Join Us July 26th for our Final Trail Building Workshop

Representatives of the Buckeye Trail Association will teach trail construction utilizing native rock as we build a stream and wetland crossing and finish out the AOA Demonstration Site in Rockbridge. Come out for all or part of the workshop.

Bring a lunch and dress appropriately for the work and weather. Drinks will be provided by AOA. Click below for additional event information.

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AOA Trail Building Workshop

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2013 AOA Annual Campaign – Year in Review

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Upcoming Events

Rock Use in Trail Building Workshop
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Download Event Flyer Representatives of the Buckeye Trail Association will lead a workshop on utilizing native rock in trail construction as we work to [...]
Hocking River Canoe Float and Mussel Survey
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Appalachia Ohio Alliance (AOA) is sponsoring a canoe trip on the Hocking River on Saturday, August 2nd. This trip is a fundraising event for [...]
Native Medicinal Plant Walk and Survey
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Explore the woodland portions of AOA’s beautiful Demonstration Site in Rockbridge as we walk the property and survey and identify native medicinal herbal plants growing [...]

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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