TerrAqua Receives Civic Engagement Award

Nov. 7, 2018
TerrAqua recognized for fforts to improve the environment and educated and empowered others in the community to do the same.

Congratulations TerrAqua on receiving the Rachel Carson Award for Civic Engagement at the 5th Annual Civic Engagement Banquet on Tuesday, October 23.

Hosted by the Office of Student Life at The Ohio State University the banquet recognizes those in our community making great changes and impacts in civic engagement and service. The Rachel Carson Award recognizes nominees who have demonstrated personal efforts to improve the environment and educated and empowered others in the community to do the same.

TerrAqua was recognized for their outreach and enrichment work at Hidden Lake. TerrAqua is a student affiliate organization of the Water Management Association of Ohio (WMAO) that has partnered with the Ohio Lake Management Society to bring their Citizen Lake Awareness and Monitoring program to the Hidden Lake Homeowner’s Association in urban Columbus. 

Eugene Braig, aquatic ecosystems program director  for The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) serves as advisor to the student organization.  TerrAqua is a student affiliate of WMAO at The Ohio State University with an emphasis on the conservation, care, and enjoyment of aquatic and terrestrial environments.

Source: Eugene Braig