Past Events

  1. Oct 12, 2019, 12:00am - 11:45pm

    The "101" Conference is the weekend outdoor education experience designed to inspire teachers and outdoor educators with creative ways to provide exciting learning experiences.  This event is not only a great professional development experience but an incredible networking moment.  Enjoy meaningful large and small group sessions, excellent company and fine eating.

  2. Oct 11, 2019, 12:00am - 11:45pm

    Fungi of many types are found in every woodlot throughout Ohio. Fungi are quite intriguing but are overlooked by visitors because they don’t know what they are, have limited knowledge or have been misinformed as to their ecological importance, life history or diversity.  Come join for a day in the woods discovering these fascinating organisms and the beauty they possess.

  3. Oct 9, 2019 through Oct 10, 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Trained as a forest ecologist, Jim Drescher, co-director of Windhorse Farm in Nova Scotia and founder of Nothing Missing Leadership, has been a serial entrepreneur for over 50 years. His teaching and coaching work plays at the confluence of the ancient Buddhist leadership teachings and his family lineage of nature practice.

  4. Sep 27, 2019 through Sep 29, 2019, 5:00pm - 1:00pm

    Fall Women's Retreat in its 14th year hosted at the Highlands Nature Sanctuary in Bainbridge, Ohio.  Enjoy the company of other like-minded women and get back to nature in the way that suits you best – whether it be hiking with new friends, meditating under a tree, 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 some organized but optional activities.

  5. 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.

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

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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:

  9. 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.

  10. 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.