April – November 2015

Now that the long winter cold is winding down and spring is on its way, get out and enjoy our natural world.  Visit one of [...]
Trillium Festival
April 18, 2015 @ 10:30 am
Join us for AOA’s annual Spring blast. Shed your cabin fever and enjoy naturalist-guided hikes that highlight the gorgeous spring wildflower show at Mathias Grove [...]
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 [...]
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, 2015 @ 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 [...]
Join representatives of Columbus Audubon as they look inside active nesting boxes.  Learn about bird boxes, tagging and wild bird habitat.
Prairie Butterfly Walk
July 18, 2015 all-day
Enjoy a summertime walk through the prairie habitats on AOA’s Demonstration Site while viewing and learning about butterflies and their habitat needs
Rock Use in Trail Building Workshop and Workday
August 1, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Representatives of the Buckeye Trail Association will lead a workshop on utilizing native rock in trail construction as we work on the AOA Demonstration site [...]
Native Medicinal Plant Walk and Survey
August 9, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Explore the woodland and prairie portions of AOA’s beautiful Conservation Demonstration Site in Rockbridge as we walk the property to survey and identify native medicinal [...]
Hocking River Canoe Float and Mussel Survey
August 30, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Appalachia Ohio Alliance (AOA) is sponsoring a canoe trip on the Hocking River on Sunday, August 30th.  This trip is a fundraising event for [...]
Beaver Hypothesis Talk and Hike
September 13, 2015 all-day
Learn about the historic role of beaver in shaping our environment and their impact on water and habitat.
Enjoy an autumn day outdoors in the field learning about our native landscapes and help make a difference too!  Appalachia Ohio Alliance is joining with [...]
In partnership with Crane Hollow, participate in a deep forest hike at Crane Hollow Preserve featuring the eastern Hemlock Forest ecosystem and Hocking Hills geology. [...]
AOA Annual Dinner
November 7, 2015 all-day
Join us to review and help celebrate another successful year.