Archived SENR News

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2017

January
Accepting Applications for ACRE Internships
National Academies of Science Forum Includes SENR Prof
This Week's Fish and Wildlife Conference Features Ohio State Research
Faith communities and climate change focus of recent article in the Columbus Dispatch
Event to Feature Ohio’s Forests and the One in Ohio State’s Library
Interdisciplinary Approaches and Energy Research

February
Feb. 6 in Bucyrus: Workshop on Ways to Make Money From Your Woods
Feeding Your Feathered Friends? Study Finds Complex Relationships Among Bird Feeders, Predators and Nest Survival
Managing Predators Workshop Offered for Livestock Producers
CFAES’s Lal is a Highly Cited Researcher
Science and Outreach: A Bridge to the urban-rural Divide
New Exhibit Showcases History and Role of Forests in Ohio
March 1 Conference for Ohio Natural Resource Professionals
Conference to focus on rural people in a volatile world - abstract deadline soon
New evidence shows growing intolerance for lethal control of predators
Doctoral student's research on Ohio State soils featured
Faculty Member to Discuss Ohio's Forests at Science Cafe
New Book Review Editors Team Needed
Event to Explore Why We Need Healthy Rivers
Forum Highlights Undergraduate Research
Some Environment Researchers Concerned, Others Unfazed By Recent EPA Grant Freeze

March
Brown Bag: Linking Water Quality With Aquatic Biodiversity In Rural Ugandan Communities
New Healthy Soil Program Launched
Global Teamwork Focus of Columbus Dispatch Article
Faculty Member Recognized for Distinguished Teaching
Alumnus Recognized for Outstanding Contributions
EEDS Student Elected Vice President of USG
Saturday: Learn 15 Ways to Improve Your Woods and Wildlife
REI's Sustainability Chief to Speak at Ohio State
Ecological Restoration Research presented at meeting
Pond Clinic featured in Chagrin Valley Times
SENR Undergraduate Research Small Grant Opportunity
Study finds Trees’ role in fighting global warming extends beyond carbon consumption
Faculty Honored at Recognition Reception
SENR Front Desk Hiring New Assistant

April
SENR Students Present at Denman Research Forum
Brown Bag: Culture, Agriculture And Shrubs
Graduate Student Elected to Council of Interdisciplinary Professional Society
Aquaculture Research at Ohio State Represented at International Conference
Rattan Lal honored by Elsevier
April 18: How Getting Around Columbus Will Be Getting a Lot Smarter
Environmental Science Student Symposium Is Wednesday at Ohio State
New Soil Fertility Website Available
Faculty member receives Outstanding Teacher Award
Student Uses Grant to Improve Campus Sustainability
OSHA Health & Safety Training Offered
Ohio State senior projects support Smart Columbus mission
Capstone Partnership Focus of Article
Growing Returns discusses efforts to update Tri-State Fertility Guide

May
Top 5 Moments from Environmental Professionals Network
Earth Day Service at the Wetlands
Registration Open, Scholarships Available for Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Camps
Ohio State Student Awarded Udall Scholarship
School Offers Education Abroad Experiences
Lower Receives Distinguised Teaching Award
Classroom Spotlight: Developing Forest Management Strategies
Celebrating the Class of 2017
June 8: Discover the Nature of Clintonville's Ravines
Lecturer: Nature Thrives in Clintonville's Ravines
Arbor Day and Tree Preservation
The Creatures in Your Garden When You Sleep

June
Detecting and spotting wildlife – a School of Environment and Natural Resources Interview Series
See How a Tree Grown in Northern Ohio Becomes, Say, an Amish-Made Dining Room Chair
Article highlight's faculty role in Ohio State's future
Ohio Ag Net Podcast Episode 13 | Hot & Cold on the Paris Accord & Helping Young Farmers Succeed
New research unlocks forests’ potential in climate change mitigation

