Efforts to increase biodiversity is focus of broadcast

Oct. 18, 2016
Mike Graziano is a PhD candidate in the School of Environment and Natural Resources who has devoted his life to studying, understanding, and promoting natural history. While his own research takes place in southeastern Ohio studying vernal pool breeding amphibians, helping restore the ravines of northern Columbus has become a priority for him in recent years and is featured in a recent broadcast on WOSU Public Media with Sam Hendren.

School of Environment and Natural Resources graduate student, Mike Graziano is featured in a recent broadcast on WOSU Public Media with Sam Hendren. The broadcast, "Nurturing Nature In Columbus' Ravines" highlights Graziano and others efforts to increase biodiversity in Glen Echo Ravine, especially through the construction of a vernal pool and the addition of native plants. Glen Echo Ravine is situated in Clintonville, a north central Ohio neighborhood. The piece also shares Graziano's life-long love of nature and the book that fueled his curiosity and interest in studying, understanding, and promoting natural history.