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Maureen Drinkard, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Ecology

828-883-8292, ext.2275
Ph.D. in Biology/Ecology, Kent State University
B.S. in Conservation, Kent State University
Peer reviewed: 
 Drinkard, M.K., J.E. Nieset, A.M. Romito, M.W. Kershner, and F.A. de Szalay. 2011. “Responses of plants and invertebrate assemblages to water-level fluctuation in headwater wetlands.” Journal of North American Benthological Society 30 (4): 981-996.
Blog Posts: 
“Organic lawn care basics.” Kent Patch. 13 April 2012.
“Cure the winter blues with a green hobby!” Kent Patch. 31 January 2012.
“You get what you pay for: Why Kent’s water is worth it.” Kent Patch. 29 November 2011.
 “Green meat is good meat.” Kent Patch. 19 October 2011.
Community Presentations: 
 2015. Finding Our Way to a Sustainable Future: Personal, regional, and global scales. Brevard College Lecture Series at Connestee Falls, NC
2013. “The Green Life 101” A series of community lectures in conjunction with Kent State Trumbull’s Earth Day Events. Warren, Ohio. 
Drinkard, M.K. and R. E. Donley. 2011. “A day in the life of a green college student.” Keynote speakers for multi-organization event working towards integrating the City of Kent and the College in “Green Efforts” Event name: “Let’s Take a Ride”.
2011. “The Bottom Line is Green.” Kent Regional Business Alliance. Kent, Ohio.
2010. “A vision of sustainability in Ohio” Bioneers Conference: Cleveland, Ohio. 
2010. “Ecological Costs of Consumerism.” Kent Environmental Council. Kent, Ohio.