A Sense of Pride and Ownership

May 25th, 2017

Volunteering as a family can amplify your positive impact on the environment, in the community and within yourselves. It can also give a family quality time together and the opportunity to make some great memories. The Erb Family have found a way to connect with nature and with each other through time spent learning, playing […]

Reforestation at TWC Headquarters

May 13th, 2017

A few weeks back our conservation staff and some hard-working volunteers planted 4,050 trees on a parcel of land here at our headquarters. The reforestation project will convert this 10 acre parcel from agricultural use to valuable early-succession forest habitat.   The project was made possible through a grant from the Natural Resources Conservation Service.  The […]

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 […]


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