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Renewable Energy Workshop - November 4
Featuring Ohio's largest solar farm and other ways to go renewable . . .
LOOK! Preparing Clermont County's Future Leaders . . .
Discover the Benefits of the Ohio Tourism Toolbox
The Tourism Toolbox site serves as a one-stop resource for starting a tourism-related business, creating a community plan, tracking industry trends, or accessing current resources, among other topics and reports.
Toledo Local Government Leadership Academy Marks 13th Year
This educational offering marks the 13th year of an outstanding local partnership with the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Sea Grant College Program and is the longest running local government leadership academy in Ohio.
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  1. Renewable Energy Workshop - November 4

    Oct 5 2015 - 1:41pm

    A workshop that will feature Ohio's largest solar farm and other ways to go renewable will be held on Wednesday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Vaughn Industries in Carey, Ohio. Speakers will include renewable energy experts from The Ohio State University and the industry. Topics include: Solar energy Funding possibilities Growing grasses to make biofuels Producing bioenergy through anaerobic digestion of manure and plant matter Tour sites include:
  2. Energy Infrastructure Workshop - October 27

    Sep 24 2015 - 12:04pm

    Communities and individuals across Ohio are impacted directly by the Energy boom – through shale horizontal drilling, related business growth, and by pipelines crisscrossing all parts of the state. Energy companies are approaching landowners to lease their land; and community leaders are experiencing an influx of workers and their families, impacting roads, social services, housing and schools.
  3. NACDEP 11th Annual Conference Success

    Jun 22 2015 - 3:47pm

    The 2015 National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP) Annual Conference held May 17-20 in Little Rock, Arkansas was full of success stories for OSU Extension!