CFAES’s Bee Lab is co-sponsoring three upcoming Bees in Your Backyard workshops by author and bee expert Olivia Carril, and a lecture and book signing, too. Nota bee-ne: The deadline to register for the workshops is May 18; for the lecture and book signing, June 4. Continue reading
A workshop offered on May 23 is meant to grow your love of trees — and also to try to protect them.
Five CFAES and CFAES-affiliated programs will be among the more than two dozen exhibitors at WestFest 2018, a sustainability festival on May 19 on Ohio State’s Columbus campus, specifically its West Campus Quad. Continue reading
A field full of native wildflowers is a fantastic place for pollinators. But a sun-speckled forest is too, say the organizers of an upcoming workshop on the topic.
Aaron Wilson, atmospheric scientist with CFAES’s OSU Extension outreach arm and Ohio State’s Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, and Jiyoung Lee, associate professor with CFAES’s Department of Food Science and Technology and Ohio State’s College of Public Health, will be among the dozen-plus speakers at Building Resilient Communities in a Changing Climate, a daylong educational forum on May 18 on Ohio State’s Columbus campus. Admission is free and open to the public, includes lunch, but you have to register by May 14.
Get details and a link to register. (Photo: iStock.)
Spring’s a great time for Buckeye nuts to plant their own source of buckeye nuts. Dig this story on how to do it on CFAES’s Stories website. (Photo: University Communications.)
CFAES’s two arboretums … arboreta … major plant collections are holding spring plant sales this weekend. Both sales usually draw hundreds of eager gardeners. Proceeds benefit the arboretums’ plantings and programs. Located in Columbus and Wooster, the tree- and flower-filled facilities are open to, are welcoming to and are happily used by the public.
At the west end of Ohio State’s Columbus campus, within eyeshot of Ohio Stadium and the Columbus city skyline, passed by thousands of commuters daily, lies a soil study site about the size of a basketball court that could help change the planet, or at least about 4 billion acres of it.