Past Events

  1. Mar 28, 2020, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    The Wilds Conservation Science Symposium is open for registration! The Wilds Conservation Science Symposium will cover a wide range of topics, including but not limited to: Rhino reproductive research Prairies on reclaimed mineland North American songbird conservation Reforestation and forest restoration Bobcat population assessment Hellbender headstarting  

  2. Mar 14, 2020 (All day)

    OCVN and central OYBC are sponsoring a Birding by Ear workshop at Highbanks Metro Park classroom. Steve Landes is an extraordinary birder and eBird reviewer in central Ohio. He started birding when he was 11 and soon he became a leader in the bird field teaching others about birds. He has conducted numerous workshops helping others become better in the field to ID and hear birds. He is also a current member of the Ohio Bird Record Committee.

  3. Mar 7, 2020, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Ephemeral or vernal pools are temporary wetlands. They are shallow, often dry up by early fall, have mucky soils, are very high in macroinvertebrate biodiversity due to a lack of fish, and are critical breeding habitat for mole salamanders, fairy shrimp, and wood frogs.

  4. Mar 4, 2020 (All day)

    Tim McDermott will talk to us about ticks. Tick-vectored diseases are a public health threat that is under reported and under estimated. Ohio has multiple tick species that can vector life-threatening diseases to livestock, companion animals and humans. Come learn what species and diseases you need to be aware of as well as how to protect yourself and your family from tick-vectored disease.

  5. Mar 4, 2020 (All day)


  6. Feb 29, 2020, 9:00am - 4:30pm

    Ashland University is a wonderful space for our annual conference.  What happens when you open the nestbox?  Do you sometimes wonder what or who has moved in?  Do you understand the complexity with a variety of native species and their varied habitats?  Do you want to learn from others in the field? 

  7. Feb 24, 2020 through Feb 28, 2020, 8:30am - 5:00pm

    Beth Joyave and Foster Brown will be hosting a National Association for Interpretation - Certified Interpretive Guide Training in Willoughby Hills, Ohio.  Cleveland Metroparks, in partnership with the National Association for Interpretation (NAI), is offering this training course for individuals in the field of Interpretation. This course offers theoretical foundations in interpretation with practical skills in delivering quality programming to visitors. This 32-hour course includes:

  8. Feb 23, 2020 (All day)

    More nest box monitors needed!!!  If you are interested in monitoring Nest Boxes at Glacier Ridge this summer, please let Sarah Hunter ( know by February 23rd. Nest box monitors will be assigned 5-15 boxes to check every 5-7 days through the nesting season, which is mid-March to late August. Email Sarah for more information!

  9. Jan 25, 2020, 10:00am - 3:00pm

  10. Jan 21, 2020 through Mar 3, 2020, 7:00pm - 8:45pm

    Environmental Film Series offered and opened to the public by Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry at OSU.