approaches in collaboration with Ohio farmers to quantify the tradeoffs and synergies of these approaches to help inform and guide decision-making among farmers.

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    Podcast explores alternative development frameworks

    Jun 14, 2021

    Faculty member Jeremy Brooks is a featured guest and discusses Gross National Happiness in Bhutan on Spotify hosted by the Oxford Society for International Development (OxSID), which is a student-run group out of the University of Oxford (UK) that organizes free and inclusive events to connect students with leaders and experts in the field of international development.

  4. SENR Director's Note for June 2021 (Kottman Hall in the background)

    Director's Note June 2021

    Jun 9, 2021

    Read the latest School of Environment and Natural Resources Director's Note to alumni and friends here and find out about an interesting field experience students were engaged in during spring semester.

  5. In the Media

    Hidden challenges family farms face in The Conversation

    May 25, 2021

    Findings from research led by Associate Professor Shoshanah Inwood and colleagues on farm families, their hidden struggles and the implications of these challenges for long-term farm viability and prosperity is discussed in The Conversation.

    Read more about their findings and commentary here

  6. In the Media

    Hidden challenges family farms face in The Conversation

    May 25, 2021

    Findings from research led by Associate Professor Shoshanah Inwood and colleagues on farm families, their hidden struggles and the implications of these challenges for long-term farm viability and prosperity is discussed in The Conversation.

    Read more about their findings and commentary here

  7. Great Lakes Early Detection Network (GLEDN) Webinar

    What to watch: Learn about an App to Report Invasive Species

    May 19, 2021

    This news item was originally published on the SENR website in August 2020.
    This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Learn about a tool to help to track and report invasive species in this video with OSU Extension specialists in forestry, horticulture, wildlife, and aquatic ecology.

  8. In the Media with a Buckeye

    The New York Times features educational outreach on wildlife

    May 13, 2021

    Learn management strategies to deter backyard animals and “nuisance wildlife” with Wildlife Program Specialist Marne Titchenell in The New York Times article, “The Elusive Deer-Proof Garden” by Margaret Roach.

  9. Prothonotary Warbler. Photo credit: Joan Eckhardt

    Migration Research Helps to Inform Conservation

    Apr 21, 2021

    Findings from research School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty member Chris Tonra and the Prothonotary Warbler Working Group conducted on migration routes of Prothonotary Warblers is featured in Audubon.

  10. SENR Research News

    Faculty member to study air pollution exposure, stress on cognitive function

    Apr 21, 2021

    Kerry Ard, associate professor of environmental sociology in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University received funding through The Network on Life Course Health Dynamics and Disparities to investigate the synergistic effects of exposure to air pollution and social stressors on race/ethnic disparities in cognitive functioning.

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