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.

Jun
9
Wed
Volunteer Work Day at Fickardt Preserve
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Jun
16
Wed
Volunteer Work Day at Mercer Woods
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Jun
24
Thu
Volunteer Work Day at Mercer Woods
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Jun
26
Sat
Hintz Hollow Rhododendron Hike
Jun 26 @ 9:30 am
Explore Hintz Hollow, one of AOA’s recently conserved Hocking Hills preserves. Located near Sugar Grove in the northern extent of the Hocking Hills, Hintz Hollow [...]
Jul
24
Sat
Cossin Prairie and Scippo Creek Walk
Jul 24 @ 9:30 am
Explore two of AOA’s conserved properties along the Scioto River in Pickaway County – Cossin and Kreisel Preserves. AOA restored 50 acres on the Cossin [...]
Jul
25
Sun
Float Big Darby Creek
Jul 25 @ 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 [...]
Prairie and Butterfly Walk at AOA Demonstration Site
Jul 25 @ 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 [...]
Jul
31
Sat
Purple Fringeless Orchid Walk at AOA’s Mercer Woods Preserve
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am
Several summer blooming orchids are reaching their peak glory. Join us for a pleasant walk through mature hardwood and hemlock forests, as we view several [...]
Aug
1
Sun
Dragonflies and Wetlands – Cedar Run Conservation<br>AOA Clark Preserve and Cedar Bog SNP, Urbana
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am
Explore habitat and wildlife at AOA’s new Clark Preserve on Cedar Run in Champaign County. We will start our visit with a stop at Ohio’s [...]
Aug
7
Sat
In the Creek with Kelly – Explore Hocking River Aquatic Life at AOA Demonstration Site
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am
How’s the water? Let’s ask the fish and bugs! Did you know the fish and aquatic insects that live in Ohio’s rivers and streams can [...]
Sep
12
Sun
Mexico or Bust – Tag Monarch Butterflies This Weekend at Hintz Hollow Preserve, Fairfield County
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Reports of monarchs roosting overnight by the hundreds are currently coming in from many areas of the state. The annual fall monarch migration is ON! [...]
Oct
2
Sat
Prairie Walk and Seed Collection – Trella Romine Prairie, Green Camp
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am
Enjoy an autumn day outdoors in the field learning about our native landscapes while helping to make a difference! Appalachia Ohio Alliance is joining with [...]