“Clean water is the backbone to any great society. You’re not going to have healthy humans without it. You’re not going to have a healthy economy without it. You’re not going to have a healthy environment without it.”
Get tips for keeping lawns green and waters blue in a newly revised fact sheet from CFAES.
Called “Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways,” the fact sheet details exactly that—ways to get the most out of your fertilizer dollar, make your lawn as healthy as it can be, and prevent the runoff of nutrients that can lead to harmful algal blooms.
What’s the best time of year to apply fertilizer? Why test your soil? What does “N-P-K” mean? Answers are in the fact sheet, whose authors are experts from CFAES and Davey Tree.
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,
Wondering how climate change may affect agriculture, food quality, and public health? Want to learn how tile drainage impacts river flashiness? Or what kinds of insects are beneficial for sustainable agriculture? The answers to these questions and more will be discussed during the annual Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference (CTC), held March 8–9 in Ada, Ohio. The conference is presented by CFAES and other supporters.
Just in time for Ohio’s coming winter storm, you can learn about eco-friendly ways to not be slip slidin’ away. CFAES’ Sustainable Action Through Video Engagement team released the new video above (3:03).
Stone Laboratory, which is located on Lake Erie and is part of CFAES, invites college undergraduates to apply for its 2022 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Fellowship Program. Applications are due by Feb. 25.
Waste to Worth 2022, described as for “those who make or influence environmental management decisions on livestock and poultry farms,” takes place April 18–22 near Toledo. CFAES Dean Cathann A. Kress, OSU Extension climate specialist Aaron Wilson, and Chris Winslow, director of Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory, will be among the speakers.