Past Events

  1. Dec 13, 2017 (All day)

    Ohio Dragonfly research, presented by Jim Lemon, OCVN

  2. Dec 8, 2017 (All day)

    We have space available in our Pollinator Short Course on 12/8/17 on the OARDC campus in Wooster. Participants in this class will leave with the brand new Pollinator Advocate Certification and some tools to help spread the word (handouts, access to PowerPoints, packets of bee ID cards) to protect pollinators. This one-day class is from 10AM to 3PM. Master Gardeners, Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists and others interested in helping pollinators are invited to attend this workshop.

  3. Oct 11, 2017 (All day)

    Another volunteer opportunity for training, experience and credit hours.  Sign on for the October 11 OCVN educator webinar focusing on ecology work on wildlife and restoration at The Wilds presented by Dr. Stephen Spear, Director of Wildlife Ecology.

  4. Sep 12, 2017 (All day)

    September 12 Agriculture and Water Quality Issues -- OSU Research and Agency Initiatives Guide Farmer Solutions

  5. Sep 8, 2017, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Registration is now OPEN for this year’s Conservation Symposium, titled Cabinets of Curiosity: Celebrating Natural History Collections. Our keynote speaker is Darrin Lunde, author of The Naturalist: Theodore Roosevelt, A Lifetime of Exploration, and the Triumph of American Natural History. Mr. Lunde’s presentation will trace Roosevelt’s advocacy for natural history collections in America and his ideal that the most effective conservation measures stem from a firm grasp of the natural sciences, all of which have their foundations in museum collections.

  6. Aug 25, 2017 through Aug 27, 2017 (All day)

    Get in touch with your adventurous side! This fourth Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventures (OWOA) will take place August 25-27, 2017 at Salt Fork Lodge & Conference Center, 14755 Cadiz Road, Lore City, Ohio  43755. This annual program was created specifically for women and features a variety of on-the-water workshops taught by trained specialists.

  7. Aug 15, 2017 (All day)

    August 15 Field trip to Der Dutchman for breakfast, program, Fred Yoder Farm visit, focused on ag conservation/nutrient management

  8. Aug 2, 2017 through Aug 5, 2017, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Bees in Your Backyard and the Plants They Visit Multiple locations across Ohio for 4 day-long workshops with book signing featuring Olivia Carril, Biologist and Author. August 2, University of Mount Union, Alliance August 3, Stratford Ecological Center, Delaware August 4, The Dawes Arboretum, Newark August 5, Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, Canfield

  9. Jul 15, 2017, 8:30am - 4:00pm

    To Register:  Print out the registration form from, fill it out and mail it with your payment to:   The Wilderness Center, PO Box 202, Wilmot, OH  44689

  10. Jun 22, 2017, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    This free family "Nature Happening" is Open to the general public.  More details will be forthcoming.  Go to