Spring Plant Sale Fundraiser and Auction- Members Only Night
The Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens presents its annual Spring Plant Sale and Auction. Visitors can peruse a selection of about 16,000 new, unusual, and tried and true edible and ornamental plants, as well as unique offerings from local business ...
Virtual Spring Wildflower Hike
Spring is a special time of the year to be in the woods! Many of its early occupants such as our state wildflower, Grand White Trillium, are ephemeral in nature and won’t be here long! Join OSU Extension Educator, Carrie Brown, and enjoy these beauties fr ...
Exploding Myths About Transgender and Nonbinary People
Although transgender and nonbinary people have gained significant visibility over the past decade, numerous misconceptions and stereotypes still exist and create environments that are unwelcoming or even hostile to people with gender identities that fall ...
How Implicit Associations Can Thwart Equitable Hiring Decisions
Associations are mental shortcuts our brains develop to connect ideas or things and reduce processing time. While not inherently bad, associations can manifest in the form of implicit, or unconscious, bias. When left unmitigated, implicit bias can influen ...
The Language of Inclusion: Pronouns and Other Gendered Words
Pronouns are tools for effective and efficient communication, and their intentional or unintentional misuse can cause confusion and harm. Using gender-affirming pronouns and avoiding unnecessary use of other gendered words is essential to creating spaces ...
Ohio State Fair Record Book Competition
Record Book Rules (posted 5.3.2022) Rubric Examples FFA/AET Poultry (4-H) Beef (4-H) ...
Teens Get Ready for Careers
4-H'ers got a head start on prepping for their future at Take the Leap: Career Readiness Day on April 1 at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. 25 youth explored goal-setting, networking, and handling stresss. They learned how to build a ...
The OSU Extension office in Fairfield County will be closed Thursday, April 20, 2023, for staff training. It will reopen Friday, April 21, 2023, at 7:30 a.m. ...
Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices
This 90-minute program provides an overview of best practices for recruiting a diverse candidate pool and equitably evaluating them. Participants will examine the role that various forms of bias can play in screening applicants and identify ways that priv ...
Practicing Bystander Intervention Strategies
All too often we witness subtle comments or behaviors rooted in bias that cause harm to others, sometimes unintentionally and frequently directed toward people from marginalized social identity groups. Have you ever witnessed a bias incident such as a mic ...