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.)
The Ohio Clean Marinas Program, a voluntary certification program promoting environment- and water-friendly practices, recently recognized 10 newly certified or recertified marinas in the state.
Brent Sohngen, professor in CFAES’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, has received a grant from Ohio State’s Ohio Sea Grant program to determine the economic value of Lake Erie’s beaches — useful information for estimating, say, the economic hit from harmful algal blooms.
Which Lake Erie beach do you value most? Leave your reply below. (Photo: Lake Erie near Sandusky by Mampfred, iStock.)
CFAES’s Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering is holding an Advanced Biobased Systems Workshop on April 13 on Ohio State’s Columbus campus.
Cincinnati just suffered its worst Ohio River flooding since 1997. So the timing is unfortunately good for the next Environmental Professionals Network (EPN) breakfast program.
CFAES’s Thom Janini, pictured, professor of chemistry at Ohio State ATI, speaks on “Natural Product Synthesis” at 7 p.m. March 1 in the Wooster Science Café series. Meet in the upstairs event space at Spoon Market and Deli, 144 W. Liberty St. in downtown Wooster. Admission is free.
What are clean ocean beaches worth? A study co-authored by Tim Haab, professor in CFAES’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, uncovered answers.
If you’re interested in attending the Ohio Compost Operator Education Course on March 21-22 in Wooster, four grants are available to help you pay for some of your costs. But act fast: the deadline to apply for them is today, Monday, Feb. 26.
Two $225 grants are being offered to members of the Organics Recycling Association of Ohio (ORAO), which is hosting the course together with CFAES, and two $150 grants are being offered to nonmembers.
Get details on the grants and an application form.
Registration is open for the Ohio Compost Operator Education Course, a professional development course on large-scale composting set for March 21-22 in Wooster.