This year, the ScienceWriters conference is being hosted by The Ohio State University, October 17-21. SENR Associate Professor and Wildlife Extension Specialist Stan Gehrt will be presenting Coyotes in the Loop: A Close-up View of Survival in the Urban Core. As part of the conference, participants are also invited to visit the Schiermeier Wetlands!
With harmful algal bloom forecast to increase this summer in western Lake Erie, experts with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) continue to work with farmers statewide to offer steps agriculture can take to continue to lessen the potential for runoff from farmlands.
Held every three years and referred to as the Triennial, Aquaculture 2013 hosted in Nashville, TN over four days in February combines the annual meetings of the Fish Culture Section of the American Fisheries Society, the World Aquaculture Society and the National Shellfisheries Association. With nearly 4000 attendees from over 90 countries represented it is the largest Aquaculture conference and tradeshow held in the world.
SENR's Dr. Richard Moore and Dr. Robyn Wilson are part of the multidisciplinary Vegetable Safety Research and Extension Team studying how produce gets contaminated, then uses that knowledge to develop new control methods that are science-based, affordable, socially acceptable and environmentally sustainable. At this year's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) Annual Research Conference they were awarded the Multi-disciplinary Team Research Award. The prestigious OARDC Multi-disciplinary Team Research Award (only awarded every three years) recognizes scientists who have made outstanding research contributions in advancement of food, family, agricultural and environmental sciences and technology.