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A New Community Resource, Opening Soon

There are few opportunities in northwest Ohio to try your hand at rock climbing…now you have another chance to learn with the opening of the Sawyer Quarry Nature Preserve. The […]

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Conservancy Receives Excellence Award

Black Swamp Conservancy, northwest Ohio’s land conservation organization, has been awarded the 2015 Northwest Ohio Nonprofit Excellence Award. The award recognizes a local nonprofit organization for overall excellence. Finalists are […]

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Storywalk! Wednesdays in October at the Conservancy Homestead

The Pemberville Public Library in partnership with the Black Swamp Conservancy will be presenting a Storywalk on the Prairie trail at the Black Swamp Conservancy Homestead every Wednesday in October. […]

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Enjoy a Stroll Through Wildflowers in Full Bloom

Visitors always ask us about the beautiful prairie next door the Conservancy’s office. This restoration site is privatley owned and generally not open to the public, until now… Enjoy a […]

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Healthier Streams, Cleaner Water

Clean water is an issue that affects us all. We are  excited to be taking the important first step of monitoring the water quality at our Forrest Woods Nature Preserve. […]

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Tips for Taking Great Nature Photos

Black Swamp Conservancy is pleased to present a nature photography workshop by noted photographer, George Sydlowski. This is a unique opportunity to explore the native prairie next to the Conservancy […]

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Cattle Drive the Conservancy Past 15,000

Just four years ago, we were celebrating 10,000 acres of protected land in northwest Ohio. With your help, we just surpassed the 15,000 acre mark! The newest preserve is a […]

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A Living Piece of Natural History

by Terri Gorney Terri Gorney’s family has lived in this area for generations…well over a hundred years. Now one of our most loyal land stewards, she shares some of the […]

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Students Go Into the Wild to Learn Science

FREMONT – Holding a crawfish pulled from nearby Muskellunge Creek was the highlight of Olivia Thomas’ day on Tuesday. Although pulling water samples, planting a rain garden, viewing tiny organisms […]

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For Love and Money

BOWLING GREEN – Moving people from wanting to see land spared from development to actually donating money to help conserve it requires a skill set that many grassroots land trust […]

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