A Bug in Your Ash

April 7th, 2017

Ash trees (Fraxinus spp) are found throughout Ohio and are a co-dominant species in a number of habitat types, from Silver Maple/Ash/Elm swamp forests that are vital to amphibian conservation, to Sugar Maple/White Ash/American Basswood upland forests which provide significant habitats for numerous bird and mammal species.  That means the ash is one of the […]

Native Plants Matter

March 30th, 2017

The wonder of natives In late April (the weekend of the 29th and 30th to be exact), we are holding our annual Native Plant Sale & Gardening Seminars here at TWC.  You might have noticed that native plants have been hitting the news more and more in recent years. Perhaps you’re wondering ‘why all the fuss?’ […]

Lend a Hand – Volunteer for Conservation

March 18th, 2017

The loss of Ohio’s forests over the last two centuries has been well documented, and although there are more forested acres now in the state than at the turn of the 20th century, most of Ohio’s land is still in use for agriculture and urban expansion. As our forested landscapes have become smaller, fragmentation of forest […]

Wetland Wonders

March 10th, 2017

Coming to a vernal pool near you – spring of 2017 is on the way!  As always, it will undoubtedly be beautiful, and for most of us it will be nice to feel warmer days and see the verdant colors! This is usually the time of the year we start mentioning vernal pools, hold up […]

Valuing the Voice of “Silent Spring”

February 28th, 2017

“If, having endured much, we have at last asserted our ‘right to know,’ and if by knowing, we have concluded that we are being asked to take senseless and frightening risks, then…we should look about and see what other course is open to us.” — Rachel Carson, Silent Spring This year marks the 55th anniversary […]


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