1. Fri, 07/19/2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

    Invasive species are now a dominate part of managing our natural environment.  Join us for the day while we scout for invasive plants and discuss which ones should be on your radar.  We will also look at control strategies for your projects.

  2. Thu, 07/25/2019 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

  3. Wed, 07/31/2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

    Have a tree that you pass on a regular basis that you always wonder 'what is that?'  Own a woodland and want to know exactly what trees you have?  Then join us for a day filled with leaves, twigs and bark - all designed to help you identify trees.  We will spend the day getting familiar with tree id terminology, walk through a dichotomous key and finish the day with hands on practice in the field.  Join Ohio State's Jim Chatfield and Kathy Smith for a day of tree focused information.

  4. Thu, 08/01/2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    How are you managing the multi-generational workplace? The American workforce is much more diverse today than ever before in history, with the age range of employees spanning 60 years. Each generation has its own unique values and behavior which can sometimes cause misunderstanding in the workplace.

  5. Fri, 08/02/2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

    Working with the natural environment can be a challenge in many respects.  This workshop will improve your skills when it comes to diagnosing what is happening with that sickly looking tree.  There is a great process to follow - questions to ask yourself and the landowner - that will lead you to either an answer or other sources to tap into to explore further.  Part of the morning will include an update on the non-native insects impacting Ohio's trees and introduce Ohio's new invasive plant law.  The workshop will expose the attendee to a wide variety of tree issues that are currently on ou

  6. Mon, 08/05/2019 - 10:00am to Mon, 02/03/2020 - 11:00am

    This doctor-led group is a fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet new friends. The event is free and all are welcome!

  7. Wed, 08/07/2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

    Have you ever left a meeting where the group’s decision still didn’t feel right or where everyone still wasn’t on the same page? This training will provide you techniques for helping groups work through thinking and decision making of important ideas and difficult conversations. You will learn how to be effective at facilitating people through processes that provide useful information and data in making decisions and developing ownership over those decisions. Participants will: • Understand facilitation and facilitator roles

  8. Thu, 08/08/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Dr. Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-Bang Scientist, teaches children about science and the natural world in an enriching outdoor environment. The 2019 season features: Under Pressure, Moon Landing and Egg-streme Science.  Shows are fun for the entire family! Parking and admission are free. The show is cancelled in the event of severe weather.

  9. Wed, 08/14/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    "You get what you focus on."  -Vannoy & Ross As a leader it is important to know what talents you possess, that you bring to the leadership table.  Do you know what strengths you possess?  Every leader possesses her/his own unique set of talents.  According to the Gallup Organization, "we spend too much time focusing on our weaknesses, trying to make them stronger rather than recognizing our strengths."  When you focus on your weaknesses, you miss out on utilizing what you do best for your organization. 

  10. Wed, 08/14/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Monthly tree walks feature all things trees!  A variety of topics will be covered, including proper selection and planting, insect pests and diseases. Please dress for the weather. No reservations required.

  11. Fri, 08/16/2019 (All day) to Sat, 08/17/2019 (All day)

    Come one, come all to the Germinate International Film Fest, featuring a diverse range of films highlighting agriculture and rural communities. The Highland County Office of Ohio State University Extension is pleased to announce the inaugural festival will be held on August 16 and 17, 2019, in Hillsboro. Germinate means to grow and the purpose of this film festival is to grow knowledge about agriculture, natural resources, and rural communities.

  12. Mon, 08/19/2019 - 9:00am to 10:15am

    We will welcome you to campus with breakfast and activities with faculty and staff. Your CFAES Peer Mentor will be in contact with you about going to Pre-Convocation. Following Pre-Convocation, you will walk over to the Schottenstein Center for Convocation events with Dr. Drake. You are required to attend Pre-Convocation for your FAES 1100 course, so mark your calendars now!

  13. Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

    Your CFAES Peer Mentor and the Academic Programs Team will be in contact with you about this event. Come for lunch (veggie and gluten-free options are available) and learn about details related to your transition to The Ohio State University and CFAES.

  14. Wed, 08/21/2019 - 9:00am

    This training program provides an overview of pesticide safety information. Everyone attending the morning session will receive documentation that they have met the requirements of Trained Serviceperson training. The afternoon sessions will review Ornamental Weed Control (Category 6c). Attendees will then choose between Industrial Vegetation (Category 5) and Turf (Category 8) for the final afternoon session.

  15. Thu, 08/22/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    Are you a positive leader? Do you wonder how others think about your attitude as a leader? A quick test is to observe the way people react to you when you walk into a room. Are people happy to see you? Do they want to talk to you? Or do they quickly make themselves scarce? If they run when they see you, it's time for an attitude check.

  16. Wed, 08/28/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    The foundation of personal and professional success lies in understanding self, understanding others and realizing the impact of personal behavior on the people around you. DISC provides an insight into an individual’s style that can help predict the likely trends of their behavior in the future.

  17. Thu, 09/05/2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    Workplace stress and tension are rising, which manifests as rudeness and inappropriate behavior.   

  18. Sat, 09/07/2019 - 10:00am to Sun, 09/08/2019 - 3:00pm

    Join OSU Extension Ed Tech Specialist & macro photographer, Danae Wolfe, at Secrest Arboretum to learn the basics of shooting close-up and macro photos of insects and flowers. Workshop is from 10 AM- 3 PM each Day. Lunch is included. Day one: Intro to Macro Photography This introductory course will include the basics of photography. We'll cover the exposure triangle, creative (and inexpensive) macro techniques, and using your camera to capture great images. Day two: Field Session & Critiques

  19. Wed, 09/11/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    "Success in life, in anything, depends upon the number of persons that one can make himself agreeable to.” -Thomas Carlyle Working relationships are improved when you know and understand your personality style. Why? Because it helps you understand your behavior and why you act the way you do. When you can figure out what makes people tick and what ticks them off, you can create strategies for improving your relationships with them.

  20. Wed, 09/11/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Monthly tree walks feature all things trees!  A variety of topics will be covered, including proper selection and planting, insect pests and diseases. Please dress for the weather. No reservations required.