July
Don't Know Which Tree Is Which? There's Help
Exhibit educates public on Ohio's forest resources
Rattan Lal receives honorary degree
Winning interactive art on display informed by bird species identified as part of Climate Change Bird Atlas
Volunteer Naturalists Are Certified, Celebrated and Ready to Serve
Ohio Educators: Explore 2 ‘Amazing’ Resources for Teaching About Nature, the Environment
How to Be Safe When You’re Using a Chainsaw
InFocus: New Farming Techniques (part of Spectrum Networks series Protecting Ohio's Water)
First Energy Impacts Symposium Starts Wednesday at Ohio State
Project tests whether wetlands can reduce Buckeye Lake algae

August
Learn to Diagnose Problems in Your Trees, Including New Beech Disease
Ohio Composting Industry Tour Is Aug. 24
OSHA Health & Safety Training Offered AU17
ENR Express Services Every Friday AU17
See New Streambank, Prairie Projects in Farm Science Review’s Gwynne Conservation Area
Registration for the 2017 Ohio Environmental Leaders Institute is Now Open!
Emeritus Professor to Receive Public Policy Award
Event to Look at Farming, Water Quality, Ohio’s Efforts for Both
Professor Emeritus Keynote at International Rural Crime Conference

September
Gwynne a Green Spot at Farm Science Review: Why You Should Check It Out
Professor Lal Awarded Borlaug Fellowship
Solving Harmful Algal Blooms: Progress in 2016-2017 at a Wetlaculture Experiment at Buckeye Lake, Ohio (pages 8 & 9 of Ohio Wetlands Association Wetland Trumpeteer Newsletter)
The Ohio Vernal Pool Network Welcomes Lauren Blyth as its New Project Assistant (page 10 of Ohio Wetlands Association Wetland Trumpeteer Newsletter)
Canoe tour led by SENR student featured in Outdoor News
Student Opportunity: US EPA Announces 2017 Campus RainWorks Challenge
CFAES Researcher Part of New Project Studying Conservation Incentives, Farming Practices
Ohio State course gets students involved in urban development
Sssselebrities to follow on Twitter
As nations tilt toward deglobalization, Ohio State will study how food, energy and water systems in the Great Lakes region might be affected
Urban Soils Course Featured
Strip-mine land restoration efforts on front page of The Columbus Dispatch

October
Studying Bacteria that Follow the Earth’s Magnetic Field
Donnermeyer is keynote speaker at the First International Rural Crime Conference in Africa
From Deer to Bats to Cats, Conference to Focus on Managing Wildlife Conflicts
Harmful Algal Blooms Impact on Recreational Walleye Fishery Grant Awarded
New EPN Director Announced
Faculty Member Part of Multi-State Team Awarded Funding

November
Ohio’s Bats Do Scary-Good Work, Face a Real Horror Story
Internships Focus of Recent Forum
New Podcast on Sustainability Available
Enhancing Access to Environmental Science
‘Mr. Pruitt is welcome to officially fire me’ – as EPA carries out controversial policy, one scientist balks
Students Honored for Campus, Community Sustainability Efforts
Catch up on news from the school's alumni society
A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm
Ohio State researcher defies EPA advisory board policy, refuses to resign
Soil Power! The Dirty Way to a Green Planet

December
Professor Lal and C-MASC In NY Times Sunday Review
Undergraduates attend national Net Impact Conference
Professor Emeritus receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals and Diabetes Disparities examined in new article
Once they start composting, people find other ways to be “green”
Funding awarded to study trust in food, energy, and water consumption feedback
The Ground Beneath Our Feet
Ohio State Faculty Member Receives Prestigious Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Award for Early-Career Innovation in Soil Health
Professor Moore Receives Public Policy Award
Lal: in the NY Time and Around the World
Donnermeyer receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Wilson honored by risk analysis society
In-Person Poster Symposium Goes Virtual
​Scientists seek diagnostic tool for harmful algal blooms
Faculty Member Recognized for Outstanding Achievement

