Workshops for Professionals and Advanced Training

Ohio State University Extension within the School of Environment & Natural Resources strives to meet the continuing educational needs of our natural resource professionals. In order to do this a variety of workshops and seminars are organized throughout the year.  For professional development these sessions will offer continuing education credits where appropriate.  Check back frequently for up to date event details.

Upcoming Workshops

  1. Jul 31, 2018, 10:00am

    Join us for this years From Forests to Furniture tour.  We will start at Secrest Arboretum and explore Edmund Secrests' connection to Ohio forestry and see some research plots that are looking at the future of ash in Ohio.  We will spend the rest of the morning touring Secrest with Jason Veil the curator for the arboretum.  From Secrest we will load the buses after lunch and head to Bent Wood Solutions to see what happens when steam heat meets wood.  From Bent Wood we will move on down the road to Homestead Furniture and see how they customize furniture to meet the needs of todays consumer.
  2. Aug 3, 2018, 9:00am

    Working with the natural environment can be a challenge in many respects.  This workshop will improve your skills when it comes to diagnosing what is happening with that sickly looking tree.  There is a great process to follow - questions to ask yourself and the landowner - that will lead you to either an answer or other sources to tap into to explore further.  Part of the morning will include an update on the non-native insects impacting Ohio's trees and introduce Ohio's new invasive plant law.  The workshop will expose the attendee to a wide variety of tree issues that are currently on ou