How to dive into water science

Discovery water 1Meera Nadathur, a student at Cincinnati’s Sycamore High School, wants to work in environmental sciences. She took a step toward that goal through Ohio 4-H, whose 200 projects stress hands-on learning. Nadathur, 15, did the Ways of Knowing Water project, a timely topic given last year’s crisis in Toledo. In all, Ohio 4-H has over 200,000 members statewide, ages 5-19. The program, run by OSU Extension, CFAES’s outreach arm, is celebrating Ohio 4-H Week this week. Read more …

Tackling hunger, growing more food in cities

There’s “increased recognition that a large percentage of urban residents in predominantly poor neighborhoods lack access to healthy food,” says the flier for today’s seminar by Christopher Peterson of the Institute of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago. He’ll talk about that and more in “Addressing Issues of Food Security Through Integration of Curricula, Outreach and Service” at 4 p.m. Free. CFAES’s School of Environment and Natural Resources and Agroecosystems Management Program are the event’s co-sponsors.