Nov 24, 2020
Who was a giant among men in the early 20th century?
Oct 21, 2020
From Tree to Table: Ohio Maple Syrup - March 2021
It's syrup season! Join OSU Extension's Les Ober and the School of Environment and Natural Resources' Gabe Karns and Kathy Smith to learn how tree sap becomes a tasty breakfast treat in this webinar. They will walk you through how to collect sap from trees in your yard to trees in the woods, and turn it into a versatile sweet treat.
Sep 3, 2020
Award to be presented at virtual Partners for the Environment Awards Night September 16 at 6:00PM
Aug 26, 2020
Organized by Athena Adventures and Sponsored by Vectren/Centerpoint Energy, the 2020 Trailblazer Adventure of the Little Miami Watershed Network was a great success! As more and more people are using the outdoors for recreational purposes, this ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ activity was a big hit. Participation increased more than 5 times from the 2019 event. Couples and families searched the Little Miami River corridor around Spring Valley for designated spots marked by red tape where they learned about the Travertine Fen, the Concrete House in Spring Valley, the riparian way along the ri
Jul 9, 2020
In case any of you missed Denise Ellsworth's webinar 'The Nature Journal Workshop' about Author, Artist and Educator, John Muir Laws' book The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling, you can access it here as well as other pollinator webinars.
May 7, 2020
As heard on NPR Morning Edition
Bees Sense Charge On Flowers
Apr 27, 2020
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Mar 27, 2020
Field Report from Andrew: (Andrew Hoffman is a Graduate Research Assistant with the OSU Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Lab)
Mar 27, 2020
Spring migration is always an exciting time for birders. This year, many of our usual activities have been curtailed. Stay-at-home birding may not have been on our agenda for this Spring but the slower pace of life now can offer some great opportunities to get to know our backyard birds more deeply. Watching them come into their breeding plumage, find mates and rear young can be quite interesting and calming. Spend some time on close observation, try some experiments, keep birding. Remember - we might not have backyards full of rare birds but every bird is an interesting bird!
Jul 31, 2019
Butterfly House at Beech Creek Gardens in Alliance needs volunteers. This counts toward OCVN hours. Contact Amy Barr if interested.
Also, the Norma Johnson Center in Tuscarawas County could use volunteers at the Butterfly House this summer even though the Butterfly Exhibit is over (maybe next year). Contact Carrie Elvey, The Wilderness Center, 330-359-5235.