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2015 

January
TWS Researchers Track Metropolitan Coyote Habits
SENR welcomes new restoration ecologist this semester
Professor emeritus publishes new book
CNN Hero of the Year, a Cleaner of Rivers, to Speak at Ohio State
Newly funded project to design mentoring program
Urban Coyote Research Featured on NBC's TODAY Show and Nightly News
Faculty member, students working on recommendations to further improve park
New Ventures project to bring together academic and conservation scientists
Hitzhusen Interviewed for article on upcoming encyclical from Pope Francis
January's EPN Program to Look at New Central Ohio Clean Water Effort

February
Environmental activist Chad Pregracke encourages students to take on challenges
SENR Experts Presenting at Conservation Tillage Conference
Undergraduate Researchers Participate in Forum
Sullivan chosen for Fulbright biodiversity chair
Can fungus-endangered amphibians be saved?
Wildlife Program Specialist Recognized by Ohio Forestry Association
Bring Your Own Device Wins Big
Ohio State Experts Presenting at Sustainable Agriculture Conference
Humans needn’t fear coyotes, which prefer to keep distance
Nosker House learning community aims to promote sustainability
Graduate Students Presenting at Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference
Prothonotary Warbler draws faculty member to Panama
World Wetlands Day, Feb. 2

March
Opportunities in Federal Service for students and recent graduates
Students Present at Denman Undergraduate Research Forum
Students help Columbus rank in top 30 green power cities
Bangladeshi Graduate Student Addresses Food Insecurity in Home Country Through Research at Ohio State
Tri-State Workshop Can Help You Get Into Your Woods
Reaccreditation Process of Forestry Curriculums Underway
Reception held to honor faculty and staff making a difference
National Geographic Photographer to Speak at Ohio State: ‘Protecting Earth’s Biodiversity’
Bad Winters Hard on Pond Fish: What You Can Do
Speakers to Focus on Water March 10; ‘Clean Rivers’ Live-Stream Is Feb. 24
Get to Know Your Trees: 1-Day School in Mansfield
Workshop on What You Can Do With Your Woods
2 Ways to Learn How to Be Safe With Chainsaws

April
Faculty Contribute to Vulnerability Assessment
Students Offer Sustainability Solutions to Mayor Coleman’s Green Team
College Gathers to Celebrate Accomplishments
Spent Foundry Sand’s Second Life: OK to Use in Some Soils
Get Details on Jeni's Sustainability Success, Plus Ice Cream at Breakfast

May
Engaging OSU Students in Conservation Practices and Planning
MENR Graduate Working on Relocation of Endangered Mussels
Opportunity for Undergraduates Weaves Together Mission Areas
SENR Professor Emeritus Wins International Award for Career in Wetland Research and Teaching
Ohio State Fans: 7 Things to Know About Growing an Ohio Buckeye Tree
Reflections on Biking To Work
Assistant Professor to study long-term, post-wildfire changes in sagebrush ecosystems
Graduate Students Present Research Proposals

June
How to Keep Your Forest Healthy: July 23 Workshop on Stopping Invasive Insects
Teaching Excellence Recognized
Opportunity for Undergraduates Weaves Together Mission Areas

July
Oh, Deer! Workshop Set on Managing Backyard Wildlife Conflicts
Research on best practices to manage phosphorus featured in article
New C-MASC Newsletter Available
Stan Gehrt quoted in Dispatch article focused on foxes
New Greenhouses Boost Research, Competitive Edge
Recipient of Fellowship Gaining Real-World Research Experience
Doctoral Student Focuses on Nutritional Requirements of Yellow Perch Larvae with Live Food Enrichments
Professor to Serve Term on Forestry Advisory Council
SENR scientists author chapter in newly published book
New Faculty Member Joins the School
French Agriculture Minister Stéphane Le Foll Visits C-MASC
EPN Event Features New Green Columbia Gas HQ

