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It’s the Beginning of Trillium Season for Most of Ohio

Trillium flexipes
We had one of the longest blooming periods in recent history for snow trillium, which began to bloom in mid-February and lasted until about the middle of April in parts of Ohio...


“Gone Batty” at Boch Hollow State Nature Preserve

Posted on 8/4/2014 by State Nature Preserves

Visitors of all ages are invited to visit Boch Hollow State Nature Preserve this Friday, August 8 for a “Gone Batty” nighttime nature program at 8 p.m. Participants will learn about the mythology and truth of these often misunderstood nocturnal creatures, as well as learn how to “listen” for their unique nighttime sounds.

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Explore Nature with a Field Botanist Part 2

Posted on 6/27/2014 by State Nature Preserves

Hello again, everyone! I hope you enjoyed my first installment from a couple weeks ago and it left you looking forward to more upcoming posts. If you missed it, my name is Andrew Gibson and I work as a field botanist for the Division of Natural Areas & Preserves and I’ll be here throughout the summer to vicariously take you into the field with me through these blog posts. Everything you’ll see here is something I’ve encountered while out in the field in our great state of Ohio.

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