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OSU Extension Training Reaches Nearly 1 Million Acres Toward Improving Water Quality

04/20/15 – Since last fall, the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University has provided fertilizer applicator certification training to 6,439 Ohio growers responsible for farming some 927,000 acres of Buckeye state farmland, and the numbers continue to grow. Read more.

Plastic bags to adorn South Oval in environmental act

04/17/15 – In effort to raise awareness about the impact of plastic bags on the environment, student organizations will hang chains of plastic bags throughout the South Oval from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, April 17. Each chain will contain 500 plastic bags to signify the average number of plastic bags one consumer uses each year. Read more.

University Begins Sustainability Goal Development

04/16/15 – President Michael V. Drake and Provost Joseph E. Steinmetz have charged the President and Provost’s Council on Sustainability to develop strategic sustainability goals to make Ohio State a global model of sustainable operations and practices. Four PPCS workgroups are seeking input from faculty, staff and students to recommend sustainability goals in all four of the university’s overarching core goals: teaching and learning, research and innovation, outreach and engagement, and resource stewardship. Read more.

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  • May 07, 2015

    Center for Applied Plant Sciences poster symposium

    The Center for Applied Plant Sciences is hosting a poster symposium from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 7, on the 11th floor of Thompson Library. Read more.

  • May 09, 2015

    Climate Explorations: International Migratory Bird Day

    Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center will host a field camp and activities at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday, May 9, at Grange Insurance Audubon Center. Read more.

  • May 12, 2015

    EPN Breakfast: Toward a Sustainable and Resilient Economy - A Brief Overview of an OSU Discovery Theme and Splendily Sustainable- Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Earns B-Corp Status

    The May EPN Breakfast will feature a Christine Deye, Director of Community and Environmental Stewardship, Jeni's, presenting "Splendidly Sustainable - Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Earns B-Corp Status." Joseph Fiksel, PhD, Executive Director, will present "Toward a Sustainable and Resilient Economy - A Brief Overview of an OSU Discovery Theme" at 7:15 a.m., Tuesday, May 12, at Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. Read more.

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