Past Events

  1. Apr 18, 2020, 10:00am - 12:00pm

  2. Apr 15, 2020, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    On April 22, we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, but it won’t be like many of us have been planning for the last many months.  Please be watching for announcements of Earth Day events at Ohio State. On April 15, you are invited to join us for a special webinar the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) is hosting via our Environmental Professionals Network in collaboration with the Sustainability Institute (SI) at Ohio State.

  3. Apr 4, 2020 (All day)

    Darlene Sillick will lead us again on a hike in the of Dublin ravines for a spectacular display of spring ephemerals.

  4. Mar 28, 2020, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    The Wilds Conservation Science Symposium is open for registration! The Wilds Conservation Science Symposium will cover a wide range of topics, including but not limited to: Rhino reproductive research Prairies on reclaimed mineland North American songbird conservation Reforestation and forest restoration Bobcat population assessment Hellbender headstarting  

  5. Mar 14, 2020 (All day)

    OCVN and central OYBC are sponsoring a Birding by Ear workshop at Highbanks Metro Park classroom. Steve Landes is an extraordinary birder and eBird reviewer in central Ohio. He started birding when he was 11 and soon he became a leader in the bird field teaching others about birds. He has conducted numerous workshops helping others become better in the field to ID and hear birds. He is also a current member of the Ohio Bird Record Committee.

  6. Mar 7, 2020, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Ephemeral or vernal pools are temporary wetlands. They are shallow, often dry up by early fall, have mucky soils, are very high in macroinvertebrate biodiversity due to a lack of fish, and are critical breeding habitat for mole salamanders, fairy shrimp, and wood frogs.

  7. Mar 4, 2020 (All day)

    Tim McDermott will talk to us about ticks. Tick-vectored diseases are a public health threat that is under reported and under estimated. Ohio has multiple tick species that can vector life-threatening diseases to livestock, companion animals and humans. Come learn what species and diseases you need to be aware of as well as how to protect yourself and your family from tick-vectored disease.

  8. Mar 4, 2020 (All day)


  9. Feb 29, 2020, 9:00am - 4:30pm

    Ashland University is a wonderful space for our annual conference.  What happens when you open the nestbox?  Do you sometimes wonder what or who has moved in?  Do you understand the complexity with a variety of native species and their varied habitats?  Do you want to learn from others in the field? 

  10. Feb 24, 2020 through Feb 28, 2020, 8:30am - 5:00pm

    Beth Joyave and Foster Brown will be hosting a National Association for Interpretation - Certified Interpretive Guide Training in Willoughby Hills, Ohio.  Cleveland Metroparks, in partnership with the National Association for Interpretation (NAI), is offering this training course for individuals in the field of Interpretation. This course offers theoretical foundations in interpretation with practical skills in delivering quality programming to visitors. This 32-hour course includes: