Students in CFAES’s Forestry Forum are holding their annual Christmas tree sale from Dec. 10-13 on Ohio State’s campus in Columbus. Proceeds will help pay for scholarships and activities for the students. The flier has details and the offer of a 10 percent discount. (Image: iStock.)
Archive for November, 2015
Crowdfunding can benefit green work, and December’s Environmental Professionals Network breakfast program will show how. Read the story …
If you’re a CFAES student planning to attend the college’s Jan. 22 Environment and Sustainability Career Expo (scroll down), you might want to check this out: It’s a workshop on Dec. 2 to help you prepare for the expo. You can get your resume reviewed there, for example. Get details or download the flier.
“We should make agriculture part of the solution to our issues,” said CFAES’s Rattan Lal in a recent article in Discovery News. “The climate change problem is so huge everything should be on the table.” Lal is a Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science in the School of Environment and Natural Resources. The article looked at whether so-called “resurrection plants” can help farming adapt to climate change and drought.
A reminder that the Environmental Science Student Symposium, some 700 student-presenters strong, goes from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in the Ohio Union at Ohio State in Columbus. Members of the public and the media are welcome. Read about it here.
Minimizing fertilizer use and protecting water quality are two of the many topics at Ohio State’s 2015 Green Industry Short Course. Coordinated by CFAES, the Dec. 7-10 event is for people in such fields as lawn care, tree care, landscaping, and golf and sports turf management. Its theme is “A Greener Future.” Get details and register.