Ohio

Preserve Stewardship Projects

Welcome to TNC Ohio’s Volunteer Program!
Thank you for your interest in helping to protect and preserve nature on our spectacular preserves all over Ohio! Our volunteer projects are centered on nature preserve management and ecological restoration activities – both of which are critical components of TNC’s work and mission.

We need your help and we want you to be part of our conservation community in your area. Participating in projects will give you the opportunity to make a direct positive impact on the environment and meet people who have similar environmental passions. You can participate in as many volunteer activities as you would like.

Projects are normally 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. but can vary depending on the weather and the nature of the project.

To sign up for a project, contact our Volunteer Coordinator at ohio@tnc.org or 614-717-2770 x100 and indicate the project location(s) and date(s) you’d like to attend. Once you sign up for a project you will be connected with regional staff and/or leadership volunteers who will provide you with all necessary details the week prior to the project date.  

You must sign up before getting more information on the project such as location and where to park.

Occasionally, projects pop-up and we don't always have time to post a few volunteer work days on this site.  To stay up-to-date on all volunteer work days, make sure to contact Steve Ross (contact info above) to add your name to our volunteer email list.  

To get involved in other ways, please visit our Events page. 


LEGEND

(NE OH) Northeast Ohio Preserves
(NW OH)
Northwest Ohio Preserves
(Central OH)
Central Ohio Preserves
(Southern OH)
Southern Ohio Preserves 

2016
 
August

(NW OH) Saturday August 6, 10AM to 2PM: Kitty Todd Preserve, near Swanton
Project: Patton Prairie. Buckthorn control.

(NE OH) Saturday August 6, 10AM to 2PM: Grand River Conservation Campus, near Rock Creek, OH
Project: Cattail/phragmites control. 

(NW OH) Saturday August 20, 10AM to 2PM: Kitty Todd Preserve, near Swanton
Project: Patton Prairie. Buckthorn control.

September

(NW OH) Saturday September 3, 10AM to 2PM: Kitty Todd Preserve, near Swanton
Project: Linnenkugle Tract. Cottonwood control.

(NW OH) Saturday September 17, 10AM to 2PM: Kitty Todd Preserve, near Swanton
Project: Native seed collection.

(NE OH) Saturday September 17, 10AM to 2PM: Grand River Conservation Campus, near Rock Creek, OH
Project: Trail improvements with boardwalk construction.

October

(NW OH) Saturday October 1, 10AM to 2PM: Kitty Todd Preserve, near Swanton
Project: Native seed collection.

(Southern OH) Saturday, October 8, 10AM to 2PM: Strait Creek Preserve, near Sinking Springs
Project: Restoring Grassland – Woody invasive plant control & brush removal

(NW OH) Saturday October 15, 10AM to 2PM: Kitty Todd Preserve, near Swanton
Project: Native seed collection.

(NE OH) Saturday October 15, 10AM to 2PM: Grand River Conservation Campus, near Rock Creek, OH
Project: Woody invasive plant control. 

(Southern OH) Saturday, October 15, 10AM to 2PM: Edge of Appalachia, near West Union
Project: Buckeye Trail trailhead. Trash removal & brush clearing/removal.

November

(NW OH) Saturday November 5, 10AM to 2PM: Kitty Todd Preserve, near Swanton
Project: Native seed collection.

(Southern OH) Saturday, November 5, 10AM to 2PM: Strait Creek Preserve, near Sinking Springs
Project: Restoring Grassland – Woody invasive plant control & brush removal.

(NW OH) Saturday November 19, 10AM to 2PM: Kitty Todd Preserve, near Swanton
Project: Moseley Savanna. Brush Removal.

December

(NW OH) Saturday December 3, 10AM to 2PM: Kitty Todd Preserve, near Swanton
Project: Moseley Savanna. Brush Removal.

(Southern OH) Saturday, December 10, 10AM to 2PM: Strait Creek Preserve, near Sinking Springs
Project: Restoring Grassland – Woody invasive plant control & brush removal

(NW OH) Saturday December 17, 10AM to 2PM: Kitty Todd Preserve, near Swanton
Project: Sweet Fern Savanna. Brush Removal. Plus – Kitty Todd Holiday Potluck!

January 

(Southern OH) Saturday, January 14, 10AM to 2PM: Strait Creek Preserve, near Sinking Springs
Project: Restoring Grassland – Woody invasive plant control & brush removal

February 

(Southern OH) Saturday, February 11, 10AM to 2PM: Strait Creek Preserve, near Sinking Springs
Project: Restoring Grassland – Woody invasive plant control & brush removal

March

(Southern OH) Saturday, March 11, 10AM to 2PM: Strait Creek Preserve, near Sinking Springs
Project: Restoring Grassland – Woody invasive plant control & brush removal

April

(Southern OH) Saturday, April 8, 10AM to 2PM: Strait Creek Preserve, near Sinking Springs
Project: Restoring Grassland – Woody invasive plant & brush removal

 

 

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