Sustainability and Ohio Lands: Creating Value for People and the Environment Webinar


Sustainability Webinar

Three perspectives on Sustainability on Ohio's Landscape 

Speaker Bios. Elena Irwin, Faculty Director, Sustainability Institute, OSU PRESENTATION SLIDES. Bill Stanley, State Director, The Nature Conservancy Ohio Chapter PRESENTATION SLIDES. Chris Korleski, Director, Great Lakes National Program Office, US EPA. Speaker Question Session.

Sustainability on Ohio's farmland

Ben Brown, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Agricultural Risk Management. Casey Hoy, Kellogg Endowed Chair in Agricultural Ecosystem Management. Mark Drewes, Drewes Farms, Wood County.

Sustainability in Ohio's forests

Jeremy Bruskotter, Professor, School of Environment and Natural Resources. Dan Balser, Chief, Ohio Division of Forestry, Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Mark Ervin, Consulting Forester.

Sustainability in Ohio's Cities

Jeremy Brooks, Professor, School of Environment and Natural Resources. Brandi Whetstone, Sustainability Officer, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission. Walter Hibner, Ohio Government Affairs, Vectren/CenterPoint Energy Co.  

2019 Program: Challenges and Opportunities for Economic Development in Ohio

"Does an Urbanizing World Still Need Rural America?"- Mark Partridge, Swank Chair in Rural-Urban Policy, Professor, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, President, Regional Science Assoc. International.

"Ohio's Economies: An Update"  - Bill LaFayette, PhD, Owner, Regionomics

"Asset-based Development Strategies for the "Other Ohio": There Are No Shortcuts and No Silver Bullets" Edward (Ned) Hill, Professor of Economic Development, The Ohio State University's John Glenn College of Public Affairs and City & Regional Planning, Faculty, Ohio Manufacturing Institute.


"Food and Agriculture as Ingredients of Economic Development" -  Zoë Plakias, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics.

Mayors Panel: "Economic Development Efforts Across Ohio" Johnson Presentation 
Nan Whaley, MPA (Mayor of Dayton, OH) and Tom Johnson, MBA (Mayor of Somerset, OH), Executive in Residence, Ohio University