Field Trips and Events

From hikes to conferences, there are many ways you can learn more about conservation in Ohio. 

Special Events

  • Biggest Week in American Birding

    LOCATION: Northwest Ohio, "The Warbler Capital of the World." Festival headquarters is at Maumee Bay Lodge.
    May 06, 2016 - May 15, 2016

     The “Biggest Week" is a festival featuring some of the best birding North America has to offer.  With support from The Nature Conservancy and others, the Black Swamp Bird Observatory is organizing and hosting workshops, guided birding activities... Learn more

  • Invasive Plant Workshops

    Big Creek Park (4/16), Grand River Conservation Campus (6/25), Helen Hazen Wyman Park (9/17)

    Identification and control techniques for landownersJoin staff from The Nature Conservancy for a free hands-on workshop that will teach landowners what invasive plants are and why they are bad, how to identify common plants and techniques that can be used to control ... Learn more

  • MeetUp Outdoors with Us!

    Various outdoor sites throughout Ohio
    Please select a date

    Join The Ohio Nature Conservancy’s new Meetup Group, which is open to anyone who wants to enjoy Ohio’s best outdoor places in the company of others. On our MeetUp site, we will list hikes, bird walks, visits to our preserves and other social outings, alon... Learn more

  • Earth Day Celebrations

    Cincinnati (4/16), Cleveland (4/17), Columbus (4/23)
    April 16, 2016 - April 23, 2016

    Help us celebrate Earth Day this year by joining us at one or more major events across Ohio. These festivals will feature family-friendly activities, food, music and environmental organizations—including The Nature Conservancy, which is supporting the events th... Learn more

  • Blue Week 2016 in the Oak Openings

    Kitty Todd Preserve (10420 Old State Line Rd. Swanton, OH 43558) and other locations in northwest Ohio 

    May 14, 2016 - May 21, 2016

    Each May, The Nature Conservancy and other partners of the Green Ribbon Initiative assemble a wide array of programs to encourage people to get out into the amazing Oak Openings region of northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. This globally unique region is home to... Learn more

  • Nature Hikes at Kitty Todd Nature Preserve

    Kitty Todd Nature Preserve
    10420 Old State Line Road
    Swanton, OH 43558
    May 07, 2016 - October 01, 2016

    Join one of our Kitty Todd volunteers for a nature hike around the preserve. We will meet in the Kitty Todd Office parking lot at 2pm. From there we will explore the preserve and see what birds and butterflies are flying and what plants are in bloom. The Nature Conse... Learn more

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for The Nature Conservancy. Currently there are no volunteer opportunities available. Please check back soon for upcoming events.



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