A reminder that Ohio State’s annual Environmental Film Series kicks off on Tuesday, Jan. 21, with “A Life in the Wild,” a discussion with renowned wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen, whose traveling retrospective exhibit opened Jan. 15 at COSI in Columbus. Enjoy 6 minutes with him and his art in the video above, 110 minutes (7–8:50 p.m.) on Jan. 21.
The fifth Environmental Film Series, hosted by CFAES’s School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR), starts on Tuesday, Jan. 21, with “A Life in the Wild,” an in-person appearance by and discussion with renowned wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen timed to the opening of his traveling retrospective exhibit at COSI in Columbus (which opens Jan. 15 and runs to Jan. 3 of next year). He talks about the exhibit’s first appearance, at the Durham Museum in his home state of Nebraska, in the video above.
Wouter Stellaard, animal programs training director at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, presents “Zoo Animal Behavior and Training” from 5:30–6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in the Animal Sciences Arena in the Animal Science Building on Ohio State’s Columbus campus. Admission is free and open to the public. The host is the Human-Animal Interactions Club, which is the undergraduate student arm of our college’s Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research and Education (or CHAIRE).
See demonstrations by Ohio’s first-ever wildlife K-9 program in the Gwynne Conservation Area at CFAES’s upcoming Farm Science Review. The dogs in the program are trained to sniff out poached wildlife, fish and ginseng, and gun powder and lost hunters, too. Their handlers are wildlife officers with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife, which started the program this year. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 10:30-11 a.m., 1:30-2 p.m. Farm Science Review overall is Sept. 18-20. More Gwynne activities.
What are snot otters, why do we want them around, and how are we working to help them? Find out when Stone Lab’s 2018 Guest Lecture Series continues this evening, Thursday, June 21. Continue reading
Conservation biologist Pete Marra, author of Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer (2016, Princeton University Press), speaks twice at Ohio State next week: at the Tuesday, Nov. 7, breakfast program by the Environmental Professionals Network (EPN), and at the Wednesday, Nov. 8, annual conference of the Ohio Community Wildlife Cooperative.
CFAES’s Molly Bean shared this shot of the full house — 1,000-plus people in the Ohio Union in Columbus — at Monday’s night “Grizzly Bear 399” presentation. Thanks, Molly!
Ris Twigg reported on “An Evening with Grizzly Bear 399,” Monday night’s full-house presentation by Todd Wilkinson and Thomas Mangelson, hosted by the Environmental Professionals Network, in Ohio State’s student newspaper The Lantern.