Past Events

  1. Jan 13, 2022, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    From increasing winter and spring temperatures to extreme weather events, climate change poses a risk to the maple syrup production community. These changes alter short-term conditions like quality and quantity of sap, while long term changes in climate are having impacts on the health of trees, roots, and shifting areas where production is viable. Projections of future climate pose significant challenges to the future of maple production across southern zones. How might the community plan for and mitigate these impacts?

  2. Jan 13, 2022, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    Also being offered in a virtual format. Call for information.  Cost is still $15.

  3. Dec 10, 2021, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Registration is now open for our final 'A DAY in the WOODS' program “Woodland Boundaries” on December 10.   It will take place virtually via Zoom Webinar at 10 am. Featured presenter is Mark Rickey with the State Service Forester with ODNR-Division of Forestry.  We’ll also launch our new video series of videos on Woodland Boundaries at this event.

  4. Dec 7, 2021, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    Oak-dominated forests are an important component of southeastern Ohio, but they are in critical need of help.  Join us as we learn about the importance of oaks for Ohio’s wildlife and the opportunities available to you as a woodland owner to improve conditions for oaks and a range of wildlife species. Learn about the overall importance of oak-dominated forests, how they benefit wildlife, assistance programs available to private woodland owners, and landscape-scale management planning.

  5. Dec 7, 2021, 7:15am - 8:00am

    Good morning, EPN!   

  6. Nov 30, 2021, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    The Spotted Lanternfly feeds on the plant sap of many different plants including grapevines, maples and black walnut.  It could seriously impact Ohio's grape, orchard, hops and logging industries. Learn more about identifying, monitoring and managing this serious invasive pest.

  7. Nov 29, 2021 through Dec 3, 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am

    Join fellow pollinator enthusiasts for this free webinar series: 11/29 Reed Johnson, Honey Bees in the City 11/30 Gerardo Camilo, The City as a Refuge for Insect Pollinators 12/1 Mary Gardiner, Vacant Lots as Urban Bee Habitat

  8. Nov 12, 2021, 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Registration is now open for our next, A DAY in the WOODS program “Winter Tree Identification”  on November 12.  It will take place at the Vinton Furnace State Forest from 9 am to 3:30 pm. For more information visit:

  9. Oct 28, 2021, 10:00am - 3:00pm

  10. Oct 14, 2021 (All day)

    Conservation Impact Course