A sunny day on the Lynx Prairie Trail
EOA Lynx Prairie Preserve A sunny day on the Lynx Prairie Trail © Randall Schieber

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Edge of Appalachia - Volunteer Work Days 2019

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Experience the 20,000 acre Edge of Appalachia Preserve System first hand and behind-the-scenes.  Help TNC staff and experienced volunteers to protect and manage these important habitats.

2019 Volunteer Work Days at the Edge

March 21 - Prairie maintenance with herbicide application 

March 23 - Spring Kick-off Event! Tree planting, site clean-up and a nature hike at Cedar Falls Trail (Family-Friendly Event)

April 11 - Trail improvements 

May 15 - American chestnut site maintenance  

June 12 - American chestnut site maintenance 

July 11 - Trail improvements 

July 18 - Guided hike along a new section of the Buckeye Trail! 

September 18 - American chestnut site maintenance 

October 10 - Prairie maintenance with herbicide application 

October 17 - Guided hike along the a new section of the Buckeye Trail! 

November 14 - Prairie maintenance with herbicide application 

December 12 - Prairie maintenance with herbicide application 

Please be aware, these dates and work plans change periodically.  

Sign up:  To sign up for a project, contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Angela Burke at angela.burke@tnc.org or 614-339-8114 and indicate the project location and date you would like to attend.  Once you are signed 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 the meeting location and where to park.

Volunteering is rewarding and meaningful.

Our organization could not do all that we do without our group of dedicated volunteers. Join us to learn more about our work and help us protect the lands and waters of Ohio. You'll learn some things that you can do at home, too.