Past Events

  1. Mar 31, 2018 (All day)

    Registration followed by muffins, coffee, and tea, and homemade soup/salad/dessert for lunch. Four professional presentations!  Two keynotes by Melinda Myers with book signing! NEW How-to demonstrations Shana Byrd, director of land conservation at the Dawes Arboretum Steve Ross and Jennifer Kleinrichert- Rewilding: Land, Spirit, Life Over 30 vendors plus generous raffle items! Early Ticket prices are $40, and tickets at the door are $50.

  2. Mar 24, 2018 (All day)

    Two tracts with 20 presentations throughout the day to choose from, Topics Include: ♦Deer, Wild turkey, pond stocking, waterfowl I.D. Coyote, mushroom I.D., Black vulture, carnivores ♦ Dragonflies, native bees, bats, Bald eagles, Barn owls Hellbenders, freshwater mussels, and many more!   Cost is $20 and includes a light breakfast, lunch and all conference material.  

  3. Mar 24, 2018 (All day)

    The Maple Syrup Festival will be at the Williams County Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 24th. The festival is from 8 a.m. to 12 Noon, but there will be breakfast that starts at 7:30 a.m.    Maple Syrup Festival Events   Pancake & Sausage Breakfast 7:30 a.m.  Horse Drawn Wagon Rides 9:00—11:30 a.m.  Sugar Shack, Tree Tapping & Collection Process  Maple Products: Syrup, Candy, & Cotton Candy  Kettle Corn   Woodland & Other Events

  4. Mar 24, 2018 (All day)

    Topics: Grassland birds Pollinators Prairies Salamanders eDNA Avian distribution, abundance, and diversity Education and Outreach Restoration   Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nicole Cavender - VP of Science and Conservation at The Morton Aboretum (previously Director of Restoration Ecology) Other speakers include members of the; The Wilds, US Forest Service, Holden Arboretum, Morton Arboretum, Dawes Arboretum, and various universities. 

  5. Mar 20, 2018 (All day)

    Registration opens JANUARY 8, 2018.  Visit for details.

  6. Mar 17, 2018 (All day)

    2018 Ohio River Valley Woodland and Wildlife Workshop Saturday, March 17th at the Oasis Conference Center, 902 Loveland-Miamiville Rd, Loveland, OH 45140 Speakers from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana will offer information packed sessions for interested landowners.   Early Registration - $45 (register before 2/28/2018) Registration after 2/28/2018 - $55 Final Day to Register: March 9, 2018  

  7. Mar 6, 2018 (All day)

    Through an extended program, Chad Berginnis(Executive Director of the Association of State Floodplain Managers) will address national flood laws, last year's dramatic flooding events, and the impacts of climate change and the coming coastal crisis. Cindy Crecelius (Principal of CC Consults) and Shawn Arden (Associate with EMH&T) will focus on state and local-specific flooding issues and management. 

  8. Feb 24, 2018 (All day)

    Bluebirding 101 Native Woodland Species  Prothonotary Warblers and American Kestrels Awards, Displays, Silent Auction and more!   Fee is $30/non-OBS member, $25/OBS member, or $15/student 12 & under and includes choice of boxed lunch.   Featured Speakers: Jim McCormac(OH)- Naturalist, Author, Retired from ODNR Keith Kridler(TX)- Co-Founder of Texas Bluebird Society and author of "The Bluebird Monitor's Guide"

  9. Feb 16, 2018 (All day)

    Deadline to register for Delaware County and Central Ohio Chapter OCVN training is February 16, 2018. 

  10. Feb 13, 2018 (All day)

    Register for the February 13th, 2018 program “For Love of Rivers: Celebrating 50 Years of the Scenic River Act.” Bob Gable, Scenic Rivers Program Manager with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will provide a brief history of the scenic rivers program and an overview of what makes these rivers so special and some of the efforts to protect them.