Upcoming Programs & Events

(Note: you can watch videos of some of our past programs on our YouTube channel.)

October Stewardship Event: Seed Collecting at Irwin Prairie

Date: Thursday, October 13, 2022

Time: 1:00-4:00 PM ET

Where: Irwin Prairie State Nature Preserve, 9987 W. Bancroft St., Holland, OH

Our October Stewardship event will be seed collecting at Irwin Prairie State Nature Preserve. We’ll be working with Maureen Bogdanski of the ODNR to collect native seeds for a restoration project.

Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Feel free to bring water, gloves, and hand loppers. There are no on-site restrooms, but Secor Metropark is close by.

Please RSVP by using this link.

Anyone registering for this event will also need to sign this ODNR volunteer form. (There will be some printed forms available at Irwin Prairie if you don’t get it done before you arrive.)

Local Genotypes: What are They, Why are They Important, and Where Exactly is Local?

Date: Tuesday, Nov 8, 2022

Time: 7:00 pm

Where: Olander Park, 6930 W. Sylvania, Sylvania, OH — Nederhouser Community Hall

Speaker: Dr. Helen Michaels, Professor Emerita of Biological Sciences, Bowling Green State University

We all know that native plants are beneficial, and often hear that we should only use local genotypes. But what does this really mean? Dr. Michaels will lead us in an exploration of these questions.

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You can find more information about programs in our chapter newsletter and on our Facebook page.

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