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April 2020

Hike with Western Wildlife Corridor-CANCELLED

April 5, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
WWC Hike Hillside Avenue and Bender Road, Bender Road and Hillside Avenue
Delhi, OH United States
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Join Western Wildlife Corridor ( to travel to Bender Mountain Preserve in Delhi for one of the most spectacular early wildflower displays in the Cincinnati area. We hope to see Blue-eyed Mary and some of the early blooming waterleafs, as well as other early native Spring ephemerals. Tim Sisson, President of WWC, will be our guide. Space is limited to 20,  so please RSVP to We will meet at the pull off on the right side of Bendor Road…

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Pollinator’s Paradise: Presentation & Native Plant Sale CANCELLED

April 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
St. Monica-St. George Parish Newman Center, 328 W. McMcillan Street
Cincinnati, OH 45219 United States
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Nan & Mark Plunkett:The ecological value of native plants Urban and suburban gardens greatly impact the health of our local ecosystems as they often represent as much as half the green space in our cities. They contribute to both the richness and abundance of wildlife in our neighbor- hoods and can make a powerful statement about the value of restoring native landscapes. The Plunkett's will share their own experience of managing a typical suburban residential landscape in a way that…

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May 2020

Ohio Warblers & Wildflowers Weekend-CANCELLED

May 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Shawnee State Forest & Conference Center, 4404 OH-125
West Portsmouth,, OH 45663 United States
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Head to Shawnee State Park & Lodge for an early May weekend getaway while foliage is still minimal to view the first wave of neotropical migrants such as Cerulean, Worm-eating, Hooded, and Kentucky warblers (to name a few). Friday kicks off with registration from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m, then dinner (on your own; the lodge has a bar and restaurant onsite). Naturalist Jenny Richards will share why Southeastern Ohio is a biodiversity hotspot. Afterward, carpool to locate night birds,…

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June 2020

Garden Tour: Noteworthy Natives

June 20, 2020

This event is open to adults as well as children 16 years and up with an adult. Please check with the Nature Center to be sure this program has not been cancelled.  Join us for Cincinnati’s premier Garden Tour featuring eleven private gardens incorporating native plants and created by some of the region’s horticultural legends and gardening gurus!  Order your tickets by May 31 to receive your tour booklet in the mail. The booklet will grant you entrance into the gardens between…

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August 2020


August 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Civilized yards are all alike. Every wild yard is wild in its own way. Richard Powers, The Overstory Join Nan and Mark Plunkett in a stroll through their suburban garden. With an emphasis on native plants, their suburban property is scattered with beds of perennials, shrubs, and trees that create a rich habitat for bees, birds, and butterflies. Their yard is both a Certified Wildlife Habitat® and Monarch Waystation with several varieties of milkweed planted throughout the gardens. The Plunkett's…

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