EPN - Connecting our community.

Be inspired. Grow professionally.

Ohio is home to thousands of environmental professionals working every day to make the world a better place. Join our community today!

Participate. Collaborate.

Join us across all of Ohio and beyond.

  • Private companies
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Local, regional, state, and federal agencies
  • Academic faculty and staff
  • Legal, media, and legislative professionals
  • Others who work, study, or volunteer in environment and natural resources areas

Share. Query. Recruit. Volunteer.

Decide on your own level of engagement.

  • Launch and answer queries
  • Share information and reports/links
  • Access NGO, agency, and other environmentally related Web links and state and federal laws
  • Announce and post to the EPN calendar meetings, events, grants, Webinars, etc.
  • Post/seek jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities
  • Register for EPN events
  • Network and collaborate
  • Keep up with news and current events
  • See EPN member profiles; seek collaborators
  • Filter/seek participants for special projects
  • Learn about and read reviews of films
  • Submit and read first-person inspiring essays

Network. Learn. Innovate.

Attend the EPN "2nd Tuesdays" Breakfast Club.

  • Monthly, at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on Ohio State's campus
  • Hear compelling speakers on important, innovative topics
  • Network with diverse colleagues in the environmental and natural resources community
  • Join colleagues and students for Ohio's premier conversation on today's most important ENR topics


Topic areas

Title Posts Members Description
Air Quality 46 701

Clean air; Weather

Education, Health, and Policy 94 1,098

Environmental education/communication; Health/toxicology; Environmental GIS; Policy/regulations; Social aspects of resource management

Energy, Materials, and Sustainability 107 2,517

Climate change; Energy; Environmental remediation/brownfields; “Green” buildings; Materials management; Recycling; Sustainability; Transportation

Environmental Career Ambassadors 4 338

The Environmental Career Ambassador Initiative.

Land Use 81 1,120

Agricultural conservation; Farming/food systems; Forestry/woodlands; Land use/trusts and “smart” growth; Outdoor recreation/parks; Soils/geology

Water 100 1,315

Urban conservation and stormwater management; Water quality, watersheds, and stream and lake management; Water resources, supplies, and infrastructure

Wildlife 56 1,063

Biodiversity, nature, and natural history; Wildlife and fisheries