Upcoming Events

Our events schedule for 2019 features walks, paddles, mushroom hunting, and several interesting new programs this year.  Contact us at 419-833-1025 to register for your favorite events, and we'll give you all the details.

Movie Screening and Panel Discussion

September 19, 2019 at 6:00 PM, Maumee Indoor Theatre

Join us for a free showing of the high-acclaimed and inspirational movie The Biggest Little Farm, followed by a panel discussion among local entrepreneurs. The discussion will focus on the role of sustainable agriculture in our local food economy, as well as our ecosystem. There will also be several farms on hand to explain their operations and offer CSA sign-ups.

Great Black Swamp Photo Exhibit

Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio
Through summer

Our Great Black Swamp Photo Exhibit has moved west, to the museum on the grounds of Sauder Village, Archbold, where it will be on display during village hours through most of this summer. It's positioned near a section of the museum dedicated to the history, inhabitants and farmers of the Historic Great Black Swamp.

Summer Paddles

July 13 & 20, 8:30 & 10:30 a.m.
Farmers' Market, downtown Toledo
Put in at the Market for a paddle along Swan Creek to the Maumee downtown. Two paddles each day.

Story Trail - Sugar Ridge Prairie

Sugar Ridge Prairie, Pemberville
July 8 week, daily
Sept. 10 - 27, daily

Along with Pemberville Library, we're introducing the book "Mousetronaut," by Mark Kelly, as we kick off the 2019 Story Trail season. 

In September, we'll feature the book "A Nest is Noisy," by Dianna Hutts Aston

Story Trail - 577 Foundation

577 Foundation, Perrysburg
July 1 through Sept. 10, daily

The schedule for this year's Story Trail includes:
July 1 - 22: A Nest Is Noisy
July 22 - August 15: Over & Under the Pond, by Kate Messner
August 15 - September 10: Flowers are Calling, by Rita Gray

Story Trail - Creek Bend Park, Lindsey

Creek Bend Park, Lindsey
Sandusky County Park District
July 8 through August 12, daily

The schedule for this year's Story Trail includes:
July 8 - 22: Over & Under
the Pond
July 22 - August 12: Flowers
are Calling

Story Trail - Wintergarden Woods

Wintergarden Woods,
Bowling Green City Parks
July 1 through Sept. 15, daily

The schedule for this year's Story Trail includes:

July 1 - 14: Flowers are Calling
July 22 - August 13: A Nest is Noisy
August 16 - September 15: Over & Under the Pond

Story Trail - Sawyer Quarry

Sawyer Quarry, Perrysburg
Wood County Park District
August 13 through Sept 27

The schedule for this year's Story Trail includes:

August 13 - Sept 9: A Nest
is Noisy
Sept 11 - 27: Flowers are Calling

Herb Walk

Sugar Ridge Prairie, Pemberville
July 10, 6:00 p.m.

Our Farmland Associate Sarah Williams will lead our group through the Sugar Ridge prairie with an eye towards locating herbs. Participants will also have an opportunity to learn about our newest Food & Farm Initiative effort, the Herbaceous Ltd. herb farm on the Conservancy property.

Fremont River Walk

River Cliff Park, Fremont
July 23, 6:00 p.m.

Explore this new 80-acre Sandusky County Park along the Sandusky River adjacent to Blue Banks. We'll show you the progress on the restoration of this property, and what's in store for the future.

Summer Photo Walk

Sugar Ridge Prairie, Pemberville
August 14, 6:00 p.m.

Our Conservation Associate Elisabeth Anderson will lead this photo walk at the height of wildflower season in the prairie.  See what kind of beautiful photos you'll be able to make, and take some milkweed seeds home with you.

Typography is the art and technique

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable and appealing when displayed. The arrangement of type involves selecting typefaces, point size, line length, line-spacing (leading), letter-spacing (tracking), and adjusting the space within letters pairs (kerning).