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  1. Research on Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index Highlighted in Columbus Dispatch

    Jun 3, 2013

    Dr. Elizabeth Dayton's research on how different soils, crops and farming practices affect the amount of phosphorus in runoff is focus of recent article in the Columbus Dispatch.  

  2. U.S. Agriculture Acting Deputy Secretary to Visit SENR's Schiermeier Wetlands

    May 30, 2013

    Michael Scuse, USDA acting deputy secretary will meet with Ohio State University researchers today at the Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park.  A tour of the research park and discussion of the importance of soil conservation and wetland protection is planned.  

  3. SENR Professor Emeritus Film Discussant at World Science Festival

    May 23, 2013

    Dr. Mohan Wali will serve as one of the discussants after a screening of the award winning movie “Valley of Saints" at this year's World Science Festival.The World Science Festival, an annual event since 2008 seeks to cultivate a general public informed by science, inspired by its wonder, convinced of its value, and prepared to engage with its implications for the future.  Dr. Wali will share insights about the environmental and social issues raised by the film, which is set on Dal Lake, near the Kashmir region of the Indian subcontinent.

  4. SENR Spring Seminar Series Culminates with Retrospective and New Tradition

    May 14, 2013

    13 Thursdays, 13 Seminars by emerging and leading scholars in environment and natural resources. 

  5. Factsheet Series Focuses on Economic Impact of Ohio’s Forest Industry

    May 12, 2013

    Eric McConnell, assistant professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) and a forest operations and products specialist in Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), is researching and developing a series of fact sheets on the economic impact of Ohio’s forest industry.  Ohio's forest industry includes timber, logging, paper, wood products and furniture manufacturing.

  6. Leading Polar Bear Scientist to Speak at EPN Breakfast

    May 6, 2013

    Widely acknowledged as the world's leading polar bear scientist, in 2007 Dr, Steven Amstrup led a USGS research team to produce nine reports that were instrumental in convincing the U.S. Department of the Interior in 2008 to declare the polar bear as a "threatened species".  Now he is showing the world that polar bears are not unavoidably doomed.  

    Join EPN on Tuesday, May 14 for breakfast and to to hear Dr. Amstrup speak and see a video about how climate change is impacting polar bears, what humans can do, and how it is affecting us. You will not want to miss this opportunity.
  7. Congratulations to our SENR Graduates

    May 6, 2013

    Congratulations to our 2012-2013 SENR graduates, their families and advisors.

  8. SENR Offers Engaging Programs During May Session and Summer

    May 6, 2013

    During May Session SENR will host a number of informative and engaging programs you won't want to miss. Learn more and plan to join us by registering today for these programs.

  9. Thank You Earth Day Volunteers!

    Apr 24, 2013

    Our 5th annual Earth Day event at the Schiermeier Wetlands was a success! In just two hours, 125 volunteers cleared nearly 2 acres of honeysuckle, planted 325 trees and shrubs and picked up a half-dumpster of trash.  

     
  10. SENR Symposium Highlights Graduate Research

    Apr 23, 2013

    First-year environment and natural resources graduate students provided overviews of their research proposals at the annual Graduate Research Symposium on April 24th held at the School of Environment and Natural Resources on The Ohio State University campus.  

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