Sherrie Whaley and Molly Bean

  1. Lowbush blueberry

    Earth Day program celebrates Ohio’s native plants

    April is native plant month. With Ohio being the first state in America to adopt this designation, it only makes sense that native plants take center stage at the April 22 Earth Day celebration by The Ohio State University’s Environmental Professionals Network (EPN). Titled “Eat This Earth Day!” the program will take place at the Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road on Ohio State’s campus, from 4:45-7:30 p.m. and virtually, worldwide, through an EPN livestream production.  The EPN is a service of the School of Environment and Natural Resources in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Using native plants for food will take center stage at this year’s event. Held in collaboration with CFAES’ Chadwick...