Saturday: See Earth-friendly insects up close

The Scarlet, Gray, and Green Fair on Saturday, April 23, will hold tours of the CFAES Wooster Campus’s new United Titanium Bug Zoo. You can get a sneak peek of what you can see on the tour in the video above. Or check out these photos and story in the Ohio State Alumni Magazine.

Tours will be offered, too, of the new building that the zoo is in, the Wooster Campus Science Building, which is LEED-certified. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

Learn more about the Scarlet, Gray, and Green Fair.

‘I really appreciate having this support’

CFAES student Ansley Watkins helps lift others as she rises. And what helps make this possible are the scholarships she has gotten as a Buckeye. Read how donor support has helped her. Listen to her tell her story in the video above.

She is majoring in natural resource management in our School of Environment and Natural Resources.

Saturday: Plug in to Scarlet, Gray, and Green Fair

The CFAES Wooster Campus holds its 2022 Scarlet, Gray, and Green Fair this Saturday, April 23—following on Earth Day the day before. You’ll find exhibitors, speakers, tours, food, and more—all related to sustainability, all on a theme of “Green is for life!” Among other things, you can check out a gas-saving green car cruise-in. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Secrest Arboretum Welcome and Education Center. Admission is free.

Learn more about the Scarlet, Gray, and Green Fair.

CFAES sustainability news, April 15, 2022

Columbus Dispatch, April 13, 2022; featuring Brent Sohngen, CFAES Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

CleanTechnica, April 13, 2022; featuring Katrina Cornish, CFAES Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering; and CFAES Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

On April 20 (and on every day forward)

Ohio State’s 2022 signature Earth Day event, “Time to Act on Climate Change,” takes place Wednesday, April 20, at 6 p.m. in the Ohio Union’s US Bank Conference Theater in Columbus. You also can watch live on YouTube. The event, its website says, will highlight “efforts underway in Ohio and beyond to mitigate and adapt to climate change.”

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Celebrate World Water Day with EPN, doc debut

The next monthly breakfast program by CFAES’ Environmental Professionals Network—set for Tuesday, March 22, which is World Water Day—features the debut of And Water for All. The original documentary film explores the many perspectives of providing drinking water and wastewater services to Ohioans. You can watch the film’s trailer above.

The full morning program features a total of three sessions (the film debut is the first) and offers continuing education credit. Sponsors also include the Water Management Association of Ohio and Ohio State’s Ohio Water Resources Center and TerrAqua student group,