Post Tagged with: "Plant Biology Graduate Student Association"

Graduate Students Work to Preserve Prairie-like Sites in Athens County

PGSA Outreach Coordinator Sam Lockhart at Stouds Run State Park

Athens County has prairie plants? Strouds Run State Park is home to three small prairie-like openings that host grassland species. Persistence of this unusual community may be threatened by encroachment of trees and shrubs that can shade out herbaceous plants. That’s why members of the Plant Biology Graduate Student Association […]

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December 17, 2019 at 2:54 pmNews

Everyone Invited to Come Explore BioBlast on the Ridges, April 27

Everyone Invited to Come Explore BioBlast on the Ridges, April 27

The campus and Athens community are invited to come explore BioBlast on The Ridges and search for plants, animals, and fungi on Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ridges. The Ohio University Biological Sciences Graduate Society is hosting the BioBlast in conjunction with the Ohio […]

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April 1, 2019 at 5:30 pmEvents

Plant Club Offers Hiking, Camaraderie, Conservation and Professional Development

In Zaleski State Forest, an “artist’s conk” mushroom. Photo and art by Connor Hall.

The Ohio University Plant Club is back for another fantastic year of hiking, camaraderie, conservation and professional development. All undergraduates are welcome to join the Plant Club! This group of undergraduate students loves plants and natural areas and members actively communicate about them using GroupMe. They have regular meetings and plan […]

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August 26, 2018 at 9:59 amNews

Plant Biology Graduate Students’ Agenda Covers Mentoring to Invasive Plants

Sarah Smith, Kelsey Bryant, Laura Mason, Jen Hastings, Proma Basu, Zach Quirk, Colin Kruse, Al Meyers, Danny Wolf, panelists for the Plant Club on “What to do after College.”
Credit: Connor Hall

The Plant Biology Graduate Student Association has been active this year in mentoring undergraduates, judging science fairs, removing invasive plants, and more. As graduate students preparing for careers in plant science, the group came together during the year to attend American Association for the Advancement of Science webcasts on professional […]

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April 17, 2018 at 4:33 pmNews

Grad Students Take Passion for Plants to Summer Camps

Campers examined the modified leaves (needles) that help cacti stay cool in the hot, dry desert by reducing water loss.

Graduate students from the of Environmental & Plant Biology Department Graduate Student Association made time this summer to share their knowledge and love of plants with young people at Camp Oty’okwa and Good Works. These Ohio University students spent much of the summer in the field and lab collecting data for […]

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August 26, 2017 at 6:15 pmNews

Graduate Students Help Elementary Students Extract Strawberry DNA

Graduate students Proma Basu, Emily Keil, Laura Mason, Danny Wolf, and Joshua Evans stand outside the Coolville elementary.

By Heather Willard PACE Writer Environmental & Plant Biology The Plant Biology Graduate Student Association participated in family science night at the Coolville Elementary School, teaching students about basic biology concepts, including DNA extraction and how the Venus Flytrap “eats.” Joshua Evans, graduate student and member of the Plant Biology […]

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November 3, 2016 at 8:33 amNews

Plant Biology Graduate Student Association Host Garlic Mustard Pull, April 10

Mustard Garlic

Learn about forest ecology, invasive species, and see a diverse selection of forest plants in their spring glory at the first official Plant Biology Graduate Student Association garlic mustard pull on Sunday, April 10, from 1-4 p.m. Where and when: Blue Ash Valley, behind the Hampton Inn on East State […]

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March 2, 2016 at 2:00 pmEvents