Field Trips and Events

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

Ongoing Special Events

  • First Saturdays Nature Hikes at Kitty Todd Nature Preserve

    Kitty Todd Nature Preserve
    10420 Old State Line Road
    Swanton, OH 43558
    May 06, 2017 - October 07, 2017

    Join one of our Kitty Todd volunteers for a nature hike around the preserve on the first Saturday of the month. 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 pl... Learn more

  • Advanced Naturalist Workshops at the Edge of Appalachia Preserve

    Eulett Center - Edge of Appalachia Preserve
    4274 Waggoner Riffle Rd., West Union, OH 45693
    May 26, 2017 - August 04, 2017

      We invite you to register for one or more Advanced Naturalist Workshops at our incredible 19,000-acre Edge of Appalachia Preserve in southern Ohio’s Adams County!  Facilitated by preserve partner Cincinnati Museum Center, all sessions are taught b... Learn more

  • MeetUp Outdoors with Us!

    Various outdoor sites throughout Ohio

    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

Special Events

  • An Evening with Andrea Wulf, 
    Award-Winning Nature Writer 

    Mercantile Library, Cincinnati - April 11
    Kenyon College, Gambier - April 13
    April 11, 2017 - April 13, 2017

      We invite you to enjoy an evening with Andrea Wulf, winner of the first James Wright Award for Nature Writing co-sponsored by The Kenyon Review and The Nature Conservancy, for her book  The Invention of Nature: Alexander Von Humboldt’s New World. ... Learn more

  • Art and the Creation of the National Park Service

    Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Carriage House: 714 North Portage Path, Akron OH 44303

    April 06, 2017

     The Nature Conservancy welcomes you to this presentation at the beautiful stan hywet hall & gardens to learn how artists have shaped the national park serviceTerry Seidel, Director of Land Protection for The Nature Conservancy in Ohio, discusses the role th... Learn more

  • Blue Week 2017

    Kitty Todd Preserve (10420 Old State Line Rd. Swanton, OH 43558) and other locations in northwest Ohio.
    May 16, 2017 - May 23, 2017

    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

  • Biggest Week in American Birding 2017

    Northwest Ohio, "The Warbler Capital of the World." The festival headquarters is at Maumee Bay Lodge.
    May 05, 2017 - May 14, 2017

    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, hal... Learn more

  • Earth Day Celebrations

    Cleveland, Columbus & Cincinnati
    April 22, 2017

      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 ev... Learn more

  • 2017 Ohio Botanical Symposium

    Villa Milano Banquet and Conference Center 
    1630 Schrock Rd, Columbus, OH 43229
    March 24, 2017

    Join The Nature Conservancy and others for the 2017 Ohio Botanical Symposium, presented by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Natural Areas and Preserves.  The symposium brings together people of various backgrounds who share an interest in O... Learn more

  • 14th Annual Amish Bird Symposium

    Wheat Ridge Amish Community Building
    3735 Wheat Ridge Road, West Union, OH 45693

    March 04, 2017

    The Nature Conservancy once again is a proud sponsor of the annual Adams County Amish Bird Symposium, scheduled for Saturday, March 4th, 2017. Join the Adams County Travel & Visitors Bureau and the Adams County Amish Community for a daylong celebration of birds t... Learn more

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