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What is a Sedge?

Posted on 6/22/2015 by State Nature Preserves

Sedges. The mere mention of these grass-like plants can make even the most enthusiastic of plant lovers furrow their brow. That comes as little surprise due to the complexity and excruciating similarities this unique family is known for. But have no fear! This post is designed to open your eyes to the beauty and aesthetic details of this often shunned group.

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Breeding Bird Survey at Howard Collier State Nature Preserve on June 13

Posted on 6/8/2015 by State Nature Preserves

Contribute to Ohio’s Natural Heritage Database by joining local bird-watching experts as they identify and document breeding birds, while enjoying the magnificent splendor of a riparian woodland on Saturday, June 13 beginning at 8 a.m. at Howard Collier State Nature Preserve in Seneca County.

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Glacial Influence Explored at Stage’s Pond State Nature Preserve on June 13

Posted on 6/5/2015 by State Nature Preserves

Explore local landscapes shaped by Ohio’s glacial past at Stage’s Pond State Nature Preserve. Hosted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, a free naturalist-led hike will introduce visitors to various landscapes on Saturday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to noon.

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