Research Symposium

Mar 22, 2024 9:00AM—4:30PM


The Wilderness Center/Virtual 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Event Contact Daniel Volk | Email


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Have you ever wanted to participate in environmental research that directly impacts your local ecosystem? This is your chance to interact with researchers, land managers, and community members that are dedicated to improving environmental conditions where they live, work, and play. Goal: To develop an inclusive research initiative at The Wilderness Center.

Speakers include:

Dr. Brett Seymoure- “Connecting Conservation of Night Skies to the Behavioral Ecology of Animals"

Daniel Volk- “The Wilderness Center: A Hidden Gem in Local Conservation and Research Opportunities”

Dr. Randy Mitchell- “The Search for the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee in Ohio”

Dr. Steven Lyon- “Impacts of a Nutrient Trading Plan on Stream Water Quality in Sugarcreek, Ohio”

Dr. Richard (Dick) Stoffer- “Blight Resistance and Recovery of the American Chestnut”

Kip Brady- “A Tale of Two Forests: What Salamanders, Invertebrates, and Leaf Litter Tell Us About the Ecology of Mined Landscapes”

Registration required and includes a provided lunch on-site. Virtual option available.