Past Events

  1. Nov 19, 2021, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join OSU's Enrico Bonello of the Department of Plant Pathology to learn more about mycorrhizae fungi and their importance to plants.  This webinar is part of our Friday's Escape to the Forest series and will be recorded and posted on our website under Resources.  ISA and SAF continuing education credits will be offered.

  2. Oct 28, 2021, 10:00am - 3:00pm

    In this workshop, you will learn how to identify damage from a variety of wildlife species. We will spend time discussing options for managing wildlife conflict and damage caused by the following species: deer, rabbit, geese, squirrels (tree and ground squirrels), moles, voles, coyotes, fox, and bats. This is an indoor workshop.  

  3. Oct 15, 2021, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join OSU Extension Educator Curtis Young for this webinar that will explore the fungi of field and woods.  See what you thought you knew about these fascinating structures. ISA and SAF credits are applied for.

  4. Sep 29, 2021, 10:00am - 3:30pm

    This is a hands on tree identification class.  We will spend the morning working through some terminology utilizing some tree samples.  The afternoon will be spent outside working with a dichotomous key to work  through the process we learned in the morning.  Dress for the weather and come prepared to walk amoung the trees.  You will leave the class with a better understanding of the process of tree identification.

  5. Sep 10, 2021, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Webinar Tapping walnuts for syrup?  Who ever heard of such a thing!  Join Future Generations University’s professor Mike Rechlin as he reviews 3 years of research into walnut sap flow and syrup production.  We will look at the differences between maple and walnut sap flow and how these differences affect production.  He will point to ways to increase sap flow in walnut and the economics of walnut syrup production. ISA and SAF continuing education credits have been applied for.  

  6. Aug 20, 2021, 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Escape to the forest with us on Friday August 20th!  We will spend the day outside in the woods of the OSU Mansfield campus, exploring mature forest, pollinator habitat and more.  Along the way, you will learn to ID native trees and invasive species.  We will spend some time birding (bring your binoculars if you have them), monitoring cover boards for amphibians and reptiles and discussing pollinators and other insects.  Along the way you will have opportunities to ask your woodland and wildlife management questions.

  7. Jul 16, 2021, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join SENR's Brian Slater for this webinar on soil health.  Soil health is the capacity of soils to support ecosystem services and ecosystem functions. Soil health influences both productivity and sustainability of natural and managed forest systems. Practical methods of assessing and managing soil health in forest ecosystems will be addressed. ISA and SAF credits have been applied for.

  8. Jul 9, 2021, 10:00am - 2:00pm

    It is time to get back out into the forest!  Join us Friday July 9th for a day focused on getting back out into the woods with a focus on invasive species.  We will explore various habitats and woodland issues throughout the day.   We will cover tree id, invasive species id and their impacts on our woodlands and wildlife habitat needs and challenges.

  9. May 7, 2021, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Join SENR's Roger Williams, Associate Professor - Forest Management in this presentation where we explore the role of forest in the carbon cycle, how they sequestoer carbon, how forest management affects sequestration and the types of forest related activities that may qualify for carbon credit projects.  Joining the webinar for the Q&A session will be AEDE's Brent Sohngen and SENR's Sayeed Mehmood.  Join us for this important conversation.

  10. Apr 16, 2021, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Spend the morning with OSU Extension's Curtis Young exploring the wonderful world of woodland macrofungi by looking at the corals, jellies, conks, bolete, brackets, parchments, cups and more.  These fungi delight the senses with color, size, shape, texture, scent and flavor.