AOA has another exciting slate of events for 2022 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.

May
17
Wed
Mercer Woods
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Mercer Woods, Sugar Grove, Ohio
May
23
Tue
Steward Preserve
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Steward Preserve, Near Darbyville
May
25
Thu
Mercer Woods
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Mercer Woods, Sugar Grove, Ohio
Jun
8
Thu
Cline Preserve
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Cline Preserve, Darbyville
Apr
15
Fri
Volunteer Work Day at AOA Hunsinger Preserve – Big Darby Creek Conservation Corridor
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am
Now that Spring has rounded the corner, and many native plants are blooming, AOA is focused on the stewardship and upkeep of our conservation preserves. [...]
Apr
20
Wed
Volunteer Work Day at AOA Bonnoront Preserve – Hocking River Conservation Corridor
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am
The forests and spectacular wildflower covered slopes on the Bonnoront Preserve are threatened primarily by invasive garlic mustard which is a particular threat to one [...]
Apr
26
Tue
Volunteer Work Day at AOA’s Fickardt Farm Preserve – Darby Creek Conservation Corridor
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am
The clear upland forests and low-lying wetlands of Fickardt Farm comprises one of AOA’s foremost Big Darby Creek conservation sites. With over 4,300 linear feet [...]
Apr
28
Thu
Volunteer Work Day at AOA’s Mercer Woods Old Growth Forest Preserve – Hocking River Conservation Corridor Initiative
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am
Help us keep the invasive species at bay while enjoying a beautiful spring day in the woods, surrounded by a plethora of beautiful wildflowers and [...]
May
5
Thu
Prairie Planting at AOA’s Bartley Preserve
May 5 @ 10:00 am
Join us as we work to restore the native prairies on AOA’s Bartley Preserve. Acquired in 2013, this former agriculture field boasts five rare plant [...]
May
11
Wed
Forest Work Day at AOA’s Mishe Moneto Preserve – Big Darby Creek Conservation Corridor Initiative
May 11 @ 10:00 am
Mishe Moneto Preserve is a 255-acre Preserve located along Big Darby Creek, just east of Darbyville. This site conserves over 1.2 miles of Darby Creek [...]
May
19
Thu
Kleinmaier State Nature Preserve (SNP) – Hocking River Conservation Corridor Initiative
May 19 @ 10:00 am
Help AOA conserve this special natural space! AOA’s Kleinmaier SNP is a host to some spectacular native flora, including painted Trillium, and the rare Flame [...]
Jun
3
Fri
Volunteer Work Day at AOA’s Mercer Woods Old Growth Forest Preserve – Hocking River Conservation Corridor Initiative
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am
Help us keep the invasive species at bay while enjoying a beautiful spring day in the woods, surrounded by a plethora of beautiful wildflowers and [...]
Jun
7
Tue
Volunteer Work Day at AOA’s Fickardt Farm Preserve – Darby Creek Conservation Corridor
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am
The clear upland forests and low-lying wetlands of Fickardt Farm comprises one of AOA’s foremost Big Darby Creek conservation sites. With over 4,300 linear feet [...]
Jun
15
Wed
Forest Work Day at AOA’s Mishe Moneto Preserve – Big Darby Creek Conservation Corridor Initiative
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am
Mishe Moneto Preserve is a 255-acre Preserve located along Big Darby Creek, just east of Darbyville. This site conserves over 1.2 miles of Darby Creek [...]
Jun
21
Tue
Volunteer Work Day at AOA’s Fickardt Farm Preserve – Darby Creek Conservation Corridor
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am
The clear upland forests and low-lying wetlands of Fickardt Farm comprises one of AOA’s foremost Big Darby Creek conservation sites. With over 4,300 linear feet [...]
Jun
30
Thu
Volunteer Work Day at AOA’s Mercer Woods Old Growth Forest Preserve – Hocking River Conservation Corridor Initiative
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am
Help us keep the invasive species at bay while enjoying a beautiful spring day in the woods, surrounded by a plethora of beautiful wildflowers and [...]