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Kniola: Cave Adventures at Bernheim

Kniola: Cave Adventures at Bernheim

By Ryan Kniola Environmental and Plant Biology Major, Ohio University Summer internship at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest Howdy, You might remember from my overview post that I mentioned that on our free time Nate and I explore a cave that’s less than 2 miles away. The cave is owned […]

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July 5, 2013 at 2:14 pmNews

Kniola: A Trip to the Bernheim Fire Tower

Kniola: A Trip to the Bernheim Fire Tower

By Ryan Kniola Environmental and Plant Biology Major, Ohio University Summer internship at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest Hello again, I’d like to share with you a neat and historical spot at Bernheim. To give a few hints, it is the oldest standing structure, it’s made out of metal, and […]

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July 4, 2013 at 6:32 pmNews

Boaler: Working in the Butterfly Conservatory

Boaler: Working in the Butterfly Conservatory

By Julian Boaler ’14 Environmental and Plant Biology Major, Ohio University Summer internship at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami, FL Hey everyone, Along with my time at Fairchild’s nursery, I’ve had the pleasure of working in their enclosed butterfly conservatory. The project was completed in December 2012 and […]

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June 25, 2013 at 7:26 pmNews

Lydria: A Better Way to Manage Conventions and Seminars

Lydria: A Better Way to Manage Conventions and Seminars

“Event planners face an immense challenge when organizing and managing events like conventions and seminars. Two of their major pain points are communicating with invited guests—such as speakers and judges—and communicating with attendees (like event scheduling and handouts). We are working to deliver a software as a service (SaaS) platform […]

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June 25, 2013 at 5:03 pmNews

Schmidt: Invasive Species, Green Roofs, Prescribed Burns, 14,000 Acres

Schmidt: Invasive Species, Green Roofs, Prescribed Burns, 14,000 Acres

By Nate Schmidt ’13 Environmental and Plant Biology Student, Ohio University Hey everybody, As some of you know, I have been lucky enough to be interning at Bernheim for 12 weeks as a Natural Areas Intern in Clermont, Kentucky. I can’t believe it’s already been over a month. I’ve have […]

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June 20, 2013 at 7:43 pmIn Class News

Boaler: My Internship at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden!

Boaler: My Internship at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden!

By Julian Boaler ’14 Environmental and Plant Biology Major, Ohio University Hello everyone! I have been very fortunate to be able to take part in a 10 week internship at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami, Florida, for the summer (kudos to Dr. Ballard for setting it up)! I’ve […]

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June 20, 2013 at 3:50 pmNews

Top 10: A Tiny Violet, Stumbled Upon in the Andes

Top 10: A Tiny Violet, Stumbled Upon in the Andes

High in the towering Andes Mountains of Peru, Professor Hugh Iltis was on his hands and knees looking for the haze filter that had fallen off his camera. Like Gulliver amid the Lilliputians, he stared at a miniaturized world through his hand lens. The year was 1962. The tiny plant […]

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June 18, 2013 at 11:14 amNews Research