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2013 AOA Annual Campaign – Year in Review

Thanks to your support 2013 was a very busy and successful year for land and water conservation. To catch up on our growth and progress check out our most recent Year in Review. Please click on the image to view or download a copy. If you would like to receive a hard copy in the mail, please contact Marcia Jeffrey at

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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

Wildflower Walk and Garlic Mustard Pull
Apr 27 all-day
Explore Kleinmaier State Nature Preserve and enjoy a naturalist-led hike to view the spring wildflower show.  Noted naturalist and AOA founder Paul Knoop will lead [...]
Trail Building Workshop
May 3 all-day
The Buckeye Trail Association will teach the “National Park Service” standard of trail building and design as we continue construction of the AOA Demonstration Site [...]
Wildflower Walk and Garlic Mustard Pull
May 4 all-day
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 [...]
Bartley Preserve Open House
Jun 14 all-day
Take advantage of this first opportunity to visit AOA’s newest preserve in Pickaway County. Learn more about this spectacular property and restoration plans from many [...]

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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

AOA Web Site Back Up

  • March 26th, 2014

After the heartbreaking loss of our entire website content AOA has rebuilt the site with a new design. Nine1Nine Design web designer extraordinaire Dustin Kraus, has labored long and hard to get the new site architecture set up […]

Clyde Gosnell – Featured Woodlot Owner

  • March 3rd, 2014

AOA’s Clyde Gosnell is one of two featured woodlot owners included in a video prepared by ODNR’s Division of Forestry. Developed as part of Forestry’s Hocking Hills Woodland Plan and complimenting AOA’s Demonstration Site Project, the video provides […]