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We will meet at 10:00 am at the Cincinnati Zoo's Bowyer Farm to do some invasive pear removal from the prairie area around the wetland. For those of you who have never visited the farm, we will also have folks present who can give tours of the wetland and the native plant nursery.Find out more »
Meet Denis Conover, UC Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences, for a spring hike at Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. Denis will help us identify and learn about our native trees and shrubs. Since bird migration is beginning to pick up, we'll keep our eyes and ears out for any migrating warblers and local bird residents that we might see too!Find out more »
Join Carol Trosset to learn about the woods of her childhood home and the history of her parents wildflower rescue efforts, the detailed records kept by her mother on this 1 acre property starting from the 1950's that tell us what a difference a wooded acre can make to wildlife in the city. These records also indicate the changing bloom times of our native species over the years due to climate change. Select native wildflowers are currently being moved to…Find out more »
This 11th annual native plant conference is held each year at the Bergamo Center in Dayton, Ohio. The 2019 conference is sold out. Visit www.midwestnativeplants.org to sign-up for alerts to other workshops and the conference to be held in 2020. The Annual Native Plant and Artisan Sale is held on Saturday, July 28 and is free and open to the public from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. For more information, visit: http://midwestnativeplants.org/annual-native-plant-artisan-sale/.Find out more »
Meet naturalist and preserve employee, Brian Wulker for a tour of the prairies and wetlands at Fernald Nature Preserve. Native Plants will be in bloom, songbirds and other wildlife that have returned to this area after restoration will be part of our quest for the day too. Meet at the main office at 9:00 am. We will walk the grounds from there. Easy walking along maintained paths for most of the tour. Bring water, binoculars helpful but not necessary.Find out more »
Share a complimentary Sunday lunch with Debi Wolterman in her Lebanon Ohio yard, exploring a suburban yard that is designed to redefine what is “normal landscaping”. You will see a wide variety of native plants growing in diverse communities (wetland, mini-meadow, woods) ensuring food and shelter for many creatures throughout all the seasons. Monarchs are certain to be visiting the milkweed and other flowers in her yard; therefore, we will capture, tag, and release them for their long journey to…Find out more »
Join native tree and shrub expert Dr. Denis Conover to discover the wonderful world of trees at Spring Grove Cemetery. This is a beautiful time to explore the Arboretum, and we will visit some of the champion trees too. We will be sure to visit the estimated 250 year old White Oak, Quercus alba, that shades famous botanist and activist Lucy E. Braun and her sister Annette Braun,a celebrated entomologist. Both are buried under this magnificent tree. Denis will teach…Find out more »
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