Past Events

  1. Sep 20, 2019 through Sep 21, 2019, 8:00am - 4:30pm

    A full day of enlightening and energizing presentations!  See attached flyers.  See Field Trips!  See the Agenda.

  2. Sep 11, 2019, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Fellows Riverside Gardens Growing Caterpillars: A Tale of Birds, Plants, and Conservation with Jim McCormac

  3. Sep 9, 2019 through Sep 13, 2019 (All day)

    Exploration of cultural and natural history tour in the heart of Amish Country.  Below is a summary.  See the brochure (above).  Registration page has the details. Day 1 - Arrive and check in at Holmes with a View, welcome dinner and orientation; Day 2 - Scenic drive through Holmes County focusing on geology and land use patterns. Visit The Wilderness Center for picnic lunch and discussion. Visit Yoder's Amish Farm, a traditional Amish homestead. Explore Walnut Creek before dinner. Relax around the campfire to end the day.

  4. Aug 22, 2019, 8:30am - 4:00pm

    Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative Symposium; go to Purchase Tickets. A variety of experts will join in presenting including:

  5. Aug 21, 2019, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    For those of you in the central Ohio region, interested in invasive plants, registration is now open for our upcoming Ohio Invasive Plant Council (OIPC) evening program with the Franklin SWCD on August 21st, 6-9pm, at their office at 1404 Goodale Boulevard in Columbus.  Advance Registration required.

  6. Aug 21, 2019, 9:00am - 2:30pm

    Learn how and why citizen science is being used to collect information on Ohio's bees • Learn to Identify key Ohio bee species and submit them to the Ohio Bee Atlas • Network with other Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists Cost: Free with registration • Details: Audience: Most suitable for those new to citizen science. Workshop size is limited to 20. Bring your own lunch. We will supply coffee and snacks.

  7. Aug 19, 2019 (All day)

    Urban Conservation!

  8. Aug 16, 2019, 12:00am - 11:45pm

    Day-long class is all about the wildlife in your woods. Learn about birds, amphibians and mammals making woods their home.  Attract a variety of species to your woodlot with proper management.  Monitor their presence.  The OSU Mansfield campus is diverse with vernal pools, mature woodlands, pollinator habitat, and more.  We will visit several of these spaces.  Please dress accordingly! 9:00 - Intro to Woodland Wildlife Management 10:00 - Deer Ecology and the Relation to Habitat 11:00 - Outside - Woodland Management demos 12:15 - lunch provided

  9. Aug 15, 2019 through Aug 18, 2019 (All day)

    The Appalachian Forest School, Advanced Inter-disciplinary field studies for the serious nature student.

  10. Aug 10, 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

    Mill Creek MetroParks Farm A Concert of Crickets and Katydids with Dr. Lisa Rainsong, Cleveland Institute of Music