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Wildflower Season is coming to a Close

Iris cristata
With the sudden rise in temperatures and mostly dry conditions in the last ten days, the spring wildflower season sped up and it won’t be long for the season to be over throughout Ohio...

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Tax Donations Fund Preservation of Ohio’s State Nature Preserves

Posted on 1/21/2016 by State Nature Preserves

John Muir wrote in his 1912 work The Yosemite, "Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike." I regard Ohio's dedicated nature preserves as filling the role of the very places to which Muir refers. And it is my great pleasure to be, along with you, a steward of these special places.

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Ohio Invasive Plants Council Research Conference

Posted on 1/19/2016 by State Nature Preserves

Preventing, Understanding, and Combating Plant Invasions
February 11, 2016
9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center – Columbus, Ohio

Hosted by the Ohio Invasive Plants Council, this conference brings together researchers, students, conservation practitioners, and land owners.

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