Past Events

  1. Jan 17, 2019 through Jan 19, 2019, 8:00am - 3:00pm

    For Maple Producers and Enthusiasts It’s time once again to make plans.  You are cordially invited to participate in the Winter 2019 Ohio Maple Days Workshops in Morrow County, Thursday, January 17, or Holmes County, Friday, January 18, or Geauga County, Saturday, January 19.  As is our custom, the same program will be offered at all three locations. Pre-registration is required to ensure enough materials are made for the meetings.  See attached brochure.

  2. Jan 12, 2019, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

    Dawes Arboretum is offering a fascinating program on Oaks!  These trees have a huge impact on both wildlife and humankind.  A World of Oaks & Acorns is on Saturday, January 12, starting at 3:30 in our Firelight Room.

  3. Jan 10, 2019, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    January 10: Conservation Connections, 100 Years Along the Scioto With Eric Cherry A little over 100 years ago, the population of Columbus would fill the OSU stadium about two times. Today, the population of our metropolitan area is approximately ten times larger than during 1910. If we take a broad interpretation of the environment, we find that it includes both the natural environment as well as a very pronounced human component.

  4. Jan 9, 2019 through Jan 31, 2019, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Course Hosted By The Dawes Arboretum, Licking Park District and Licking Soil & Water In collaboration with The Ohio State University. Deadline to register is JANUARY 31, 2019. For information on the course or to obtain an application, contact the host: The Dawes Arboretum, Attention: Leslie Bline, 7770 Jacksontown Road, Newark, OH 43056 740.323.2355 Ext. 1209,

  5. Dec 20, 2018, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

    Solstice follow-up to the Lonnie Thompson talk in October.  

  6. Oct 25, 2018, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    "Past and Contemporary Climate change:  The Evidence, People and Our Options" at The Andrews House, 39 West Winter Street, Delaware, Ohio.

  7. Oct 13, 2018, 8:30am - 12:00pm

    Please be sure to save the morning of Saturday, October 13, for a very special training opportunity. Marne Titchenell, Wildlife Program Specialist with Ohio State University Extension, will be sharing three fact-filled and enjoyable hours with you exploring birds, bugs and mammals in the woodland. Be ready to learn about songbirds, bats, woodpeckers, owls, flying squirrels, snakes and more!

  8. Sep 14, 2018 through Sep 16, 2018, 4:00pm - 12:00pm

  9. Sep 7, 2018, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    This year’s event delves into this term used to describe the planet’s biological diversity. Participants will explore the benefits and challenges of maintaining balance within local ecosystems and learn how to communicate biodiversity’s significance. Presentations will cover the Smithsonian’s BioCube project, tree pathogens, Odonata diversity, restoration success stories, and green burials.

  10. Aug 23, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

    A glacier is the reason why the rivers in Ashtabula County flow the way they do.  Join Dr. James K. Bissell, Curator of Botany and Director of Natural Areas, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, as he describes the impact of glaciers on Ashtabula County's landscape. Refreshments following.  All ages welcome. Open to the public. Cleveland Museum of Natural History Natural Areas