Past Events

  1. Jul 14, 2018 (All day)

    The Wilderness Center in Wilmot Ohio is hosting a Summer Field Day July 14, 2018.   Build your natural history knowledge and interpretive skills. The day features a combination of field and classroom activities as well as networking lunch.  

  2. Jun 22, 2018 through Jun 24, 2018, 4:30pm - 10:00am

    Join for Ohio's biggest Odonata event where you can interact with many dragonfly and damselfly experts at once. Odo-Con-18 includes: expert guided field trips presentations chance to interact with Odonata enthusiasts from across Ohio All are encouraged to attend.  Registration required.  Your registration fee helps cover the Saturday evening dinner, membership in the Ohio Odonata Society and help bringing some of the out-of-state experts.

  3. Jun 10, 2018 (All day)

    Learn about challenges birds face in our changing climate and what scientific techniques can help us better understand how birds will respond to these challenges. You will find out about the latest research news from scientists and work-side-by-side with experts from across the country. Whether you are interested in learning how to band birds, prepare museum-quality specimens, record bird song and other natural sounds, or census breeding birds, this session will give you hands-on experience with many facets of bird science. Your efforts will contribute to citizen science projects.

  4. Jun 9, 2018, 7:30am - 4:00pm

    At the Edge: Protecting, Restoring, and Interpreting Ohio’s Unique Natural Areas Conference goals this year include:

  5. Jun 4, 2018 through Jun 7, 2018, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Bees in Your Backyard: Spotting, Collecting and Identifying Ohio Bees June 4th, 5th, and 7th from 9am to 4pm Learn from bee expert Olivia Carril at one of three day-long native bee workshops. This year’s “Bee Tour” will focus on practical ID in the field, using cameras or phones to capture images, and citizen science for everyone. We’ll practice hands-on bee identification through microscopes and exploration in the field with Olivia and a team of biology experts.

  6. Jun 1, 2018 (All day)

    Friday, June 01 – Sunday, June 3, 2018 The Bee Course – Ohio’s Premier Pollinators Bee Ecology, Natural History, Conservation & Identification with bee experts, Olivia Carril, Author of Bees in Your Backyard & Denise Ellsworth, Ohio Bee and Pollinator Educator at the Ohio State University.  What to Bring:

  7. Jun 1, 2018 through Jun 2, 2018 (All day)

    Ohio Wetlands Association invites interested naturalists to join our effort to observe, discover and report on the diversity of all living things on the Coyote Run Farm. The owners of this property are devoted to protecting and restoring the habitat where they live and the land around them in perpetuity. OWA strongly supports their efforts. Wetland restoration projects are currently underway. Come for a little or the full two-day event. Early birding activities begin at 6am. After hours mothing, owling and {bat}ing will be supported by campfire.

  8. May 18, 2018 (All day)

    Thinking of pollinator habitat often conjures images of sunny fields full of native wildflowers. While this IS excellent habitat for many pollinators, so too is a diverse, sun-speckled woodland. Woodlands provide pollinators with nectar, pollen, shelter, and nesting sites, making them valuable - if not well-known - pollinator habitat. 

  9. May 15, 2018 (All day)

    Are you committed to enhancing your land for monarch butterflies?  Habitat Wanted Pollinator Partnership is calling for all landowners and managers with at least one acre of land in IL, IN, OH, MO, or AR who are committed to monarch conservation and long-term monarch habitat management to be a part of Monarch Wings Across The Eastern Broadleaf Forest!

  10. May 4, 2018 through May 6, 2018 (All day)

    The ever-popular Women’s Retreat, now in its 13th year, is a true Sanctuary tradition! Enjoy the company of other like-minded women and get back to nature in the way that suits you best – hiking, meditating, journaling, or getting a massage on a quiet deck under the canopy of trees. This retreat offers something rarely afforded in our busy lives – taking time out to relax as much as you wish, and participating in the many organized but optional activities. What to Bring: