Join us on May 9 for a naturalist-led hike at Kleinmaier State Nature Preserve

View the spring wildflower show and explore Kleinmaier’s magnificent ridges and rock bluffs as you hunt for a glimpse of the elusive pink lady slipper orchid. This AOA property is accessible by permit only – so, please take advantage of this opportunity to visit and let us show you around!

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2014 AOA Year in Review Now Available

Thanks to your support 2014 was another successful year for land and water conservation. To catch up on our progress check out our most recent Year in Review. If you would like to receive a hard copy via mail, please contact Kosby Carrico at 614.721.2656.

2014 Year in Review
2014 Year In Review

AOA honored with prestigious Conservation Achievement Award from the Ohio Environmental Council at their annual Green Gala.

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Appalachia Ohio Alliance is dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of our land and water as sustainable natural resources that are an asset and a legacy for our community

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Upcoming Events

Trimble Community Forest Clean Up
May 3 @ 1:00 pm
The Appalachia Ohio Alliance is partnering with the Rural Action Zero Waste Program to help clean up our Trimble Community Forest property.   Please join us for this [...]
Kleinmaier State Nature Preserve Hike
May 9 @ 10:00 am
Explore Kleinmaier State Nature Preserve and enjoy a naturalist-led hike to view the spring wildflower show.  Jeff Johnson, ODNR Natural Areas Preserve Manager will lead [...]
Mercer Woods Wildflower Hike
May 17 @ 10:00 am
This is the first opportunity for the public to visit one of AOA’s newest preserves:  Mercer Woods.  Join us as noted naturalist and AOA friend [...]

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When we consider what it took to create this landscape, we must also consider what we can do to insure that future generations will also be able to marvel at its beauty.
Paul Knoop
The scenic views, diversity of plants and wildlife, and quiet times in the country will all be enhanced by the security of knowing that things can stay this way into the future.
Larry R. Menchhofer

Latest News

Botanist Survey Being Conducted at Kleinmaier State Nature Preserve

April 7th, 2015|Comments Off

AOA Land Protection Specialist Recognized

February 16th, 2015|Comments Off

AOA Honored with Prestigious Conservation Achievement Award

November 16th, 2014|Comments Off

Pickaway County farmland will revert to the wild as Bartley Preserve

August 3rd, 2014|Comments Off