 
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2014 

January 
New Year, New Semester 
Plan to Delist Gray Wolf Endangers Other Threatened Species, Researchers Find 
SENR Research in the News: New Life for Dredged Material 
PBS's NATURE Episode Features SENR Faculty Member and Urban Coyote Expert 
SENR's Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Lab To Participate in Annual Fish and Wildlife Conference 
We've got it on our calendar. Do you have it on yours? 
Surveying the Landscape: Interdisciplinary Research Examines Connection Between Farming and Health of Maumee River Watershed 
CFAES Students Gain International Research Experience, and Much More

February
SENR's Stanley Gehrt in the News 
Brian Lower Receives 'Coursework Affordability' Grant 
EPN Breakfast Club focuses on water sustainability 
Student awardees exemplify collaborative nature of international agricultural research 
Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) program featured in Columbus Dispatch 
How to Make Green from Your Woods, Keep Them Green in the Future 
Former South Carolina Congressman to tackle two issues:  partisanship and climate change 
Workshop Discusses Whether Agriculture Can Significantly Reduce Off-Site Movement of Soluble Nutrients

March 
How One Ohio County Responded to Shale Development 
SENR Undergraduates Share Research at Forum 
SENR Graduate Student Selected to Participate in Project Recognizing Outstanding Food and Agriculture Scholars 
SENR Welcomes New Faculty Member 
Leaves in Absence? How to ID Trees in Winter
New Online Tool Helps Well Owners Understand Water Test Results 
ESN Executive Director and SENR Professor To Testify Before House Subcommittee on Water and Environment 
Environmental Professionals Network (EPN) Welcomes Jack Hanna, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 
SENR faculty member chronicles teaching journey at conference aimed at enhancing student learning 
EEDS Faculty Leader to Discuss Sustainable Development 
CFAES’s Sullivan Nets Ohio State Distinguished Teaching Award 
SENR Undergraduate Researchers Awarded Top Honors 
SENR Undergraduate Awarded Research Grant

April 
Jack Hanna to Headline Environmental Event at Ohio State 
Undergraduate Research Proposal Opportunity 
Surveying the Landscape: Interdisciplinary Research Examines Connection Between Farming and Health of Maumee River Watershed 
Ohio State Study: What Happens to a River When a Dam Comes Down?
'Plant That Ate the South' Is Here: Poster Tells Public to Watch Out for Kudzu 
Tree School Set for Ohio State Mansfield
How Are Human, Animal and Environmental Health Connected? 
New OSU Extension Expert Working with Growers to Reduce Nutrient Loads 
SENR to Partner on New Sustainability Learning Community with OSU Housing 
SENR Research on the impact of low-head dam removal featured in Columbus Dispatch 
Students Offer Sustainability Solutions to Mayor Coleman’s Green Team

May 
That's a Wrap! SENR Ends Semester on High Note 
SENR Faculty Member Elected to Leadership Position with Ohio Society of American Foresters 
SENR Professor's research highlighted in leading newspaper 
SENR Faculty Member Elected to Serve on Rural Sociological Society Council 
SENR Community reflects on why they like to ride 
Got Dead Ash Trees? Two Workshops Slated on Chainsaw Safety
Ohio State Researchers Help to Author the U.S. National Climate Assessment Report
OCVN Announces Inaugural Chapter in Central Ohio

June 
SENR Graduate Students Receive SEEDS Grants
May Session Course in Pictures
Steve Culman Joins Faculty as Assistant Professor in Soil Fertility
SENR Graduate Student Awarded NSF Fellowship to Conduct Research in Japan
Lal to Head International Soil Science Group
Plant Power: Ohio Naturalist, Author to Speak on Protecting Ecosystems

July
Kudzu That Ate U.S. South Heads North as Climate Changes
Feral Pigs Invades Ohio 
Sustainable Change Program Offers Students Service-Learning and Development Experience in Ghana, West Africa 
College Dives Deep Into Issues of Water 
Foresters or Magicians Needed in Ohio's Woodlands? 
Dr. Lal Listed Among World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 
Pigs Gone Wild Have Come to Ohio

