Events Calendar

Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park

Here are some interesting events coming up that we thought you might like:

Career Closet Accepting Donations - Now through September 12 - Columbus and Wooster, Ohio
Please consider donating your gently used professional clothing, shoes and accessories to the CFAES Career Closet. The Career Development Office and Student Success Services in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences will get those items into the hands of students who need professional attire for opportunities such as career fairs, interviews, internships, and career employment.  More information here.

OSU Wetlands Invasive Weed Removal - August 31 - Columbus, Ohio
The Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park is in need of volunteer help to remove invasive ragweed from the prairie! Come get involved, meet site engineers, and help a good cause.  Volunteers will meet between 10 a.m. 11 a.m. at the Heffner Wetland Research and Education Building.  Sign up here.

Annual Common Milkweed Pod Collection - September 1 to October 30 - Columbus, Ohio
Collect common milkweed seed pods for the Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District.  The seeds will be provided to ODOT for sewing onto "conservation corridors", designated areas along highways that are planted with native prairie perennials. For guidelines on seed collection, go here.

Urban Farm Tour Series: Jedidiah Farm & Studio - September 1 - Westerville, OhioJedidiah Farm & Studio is part of the Urban Farm Tour Series
Tour a 5-acre certified organic farmstead, where the Taylor family utilizes ecologically inclusive principles to encourage biodiversity and resilient food production.

Buckeyes After Work at Seventh Son Brewing Company - September 5 - Columbus, Ohio
Join The Ohio State University Alumni Association for a fun evening of casual networking at Seventh Son Brewing Co.   Register here.

Stone Lab Open House - September 8 - Put-In-Bay, Ohio
Have you ever been curious about the Lake Erie science that takes place at Stone Lab? Do you want to take a peek inside Cooke Castle or peer down from Perry’s Lookout?  Now is your chance!

EPN Breakfast: The Lake Erie Impairment Designation - September 11 -  Columbus, Ohio
For the first time in our state’s history, the open waters of western Lake Erie have been deemed impaired by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.  Come to EPN for an exciting panel conversation to discuss efforts to monitor harmful algal blooms, keep drinking water safe, address public health concerns, and engage stakeholders in the process to reduce and mitigate harmful algal blooms on Lake Erie, Chesapeake Bay, Grand Lake St. Marys, Sandusky Bay, and within the City of Columbus.

OSU Women & Philanthropy: Hope Grows for Cancer Survivors - September 11 - Columbus, Ohio
Explore beautiful Waterman Laboratory's garden-based nutrition program for cancer survivors, featuring Dr. Colleen Spees, Ohio State College of Medicine and Dr. Cathann A. Kress, Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.  Preregistration is required for this complimentary event!

Local Foods Farm Tour Series: Hugus Fruit Farm - September 13 - Rushville, Ohio
Fairfield Extension office offers on-farm educational programs highlighting local producers in Fairfield County.  This tour features a large family-run orchard with several varieties of peaches, apples and a working cider press.  More information available here.

Timber Harvesting - September 14 - Zaleski State Forest, Ohio - Visit an active or recently closed timber sale. Learn how to make sure that your timber harvest is compatible with theJack Hanna goals that you have for your woodland.  Registration fee $12.  More information on this series available here.

An Evening with Jack Hanna and the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium - September 14 - Columbus, Ohio
Join the Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research and Education (CHAIRE) for an evening featuring Jack Hanna and animals from the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium! The evening includes an introduction to CHAIRE, a plated dinner, and of course, a presentation by Jack, featuring animals from the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. A cash bar will also be available. This is a fundraising event for CHAIRE and seats are limited.  Ticket and sponsorship information is available here.

Fall Native Tree Sale - September 14 & 15 - Columbus, Ohio
A variety of native trees from locally-sourced seeds will be featured in 3 gallon containers, 4'–5' tall.  Most will sell for between $35 and $45.

Buckeye Bash at TCU - September 15 - Arlington, Texas
Enjoy this pep rally style event with fellow Buckeyes prior to the Ohio State vs. TCU football game. This event is hosted by the Ohio State Alumni Association.  More information here.

Family Fun Day at Young’s Jersey Dairy - September 16 - Yellow Springs, OhioBuckeye Bash
Join fellow Buckeyes for a day of play in Yellow Springs hosted by the OSU Alumni Association. The event begins with a buffet lunch followed by family-friendly activities including mini golf, a petting zoo, batting cages, driving range, and kiddie corral. Register here.

Ohio State ATI Turfgrass Scholarship Golf Tournament - September 20 - Wooster, Ohio
Enjoy a great day of golf and support Ohio State ATI turfgrass scholarships at the same time by registering for the Tournament at Hawk's Nest Golf Course.  Register here.

Farm Science Review - September 18 - 20 - London, Ohio
The Farm Science Review and attracts upwards of 140,000 visitors from all over the United States and Canada who come for three days to peruse 4,000 product lines from 600 commercial exhibitors, and learn the latest in agricultural production. The educational programs feature Ohio State and Purdue specialists and are second to none in the agricultural exhibition world.  CFAES and 4-H alumni are encouraged to stop by the alumni tent!  Learn more here.

Ohio State ATI Turfgrass Scholarship Golf Tournament - September 20 - Wooster, Ohio
Enjoy a great day of golf and support Ohio State ATI turfgrass scholarships at the same time by registering for the Tournament at Hawk's Nest Golf Course.  Register here.

Celebrate fall with the Alumni Club of Los Angeles at Sony Studios - September 23 - Culver City, California
Spend a Sunday afternoon with the Alumni Club of Los Angeles at Sony Studios. Hear from the winners of the Outstanding Buckeye Award, Chris Woltman, founder of Element 1, and actress and artist, Gigi Rice. Enjoy a tailgate-style lunch, and Scarlet and Gray camaraderie.  Register here.

Women Inspire Construction - September 25 - Columbus, Ohio
Presenters will look at what pay equity research is really telling us and why it matters. They will also discuss how women may approach compensation and negotiations differently than men in the industry.  Registration is free.  See the schedule and sign up here.

Books & Brews: CFAES Alumni Society Scholarship Fundraiser - September 27 - Columbus, Ohio
Join the CFAES Alumni Society for a unique and fun scholarship fundraiser at Land-Grant Brewing Company not only to network with fellow alums, but to raise money for CFAES scholarships!  RSVP here.

CFAES Alumni Community Service Project - September 29 - Columbus, Ohio
Join your fellow CFAES Buckeye Alumni in helping clean up the Olentangy with a service project on September 29 with Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed (FLOW)! During this service event, volunteers will plant trees, clear out invasive species, and more.  All CFAES alumni and their families are welcome. RSVP here.

CFAES Fallfest & Homecoming - October 6 - Columbus, Ohio
Join us at the Fallfest Tailgate, which will be held rain or shine on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center before the Buckeyes face the Hoosiers of Indiana University in Ohio Stadium. Expect delicious tailgate fare, excellent entertainment and some CFAES camaraderie. We will be celebrating the anniversary classes from 1968 and 1993. The Tailgate starts at 11:30 a.m. and runs until one hour before kick-off.  More information on Homecoming weekend and how to purchase Fallfest and football tickets.

Looking for more to do?  Upcoming events are frequently added to our events page.