Post Tagged with: "green roof"

New Houses on Campus: Because Bats Need Sustainable Living Spaces, Too!

Mikayla Schuyler and Dr. Kim Thompson put a roof on a bat house. Photo by Laura Bilson

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Sustainable Living Hub has added housing to its project list—students are putting up six bat houses around campus in the next few weeks. “Many people may be afraid of bats, especially when they find their way into your home or dorm, but they […]

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April 1, 2021 at 5:12 pmNews

Green Roof Project Provides Classroom Materials for Faculty

Russ College Mechanical Engineering Students, Kyle and Joel, build a prototype of a green roof model that will be donated to a local school. Photo: Steel Brooks, Scripps College graduate student (2021).

 The Ohio University green roof project continues to engage students in research, education, and communications initiatives—and now offers classroom materials that can be used by faculty. “Weight limits on the green roof prevent us from making the space open to the community, but faculty and students continue to make […]

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January 15, 2021 at 10:52 amNews

OHIO News | Green Roof Takes Root on Schoonover

From left, an Omni Ecosystems employee explains the irrigation system to Elaine Goetz and project manager Brody Bauers.

“Schoonover Center is a little greener after the installation of a green roof over the main lobby was completed on July 2. The green roof has added benefits by supporting student learning and engaging the OHIO community in a sustainability mission,” reports Ohio University News in a story headlined “Schoonover […]

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July 13, 2020 at 12:12 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