Past Events

  1. Oct 8, 2021, 9:00am - 3:30pm

    Being offered to woodland owners in SE Ohio at the Vinton Furnace State Forest

  2. Sep 29, 2021, 10:00am - 3:30pm

    Want to improve your tree id skills?  Join us in person Wednesday, September 29th at the Event Center at the Warren County Fairgrounds.  We have modified the class in order to meet COVID restrictions and will keep everyone up to date as we move forward.

  3. Sep 23, 2021 through May 5, 2022, 9:00am - 4:30pm

    This one is bigger and better with a total of 6 workshops offered from this September until May of 2022! We have a great line-up of interesting natural history topics that can be used across the curriculum and lots of inquiry-based learning activities. As always there will be plenty of field time incorporated into each workshop and graduate credit from Ashland University is available! The flier and registration form are attached.

  4. Sep 14, 2021, 7:15am - 9:30am

    Resilient through Fire also addresses the transformations and adaptations we are making to continue to connect with one another as environmental and sustainability professionals. We will discuss how our communities are growing more resilient through the “fire” from the Covid-19 pandemic’s recent health and social tolls and igniting efforts to better protect and enhance our human and natural resources! 

  5. Sep 10, 2021, 9:00am - 3:30pm

    In-person A Day in the Woods program will take place at the Hocking College Nature Center in Nelsonville.  The program takes place entirely in the field and is designed to help woodland owners learn how to identify and manage non-native invasive species.

  6. Sep 7, 2021 through Sep 8, 2021, 5:00pm - 8:00am

    The Ohio Watershed Leaders (OWLs)Conference sponsored by the Water Management Association of Ohio’s (WMAO) Watershed Professionals Association will be held in person Tuesday, September 7 - Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at Grange Insurance Audubon Center in Columbus Ohio.

  7. Aug 22, 2021, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    Join the professionals at the Village of Orangeville's Andy Dorick Park in Trumbull County to learn about stream life in Pymatuning Creek Wild & Scenic River and in the Shenango Wildlife Area.  The Shenango Wildlife Area surrounds Pymatuning Creek State Wild & Scenic River.  See attached flyer.

  8. Aug 20, 2021, 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Join OSU's Ashley Kulhanek, Gabe Karns, Kathy Smith, and Marne Titchenell for a guided trail walk throughout the OSU Mansfield campus, discussing pollinators and other insects, reptiles and amphibians, birds, woodland management, invasive species, and tree ID. Space is limited to 25 attendees.  The day will be spent outside. Lunch and drinks to be provided.

  9. Aug 19, 2021, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    This year, our biennial Symposium will be a free, completely online event. The event's theme is "Sustaining Our Ecosystems and Connections to the Outdoors," featuring naturalist Harvey Webster as keynote speaker and many talks about pollinator habitat and sustaining a healthy food supply. Prerecorded talks will be available on our YouTube page on August 1 and a live keynote address will be held on August 19 at noon on Zoom with a Q&A session to follow.

  10. Aug 19, 2021, 8:00am - 2:00pm

    Plant and Insect BioBlitz hosted by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Location:  USACE parking lot by 8:00am but people can join throughout the day. People should bring water and a lunch and any gear they would like to use. I plan on providing dip nets, flying insect nets, magnifying boxes, etc., but don’t know if I will have enough for everyone.