October 19 – OHC Annual Dinner

October 19 – OHC Annual Dinner

You are cordially invited to OHC’s Annual Dinner on Friday, October 19, 2018, at 6:30pm at the Ohio County Historical Society in downtown Rising Sun, Indiana. Your $30 admission helps fund conservation in southeast Indiana, and includes: Presentation by conservationist Andy Ertel. Ertel will share about the award-winning and community-wide pollinator efforts happening in Jennings […]

Sept 30 – Scavenger Hunt at Monarch Meadows

Sept 30 – Scavenger Hunt at Monarch Meadows

Join us for a scavenger hunt all about pollinators – the bees, butterflies, and birds that bring beauty (and food!) to our world. Kids, families, and adults alike will have fun with this scavenger hunt. Along the way, you’ll learn about pollinators (birds, bees, butterflies, and others): from what they eat to how they grow and beyond. Bring a phone […]

August 25, 10am – Monarch Walk at Our New Butterfly Preserve

August 25, 10am – Monarch Walk at Our New Butterfly Preserve

Stroll among the butterflies and flowers you helped protect! This preserve is something special (and has a great backstory, too). We’ll hope to catch the butterfly weed in full bloom, but even if we miss the exact window, we should find butterflies of all sorts, and wildflowers. The new grass walking trail will cover gently […]

August – Events around Southeast Indiana

August – Events around Southeast Indiana

Birds of a feather…host events together! We’re collaborating with other nature-focused groups to spread the word: there are all sorts of fun nature events in southeast Indiana. For instance: Aug 17 – Rose Island Guided History Tour – Charlestown State Park Aug 18 – Nighttime Sensory Hike – Clifty Falls State Parkl Aug 18 – Wild Edibles Plant […]

July – Events Across Southeast Indiana

July – Events Across Southeast Indiana

Birds of a feather…host events together! We’re collaborating with other nature-focused groups to spread the word: there are all sorts of fun nature events in southeast Indiana. For instance: July 10 – Darwin’s Finches – with Oxbow, Inc. July 13 – Cemetary Tour – Charlestown State Park July 14 – Pollinator Walk at Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve – […]

July 14, 10am – Pollinator Walk at Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve

July 14, 10am – Pollinator Walk at Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve

We’ve planted 13 acres of native pollinator habitat – that’s wildflowers of all shapes, colors, and sizes. Come see the butterfly habitat in full bloom. The habitat restoration (and new trail!) project was funded by the Dearborn Community Foundation. Their support is making Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve more welcoming and accessible to the public. Come […]

June – Events Across Southeast Indiana

June – Events Across Southeast Indiana

Birds of a feather…host events together! We’re collaborating with other nature-focused groups to spread the word: there are all sorts of fun nature events in southeast Indiana. For instance: June 12 – Early Farmers of the Oxbow – at Oxbow, Inc. June 15 – Up the Trail and Down the Creek – at Versailles State Park June 15 […]

May – Events Across Southeast Indiana

May – Events Across Southeast Indiana

Birds of a feather…host events together! We’re collaborating with other nature-focused groups to spread the word: there are all sorts of fun nature events in southeast Indiana. For instance: May 4 through 6 – Let’s Camp America Weekend – at all Indiana State Parks May 5 – Ramble at Sunman’s Woods – Oak Heritage Conservancy May 5 – […]

May 12 – Bird Craft at Wings Over Muscatatuck

May 12 – Bird Craft at Wings Over Muscatatuck

Fly on over to Wings Over Muscatatuck, the neatest Migratory Bird Festival around. The day is full of family-friendly nature fun, from bird-calling contests to crafts to hikes and more. We’ll be there from 10am-2pm, helping young ones (and the young at heart) learn about how birds make their nests. Kids can make a neat […]

May 5, 10am – Forest & Wildflower “Ramble” at Sunman’s Woods

May 5, 10am – Forest & Wildflower “Ramble” at Sunman’s Woods

Last year, we were honored to take over stewardship of Sunman’s Woods Preserve, a rolling forest east of Batesville. Join us for an informal, relaxed wildflower walk in the woods. There is no trail at this preserve, but we will take our time. Bring your wildflower guide and hiking boots, and be ready for gently […]