AOA has another exciting slate of events for 2019 and welcomes your participation. Our events provide opportunities for members and the public to participate in and learn more about AOA’s important conservation mission. We emphasize nature-based education that features conserved lands and local ecosystems, providing hands-on learning and stewardship experiences, and the chance to visit the beautiful lands that you have helped to conserve.

Apr
20
Sat
Trillium Festival at Mathias Grove
Apr 20 @ 10:30 am
Event Info Coming Soon!
Apr
27
Sat
Birdwatching Walk at Marsha Schneider Preserve
Apr 27 @ 8:30 am
Enjoy a birding expedition to the wilds of the Scioto River at AOA’s sprawling Marsha Gunder Schneider Preserve in Pickaway County. We will visit different [...]
Apr
28
Sun
Wildflower Hike at Bison Hollow Preserve
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am
Making up for the rain-impacted hike two weeks ago we have scheduled another hike to view the wildflowers at AOA’s Bison Hollow Preserve. Enjoy a [...]
May
5
Sun
Kleinmaier State Nature Preserve Walk
May 5 @ 10:00 am
Explore Kleinmaier State Nature Preserve (SNP) and enjoy a naturalist-led hike to view the ongoing spring wildflower show. AOA co-founder and honorary board member Paul [...]
May
11
Sat
Spring Hike at Bison Hollow Preserve
May 11 @ 10:00 am
Enjoy a springtime ramble through the gorge and admire the late-blooming wildflowers in the mature hardwood forests in the gorge. Wildflowers we will see are [...]
May
19
Sun
Mercer Woods Wildflower and Orchid Hike
May 19 @ 12:00 am
Walk through mature hardwood and hemlock forests and explore the wildflower covered slopes, immersing ourselves in the magnificence of the beautiful old growth forest habitat. [...]
Jun
23
Sun
Hintz Hollow Hike
Jun 23 @ 9:30 am
Explore Hintz Hollow, one of AOA’s newest preserves. Located near Sugar Grove in the northern extent of the Hocking Hills, Hintz Hollow includes a large [...]
Jul
14
Sun
Big Darby Float Trip with Ohio Scenic Rivers
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am
Float a section of beautiful Big Darby Creek, a national and state designated scenic river. Appalachia Ohio Alliance (AOA) is co-sponsoring a canoe/kayak trip on [...]
Jul
20
Sat
Prairie and Butterfly Walk at AOA Demonstration Site led by Chris Kline
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am
Explore the tall grass prairie habitats and enjoy the summertime butterflies at the beautiful AOA Conservation Demonstration Site in the Hocking Hills. Enjoy a naturalist-led [...]
Aug
4
Sun
Explore Hocking River Aquatic Life with Kelly at AOA Demonstration Site
Aug 4 all-day
Event Info Coming Soon!
Aug
18
Sun
Medicinal Plant Walk
Aug 18 all-day
Event Info Coming Soon!
Oct
5
Sat
Trella Romine Prairie Native Seed Collection
Oct 5 all-day
Event Info Coming Soon!