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  1. Student Research at Chadwick Arboretum

    Sep 9, 2020

    Allison Swanka’s Honors Thesis “Soil Health and Ecosystem Services in OSU Chadwick Arboretum” is a valuable research project that examines soil health and ecosystem services in Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens. Thank you for your important research Allison! 

    Click Here to Read Allison's Final Thesis


  2. Being Seen and Heard During Black Birders Week

    Jun 3, 2020

    Local birder and educator Nicole Jackson on the inherent perils of navigating outdoor spaces while black

  3. Victory Gardens: A war-time hobby that's back in fashion

    May 29, 2020

    Across the UK and beyond, people are digging in their backyards, potting plants on balconies or using windowsills as suntraps for seedlings.

    Click here to learn more about how victory gardens are becoming popular again

  4. Plant a Row for the Hungry

    May 22, 2020

    TAKE A STEP TO END HUNGER Join Chadwick Arboretum Volunteers and Plant a Row for the Hungry Grow 1 extra row of produce in your garden The size of your garden does not matter – even growing in containers.  Take care to follow COVID guidelines if heading out into the stores to purchase garden supplies. There are many ways to order online and have same-day pickup or delivery at several garden centers around Columbus. 
  5. Ecopsychology: How Immersion in Nature Benefits Your Health

    Mar 20, 2020

    A growing body of research points to the beneficial effects that exposure to the natural world has on health, reducing stress and promoting healing. Now, policymakers, employers, and healthcare providers are increasingly considering the human need for nature in how they plan and operate.

    Click Here to Read the Full Article

  6. Inviting Nature

    Feb 13, 2020

    Inviting nature

    Newspaper February 9, 2020

    Columbus Dispatch, The (OH)

    Diana Lockwood

  7. Trump Removes Pollution Controls on Streams and Wetlands

    Jan 28, 2020

    The Trump administration on Thursday finalized a rule to strip away environmental protections for streams, wetlands and groundwater, handing a victory to farmers, fossil fuel producers and real estate developers who said Obama-era rules had shackled them with onerous and unnecessary burdens.

  8. Great Lakes Scientist says, “If We Lose The EPA, We Lose Lake Erie”

    Jan 27, 2020

  9. Clones Help Famous Elm Tree Named Herbie Live On

    Jan 27, 2020

    A massive Elm tree nicknamed Herbie is long gone, but it is going to live on, thanks to cloned trees that are being made available to the public. Herbie was the tallest and oldest Elm in New England at 100 feet and 200 years.

  10. Aussie Firefighters Save World's Only Groves Of Prehistoric Wollemi Pines

    Jan 23, 2020

    Australian Firefighters save a grove of rare Wollemi Pines.  Just 200 of the prehistoric tree are left in their natural environment within the canyons of Wollemi National Park.