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SENR Community Event Series​ Fall Semester, 2023

Join us for a series of events hosted by the SENR Ambassadors! We are bringing students, faculty, and staff together to explore nature around the state. More details and sign-up links can be found below:


Upcoming Events:

Urban Hiking: Downtown Park Tour​
September 30th, 2023, 10 AM-1 PM

Join us to explore the green spaces of downtown Columbus! A charter bus will take us from campus to Schiller Park. We will hike from there to Scioto Audubon Metro Park, along the Scioto Mile and to McFerson Commons, and then end at Goodale Park. We will stop briefly at Scioto Audubon to explore the property and their nature center. Connect with peers, get outside, and discover new areas with your SENR Community!

Sign up here!

Fall Hiking: Conkles Hollow
October 22nd, 2023, 9 AM-2 PM

Conkles Hollow - check back for additional details

Fall Hiking: Alum Creek​
November 19th, 2023, 10 AM-1 PM

Alum Creek - check back for additional details


Past Events:

Urban Hiking: Ravine Tour​
August 26th, 2023, 10AM-Noon​

Please join us for our first hike of fall 2023, presented by the SENR Ambassadors!  Students, staff, and faculty are invited on this walking tour of three Columbus ravines:  Iuka, Glen Echo, and Walhalla.  This hike is approximately 3.7 miles across easy terrain.  We will meet on the eastern side of the Ohio Union right by the flagpole, parallel to High Street at 9:50 am.  We will then hike through Iuka Ravine, Glen Echo, and Walhalla Ravine.  At noon, the group will be released to grab lunch on their own in Clintonville, or take the COTA bus or walk back to campus.  Make sure to bring your BuckID if you plan to use the COTA!