Farm strength through diversity

Registration is open for the next Environmental Professionals Network breakfast program, “Growing the Future of Agriculture: Conversations with Black Farmers and Educators.” It’s set for Oct. 12, 7:15–9:30 a.m., on Ohio State’s Columbus campus.

Check out the program and lineup of speakers. Register at this link.

What’s ahead for America’s national parks?

The next Environmental Professionals Network (EPN) webinar, set for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, looks at the future of America’s national parks, including the sufficiency of their funding and how they can be more inclusive.

Participating in the webinar is free and open to the public, but you have to register in advance.

EPN, a free professional organization, is a service of CFAES’ School of Environment and Natural Resources.

(Photo: Canyonlands National Park, Utah, Getty Images.)

CFAES reads for Aug. 26, 2020

EPA gives up on barring grantees from science advisory panels

Science, June 25. Featuring Robyn Wilson, School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR).

Nicole Jackson: Environmental educator | Black Birders Week

PBS “Nature” blog, June 23. Featuring Nicole Jackson, SENR.

Soil prof hits pay dirt: $250K prize for helping farmers, fighting climate change

NPR, June 22. Featuring Rattan Lal, SENR.

‘Where culture meets agriculture’ in Tanzania

The College of Wooster’s Brooke Krause presents “Food Security and Gender in Maasai Households in Tanzania” from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, in Room 130, Research Services Building, on CFAES’s Wooster campus. Free admission; free light lunch for the first 30 to register. You also can watch by streaming.

The talk is part of the Wooster campus diversity committee’s Cultural Connections series, “Where Culture Meets Agriculture.”

Learn more, register and download the flyer.