Post Tagged with: "Wayne National Forest"

Alumni News | Dawn McCarthy Puts Ph.D. to Work on the Wayne, Helps OHIO Students

Dawn McCarthy

by Kristin Distel As of April 2018, Dawn McCarthy ’08Ph.D. is the Partnership and Community Engagement Specialist for the Wayne National Forest—a position that allows her to put her OHIO coursework to use while engaging with and educating the public. McCarthy, who earned a Ph.D. in Plant Biology from the […]

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September 15, 2018 at 7:57 amAlumni

Voinovich Lunch and Learn | Wildlife and Wildlife Habitat Surveys in the Wayne National Forest, Sept. 28

The Voinovich School Lunch and Learn is a discussion on “Wildlife and wildlife habitat surveys in the Wayne National Forest” on Friday, Sept. 28, from noon to 1 p.m. in Building 22 at the Ridges. Upcoming Lunch and Learns The Voinovich School Lunch and Learn is each Friday from noon […]

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September 1, 2018 at 5:15 pmEvents

Working on the Wayne | Pollination Station

Zebra swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) on butterfly weed

By Shelby Kihm Field Ecology major interning at the Wayne National Forest Hello everyone, botany intern back at it again. As we all may know the milkweed plant is very important for the cycle of the monarch caterpillar. The caterpillars will only eat milkweed plants (Asclepias sp.), and the butterflies […]

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August 19, 2018 at 3:36 pmNews

Working on the Wayne | Running Buffalo Clover

Flags for the rooted crowns of Running Buffalo Clover in a section of nature trail at Boch-Hollow Nature Preserve.

By Emily Uhlman Field Ecology student interning at the Wayne National Forest The Ohio University plant biology and wildlife biology interns tagged along to help monitor the status of running buffalo clover, Trifolium stoloniferum, which is listed as an endangered species in Ohio. We traveled to two sites that day. […]

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July 31, 2018 at 5:12 pmNews

Working on the Wayne | Culture History, Discovering a Brick

Portion of a brick found in the Wayne National Forest.

By Brenna Tippie and Ben Johnson Anthropology majors interning at the Wayne National Forest When anyone hears the word “archaeology,” their mind is drawn to the image of Indiana Jones, his adventures, and all the glory that comes with them. What they don’t tell you about is the hills. From […]

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July 25, 2018 at 12:16 pmNews

Working on the Wayne | About the Emerald Ash Borer

Tree showing Emerald ash borer damage

By Kevin Knavish Environmental and Plant Biology Student interning at the Wayne National Forest The Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis, is a bright metallic-green beetle native to Asia that grows to be a half inch long. After being discovered in the Detroit area in 2002, the species is believed to […]

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July 23, 2018 at 2:40 pmNews

Working on the Wayne | Checking Our Cameras for Mammals

Red Fox

By Nathaniel Jedlinsky ’19 Wildlife and Conservation Biology major interning at the Wayne National Forest Many of Ohio’s large mammal species, bobcats (Lynx rufus), red and gray foxes (Vulpes vulpes and Urocyon cinereoargenteus) and black bears (Ursus americanus) are elusive creatures that are not usually seen hiking in the forest. […]

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July 23, 2018 at 2:16 pmNews