Conservation Cohort Nature’s Nursery

Conservation is more effective – and more fun – when it’s a collaborative effort, and we have a wonderful partner in Nature’s Nursery. Dedicated to improving the well-being of Northwest […]

A Turtle Hotspot

In 2019, The Toledo Zoo along with partners at OSU’s Ohio Biodiversity Conservation Partnership, the Ohio Division of Wildlife, Michigan Natural Features Inventory, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, and the […]

A New Preserve on the Maumee River

Conservation is a team sport, and Black Swamp Conservancy often works with partners (park districts, state & federal agencies and other nonprofit organizations) to protect and restore land in northwest Ohio. […]

Restoring Land to Improve Water Quality

Wetlands are some of the most biologically productive habitats on earth. They are also incredibly efficient at removing pollutants from the water. That’s why Black Swamp Conservancy has been working […]

Expanding a Beloved Community Park

Everyone who lives in Bowling Green, Ohio has a park within 1.5 miles of their home. It’s a point of pride for the city, especially for the Parks and Recreation […]

Pat and Clint’s Prairie

In 2015, the Conservancy small farmhouse in rural Wood County and established a permanent office space. That moved our daily operations closer to our work. The office abuts Bell Woods, […]

Paulding County Floodplain Restoration Complete

A one-mile stretch of the Maumee River has been transformed from a frequently flooded farm field back to a functioning streamside forest by the Black Swamp Conservancy. The Paulding County […]

A New Preserve

Black Swamp Conservancy recently finalized the purchase of a new 140-acre nature preserve in Williams County. The St. Joseph’s Confluence Preserve takes its name from the east and west branches […]

No Slowing Down in Sight

With your help, Black Swamp Conservancy is making a difference in northwest Ohio. In 2019, the Conservancy completed thirteen new conservation projects, protecting another 1,840 acres of land in our community – forever.