August
Phosphorus control efforts have slipped as algae problem grows 
$3+ Million NIH Grant Funds Earth Scientist's Work on Medical Implants 
Climate Change Will Threaten Fish by Drying Out Southwest U.S. Streams, Study Predicts 
Got Questions on Trees, Plants, Flowers or Conservation? Farm Science Review’s Gwynne Conservation Area Has the Answer

September 
NSF funds Associate Professor Brian Lower’s project on magnetotactic bacteria found naturally in aquatic ecosystems 
OnCampus Features Assistant Professor Jaeger's Research 
SENR Faculty Member Completes Summer Faculty Fellowship Program 
Join SENR in Welcoming Our New Faculty 
Oct. 14: How to Stop Algal Blooms, Keep Drinking Water Safe 
ScienceWriters2014 Features SENR's Gehrt, Wetlands 
Study: Most Farmers Willing to Take More Steps to Improve Water Quality

October 
Gypsum Spread on Farms Could Help Keep Water Clean, Not Green 
Ohio State Experts Offer Tips on Best Management Practices to Keep Phosphorus on the Field, Improve Water Quality 
$500,000 Gift from Dorothy Teater Creates New CFAES Endowment 
Dr. Stanley Gehrt's Coyote Research Featured in Podcast 
SENR Well Represented at Pathways Conference
SENR Doctoral Student Invited to Attend World Prize Events

November
Buckeye trees focus of Columbus Dispatch Article
National Geographic Crittercam captures coyote running through Chicago streets
Building African Food Security One Student at a Time
Working Group Formed to Build Capacity for Science-Based Solutions to Carnivore Conflicts in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Lab affiliates present research at annual wildlife meeting
SENR Interview on the Environmental Science Student Symposium
Brampton looks to stop coyote attacks with ban on feeding wildlife
Climate change could shift buckeye’s habitat to Michigan
Researchers say state tree may not thrive in Ohio 
Naperville residents concerned by coyote presence 
Meet the coyote packs roaming downtown Chicago: Predators have adapted to city life so well more than 2,000 now call the Windy City home 
Downtown coyotes: Inside the secret lives of Chicago’s predator 
Mineral may help fight phosphorous runoff at farms
Researchers find a climate of change
Nature wants her carbon back
Ohio State to hold workshop on drones in agriculture
13 Ohio State scientists rank among world’s most influential

December
Dispatch article focuses on scientific studies to curb fertilizer loss
Environmental Impacts of Shale Gas Extraction presentation covered by Civitas Media
New Edition of Alumni Connection Available
Mississauga not planning any changes to coyote management program following attacks 
City Coyotes Way More Mobile Than Suburban Ones ... And They Look Both Ways

 

2013

January  
Coal Plant Byproduct, If Spread on Farms, Could Fight Lake Erie Algae 
Tri-lateral Partnership Addresses African Food Security 
Former ENR Masters Student is New Executive Director of MORPC 
ENR Express Services Every Friday 
SENR faculty research featured in most recent National Wildlife Federation magazine 
Available Now!  Managing Forest Birds in Southeast Ohio:  A Guide for Land Managers

February
SENR 2013 Spring Seminar Series 
Environmental Professionals Network (EPN) to Offer 6th Breakfast 
EEDS Program Director Recognized for Service 
OSU Alumni Magazine highlights SENR Faculty Research 
SENR Wildlife Program Specialist offers workshop at the largest Ohio sustainable food and farming conference 
National Invasive Species Awareness Week 
SENR Research Recognized at Annual OARDC Conference 
SENR Extension/Outreach Programs Offer Educational Courses and Workshops 
SENR Undergraduates Present Research at OSU Forum

March 
NEW!  Guide Released on Habitat Management for Cerulean Warblers 
Walls are Moving at the Wetlands and More News! 
NEW!  Your Pond Update 
SENR Graduate Students Selected to Participate in Prestigious Workshop 
SENR Alumni Society to cheer on OSU Buckeyes 
SENR Co-sponsor of Event with Global Energy Expert  
SENR Soil Scientist Working to Make P-Index More Functional 
Educational Opportunities for Water Professionals Announced 
Celebrate Earth Day with the Environmental Professionals Network (EPN) 
SENR's Professor Sharp on All Sides with Ann Fisher Today

