Friday, July 22
Special Friday Evening Event
Batty About Bats – Program and Field Survey

How much do you know about bats – one of our best insect predators? Want to learn more about the unique lives of these flying mammals? This special Friday evening-time program will provide an overview of bats in our area plus hands on experience locating and identifying bats on the AOA Demonstration Site. Marne Titchenell, Wildlife Program Specialist for Ohio State University Extension, will present an interesting program on the fascinating world of bats. This is a family friendly event.

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Batty About Bats

Saturday, July 23
Trella Romine Prairie Walk and Plant Sale

Explore the tall grass prairie habitats and enjoy summertime at the beautiful Trella Romine Prairie in southern Marion County. Enjoy a naturalist-led stroll through the prairie during the peak of the wildflowers and observe the butterflies, birds and various other inhabitants of a tall grass ecosystem.

Our walk will be led by Gale Martin, Director of the Marion County Historical Society and board member of the Ohio Prairie Association, as well as a caretaker of the Trella Romine Prairie. Gale will also have native plants for sale from her nursery – Natives in Harmony.

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Trella Romine Prairie Walk

Thank You

To the 250 friends, partners, volunteers, exhibitors and collaborating organizations who participated in and helped make this event such a big success – and our largest event to date! Your support is greatly appreciated and directly responsible for our conservation achievements.

The Scioto River Flyway
Open House and Dedication

Saturday, June 18, 2016
Marsha Gunder Schneider Preserve – Pickaway County

Images from Open House

2015 AOA Year in Review Now Available

Thanks to your support 2015 was another successful year for land and water conservation. Check out our most recent Year in Review and catch up on our progress. If you would like to receive a hard copy via mail, please contact AOA at aoalt@earthlink.net.

2015 Year in Review
AOA 2015 Year in Review Now Available

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Upcoming Events

Jul
23
Sat
Trella Romine Prairie Walk and Plant Sale | Trella Romine Prairie, Green Camp
Jul 23 all-day
Explore the tall grass prairie habitats and enjoy summertime at the beautiful Trella Romine Prairie in southern Marion County. Enjoy a naturalist-led stroll through the [...]
Aug
20
Sat
Medicinal Plant Hike at Mercer Woods
Aug 20 all-day
More information to come!
Sep
17
Sat
Trail Workday at Demonstration Site with Buckeye Trail
Sep 17 all-day
More information to come!
Nov
12
Sat
Trail Enhancement at Boesel CE with Buckeye Trail
Nov 12 all-day
More information to come!

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Testimonials

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

In the end, I decided to sell my property to AOA because I love it so much. It was hard to part with it – but I am not really parting with it – it is there forever thanks to AOA.

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Steve Fought

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