Testing Ohio’s Surface Waters Using Aquatic Environmental DNA

Non-Invasive Detection and Identification of Eastern Hellbender in Ohio Surface Waters Using Aquatic Environmental DNA (Phase 2) Date: March 17, 2021 Time: 10:30am – 11:30am (ET) Researchers: David Wendell, (University of Cincinnati) Location: Go-To-Webinar PROJECT SUMMARY Environmental DNA (eDNA) is genetic material found in the environment. Just as forensic science uses DNA to identify suspected Continue Reading..

ASC employees give back this Holiday Season!

ASC employees enjoyed their first (and hopefully last) virtual holiday party due to Covid-19.  We had an enjoyable Zoom celebration with employees from all of our regional offices.  Our offices made donations in Shaune and Elsie’s names to several charity organizations.  Our Harrisburg office donated to Feeding America, which provided 2,000 meals to families in Continue Reading..

Ecological Trends in Land Development

  Senior Ecologist, Stuart Jennings, was invited to be a guest speaker for the City of Hilliard Rotary Club this week. Stuart’s topic of discussion was on Ecological Trends in Land Development: Case Study on Hilliard Developments under the Big Darby Accord. Stuart is a 20-year resident of Hilliard, and also resides in one of Continue Reading..

Future archaeologists?

ASC had some visitors to our site on Wednesday. The Phillips family stopped by to see what we are currently excavating and learn a little about the history around us and under our feet. The girls were able to get a good look at some of the pottery that is being found. Maybe we have Continue Reading..

Safely Returning to Our Offices

In compliance with State and Federal health and safety recommendations, ASC Group has been working remotely the past two months. We are now in process of returning back to our two Ohio offices in accordance with new guidance from the state of Ohio.  ASC is planning our return to our regional offices in the upcoming Continue Reading..

COVID-19 Update

We care about our employees, clients, and community and are working remotely to ensure the health and safety of everyone. We have full access to e-mail, voice mail, and our network, and will continue to operate as normally as possible. We hope through these efforts we will be back to normal very soon.  Thank you Continue Reading..

Community Involvement Project

On Monday, November 25, 2019, Debbie King spoke to two 4th-grade classes at Highland Elementary School in Sparta, Morrow County, Ohio. The teachers are her daughter, Kelley Hutchins, and Shannah McKinley. The classes just finished up a unit about Ohio’s Prehistoric People. After Debbie’s presentation, the children were invited to get a closer look at Continue Reading..

Archaeology Day

  On Saturday, October 6th, Dr. Kevin Schwarz and Eric Aukeman talked with visitors to the Ohio History Connection for Archaeology Day.

ASC Group at COSI

On July 14, 2018, ASC Group’s archaeologists volunteered at COSI with the ASC exhibit! They interacted with the kids about archaeology, showing them prehistoric and historic artifacts.  It was displayed outside of COSI’s newest exhibit, Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets.

Bumble Bee Watch

ASC Group is participating in a National public science project called Bumble Bee Watch. This project is an effort to help track bumble bee species whereabouts and further our knowledge and understanding of these diligent and critical pollinators. If you would like to also “bee” involved with this program you can visit the Bumble Bee Continue Reading..