AOA has another exciting slate of events for 2021 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
15
Thu
Volunteer Work Day at Kleinmaier SNP
Apr 15 all-day
Apr
18
Sun
Wildflower Walk at Bonnoront Preserve
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am
Explore one of AOA’s newest preserves in the Hocking Hills and enjoy the spring wildflower show. Bonnoront is a beautiful shallow box canyon framed by [...]
Apr
23
Fri
Work Day at Mercer Woods Old Growth Preserve
Apr 23 all-day
Apr
24
Sat
Mushroom Walks at AOA Preserves Along the Hocking
Apr 24 all-day
Mushroom season is upon us. Healthy, native forests provide many resources to sustain us. One of the tastiest is the wild mushroom. If you are [...]
Apr
25
Sun
Off the Beaten Path with AOA – Wildflower and Waterfall Photography @ Bison Hollow
Apr 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tiny bluets and long-spurred violets line the trail into the north entrance of Bison Hollow. High sandstone bluffs tower over the blue-green waters of the [...]
Apr
27
Tue
Volunteer Work Day at Mercer Woods
Apr 27 all-day
May
2
Sun
Hike, Photography and Wildflowers at Kleinmaier SNP
May 2 @ 10:00 am
Explore Kleinmaier State Nature Preserve (SNP) and enjoy a hike to view the ongoing spring wildflower show. The slopes are covered in spring-time blooms including [...]
May
6
Thu
Volunteer Work Day at Fickardt Farm Preserve
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Utzinger Bog Walk and Campfire
May 6 @ 6:30 pm
Join AOA for a special weekday evening event as we visit the only preserved bog in Franklin County – AOA’s Utzinger Bog Preserve. Follow deer [...]
May
8
Sat
Hike AOA’s New Stone Canyon Preserve
May 8 @ 10:00 am
Visit one of AOA’s newest preserves in the Hocking Hills – the 145-acre Stone Canyon Preserve. Located in southern Fairfield County, Stone Canyon contributes to [...]
May
12
Wed
Volunteer Work Day at Wildasinn on Big Darby
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
May
16
Sun
Orchid Walk at Mercer Woods
May 16 @ 10:00 am
Join us for a pleasant walk through mature hardwood and hemlock forests, exploring the wildflower covered slopes and immersing ourselves in the magnificence of the [...]
May
19
Wed
Volunteer Work Day at Big Darby Oaks
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
May
22
Sat
Hike at Mishe Moneto
May 22 all-day
May
26
Wed
Volunteer Work Day at Igel
May 26 all-day