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Contributed by Kim Thompson Lecturer in Environmental & Plant Biology The Athens Conservancy and the Environmental & Plant Biology Department brought together community members and Ohio University students to remove invasive species from the Blair Preserve on National Public Lands Day. More than 40 participants spread out across 10 locations […]

The post Plant Biology Students Help Remove Invasive Species near Strouds Run appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 05

The Ohio University Environmental & Plant Biology Department is looking for a capable student to join the Forest Ecology research team at the masters or Ph.D. level beginning in January 2018. The teams research broadly considers the structure and dynamics of forest communities in human-shaped ecosystems. The incoming student will […]

The post Special Opportunity for Graduate Study in Urban Forest Ecology appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 03

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. By MC Tilton, PACE Writer Ohio University alum Brian Atkinson ’12 has been busy making his mark in the ecology field. Atkinson earned a B.S. in […]

The post Happy Beginnings | Alum Continuing Plant Fossil Adventures After Graduation appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 02

By MC Tilton, PACE Writer Stacy Welker had no idea how her passions would blossom when she was just a little girl reading books about animals and evolution given to her by her father. His stories of local ecosystems and biological processes imparted his nerdiness and scientific inclination to her, […]

The post First Fellowship Recipient Honors Passions and Legacy of Norman S. Cohn appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 28

The Food Studies theme has joined forces with Ohio University Culinary Services to bring local food to more students on campus. Earlier this month, produce from the Plant Biology Learning Gardens hit the shelves of the beautiful Jefferson Marketplace, located within Jefferson Hall on East Green. Food Studies students will […]

The post Student-Grown Produce for Sale in Jefferson Marketplace appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 27

By MC Tilton PACE Writer Environmental & Plant Biology students and faculty gathered on Sept. 22 for the 11th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. The symposium featured a talk from Ph.D. student Marion Andrews Holmes on the organization of second-growth forest floors and 10 poster presentations on topics ranging from […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 26

Dr. Art Trese cant walk through the Plant Biology Learning Gardens without finding some weed that needs pulling, a sprinkler that needs repositioning, or a little scrap for the compost pile. Working around the garden makes me happy, said Trese, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology. I really enjoy […]

The post Students Have Productive Summer in Learning Gardens appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 21

By MC Tilton PACE Writer Ohio University Environmental & Plant Biology alumni, faculty and students gathered Sept. 9 to honor the late Dr. Norman S. Cohn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, at the Norman S. Cohn Research Symposium. The daylong symposium included presentations on current plant cell and molecular biology research by […]

The post Plant Biology Alumni, Faculty, Students Honor Cohn at Research Symposium appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 12

Research by Ohio University alumni Brian Atkinson ’12 and Dr. Ruth Stockey ’74 along with Dr. Gar Rothwell was featured on the cover of the September 2017 issue of International Journal of Plant Sciences. Their article is titled “The early phylogenetic diversification of Cornales: permineralized cornalean fruits from the Campanian […]

The post Alumni, Rothwell Featured on Cover of International Journal of Plant Sciences appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 01

Graduate student Marion Holmes and Dr. Glenn Matlack co-authored an article on “Agricultural history drives structure and tree species composition of second growth forest over 100 years in southeastern Ohio, USA” in the Journal of Vegetation Science. Homles is a Ph.D. student, and Matlack is Associate Professor of Environmental and […]

The post Holmes and Matlack Co-Author Article on Species Composition of Second Growth Forests over 100 Years appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 31

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