Upcoming Events

Our events schedule features walks, paddles, mushroom hunting, and several interesting new programs.  Contact us at 419-833-1025 to register for your favorite events, and we'll give you all the details.

Fall Walk

November 24, 2019 | 2 PM | Sawyer Quarry Nature Preserve

Celebrate fall with a walk at Sawyer Quarry Nature Preserve in Perrysburg on Sunday, November 24th at 2:00 pm. 

Farmland Associate Sarah Williams will lead the walk around this refuge, which offers a variety of ecosystems, from oak/hickory and maple/elm forests to the rugged alvar-like quarry bottom. Sarah will share the Preserve’s history as well as other insights about the oak trees and plant life of this unique area.  

To register for this free walk for all ages, please call (419) 833-1025 or email lrodriguez@blackswamp.org.  

#GivingTuesday Reception

December 3, 2019 | 5 PM | Earnest Brewworks

It matters what goes on your plate and in your glass! Join us for a pint and a bite to celebrate Black Swamp Conservancy's work improving our local waterways and supporting sustainable farming. RSVP for this event on Facebook.    

Winter Walk & Campfire

January 11, 2020 | 10 AM | Bell Woods

Our first walk in the woods for 2020 is Saturday, January 11th at 10:00 am with Christina Kuchle of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. We’ll be exploring the winter landscape and wildlife of Bell Woods, which is located at the Black Swamp Conservancy Homestead in Pemberville.

We’ll begin our walk from the Homestead parking lot and return for hot chocolate around the fire pit near the barn. This winter walk will take place on rustic, unimproved paths, so please be prepared for the weather and rough terrain. Boots and layered clothing will be best for this free walk for all ages.

To register, please call (419) 833-1025 or email lrodriguez@blackswamp.org.   

Bluegrass & Green Acres

March 13, 2020 | 6:30 PM | Toledo Edison Steam Plant

Our annual fundraising event will feature rollicking music from Woody Pines (pictured) and heavy hors d’oeuvres from Chef Ian Regent. Proceeds from the fundraiser support the Conservancy’s conservation and restoration work. Watch for more details soon!