April
Poster Awarded First Place at Undergraduate Research Forum 
60th Annual CFAES Banquet Celebrates Undergraduate Achievement
SENR Faculty Member to Conduct Webinar on the New Geography of Poverty 
Meeting Focuses on Role of Ecological Restoration and Sustainability 
The Ohio State University named national champion in Environmental March Madness tournament 
SENR Faculty Member to Discuss Future of Olentangy River 
EPN and SENR Host Free Screening of Award Winning Film Tonight 
SENR Symposium Highlights Graduate Research 
Thank You Earth Day Volunteers!

May
SENR Offers Engaging Programs During May Session and Summer 
Congratulations to our SENR Graduates 
Leading Polar Bear Scientist to Speak at EPN Breakfast 
Factsheet Series Focuses on Economic Impact of Ohio’s Forest Industry 
SENR Spring Seminar Series Culminates with Retrospective and New Tradition 
SENR Professor Emeritus Film Discussant at World Science Festival 
U.S. Agriculture Acting Deputy Secretary to Visit SENR's Schiermeier Wetlands

June
Research on Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index Highlighted in Columbus Dispatch 
SENR Reception Recognizes Dr. Hendrick's Leadership 
Suspect an invasive species?  Report your sighting using smartphone App 
iTunes U course offered by SENR Faculty Member is Bestseller
Dr. Moore Joins OSU's Office of Energy and Environment 
SENR Professor Directs Collaborative Project Focused on Restoring Fragile Landscapes on the Sahel 
Institute Builds Knowledge, Skills and Partnerships 
Youth Experience and Learn about Ohio’s Natural Resources 
Receptions Held to Honor School of Environment and Natural Resources Retirees

July 
SENR Graduate Student Awarded Summer Research Grant 
Australia Study Abroad – A Once in a Lifetime Experience 
SENR Undergraduates Engaged in Diversity of Summer Experiences 
Ohio State University Researchers Working with Farmers to Protect Ohio Water Quality, Lessen Algal Blooms 
Mississippi River Basin Panel to meet at the Schiermeier Wetlands 
Faculty Partnering on One Health Initiative

August 
SENR Well Represented at Professional Meetings 
Express Services Offered for Students This Week 
Welcome New and Returning Students 
Pay It Forward Event at Schiermeier Wetlands 
SENR Students Take Advantage of Opportunities to Gain Real World Experience 
Commentary on the Student-Citizen

September
SENR Researchers Collaborate and Develop Tool to Assess Sustainability Knowledge 
Wildlife, Water and Woodland Presentations Aplenty at this year’s Farm Science Review 
SENR Distinguished Professor chosen as one of the first Global Dryland Champions 
State agency directors to speak on nutrient runoff, water quality at EPN October Breakfast 
First Annual Report of the Environmental Professionals Network Released 
Five Faculty Advising Forums Offered to SENR Undergraduates

October
TWEL Faculty, Staff and Students Attending Wildlife Conference 
New Faces Join SENR Faculty 
EPN Partners with the Columbus Metropolitan Club for November Luncheon 
Annual Environmental Science Student Symposium To Feature Over 600 Presentations

November
Program to Look at Future of America's Infrastructure 
Wetland Ecology Class Offers Hands-On Learning 
Stay Connected with The Alumni Connection 
Feral Cats Avoid Urban Coyotes, Are Surprisingly Healthy 
SENR Student Observation: Comeback kids? Bobwhites seen in Columbus 
CFAES Forestry Students to Sell Christmas Trees Dec. 5-8 
New Fact Sheet Describes and Documents Feral Swine Population and Their Threat to Agriculture and Natural Resources

December
Program to Discuss Increasing Central Ohio’s Recreation Access 
Speakers to Look at LEED, New 'Sustainable Sites Initiative'

2012

December
Transition