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BCWA provides opportunities to learn, volunteer and have fun with us! From educational hikes, to ridding our wetlands of invasive species, we celebrate our wetlands in many ways…JOIN US!

Event Listing

Cover Mapping at Beaver Creek Wildlife Area

Help Deb McKee map a new site in the Beaver Creek Wetlands. If you have not attended a training, no problem! Come to help and learn. Friday, September  22 Location: Beaver Creek Wildlife Area Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm Activity: Cover Mapping Parking: Street Parking. Meet in the Nathanial Grove Housing Development 2427 Hawes Dr. Beavercreek Township, OH 45434 […]

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Help Trim Trails at J.A.B.R

Sunday, September 24 Location: James P. Amon Biodiversity Reserve Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm Activity: Trimming along the trails (Get a peek at the new boardwalk, too!) Parking: Amon Reserve end of Deercreek Drive. The gate will be open, park in the grass. Tools: If you have a string trimmer, please bring it! All field volunteers must sign […]

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Spotted Turtle Trail Phase 2 Tour

Join Ken Moran, the Spotted Turtle Trail project manager, for this first tour through phase 2. Learn about the behind-the-scenes work that went into phase 2. Bring in the autumn days while traveling on a new meandering boardwalk in this pristine wetland. This is a free event, but SIGN UP HERE

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Discovering Allies in Nature

Discovering Allies in Nature: Learn to ID beneficial plants and discover their many uses! Join us for a walk around Pearl’s Fen to learn how to identify various species present that can be used for food, fiber, fun or medicine with local foraging expert, Joey Peterson. This is a free event. Please register at the […]

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BCWA Booth at Outdoor Experience

Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8 Location: Eastwood MetroPark, 1385 Harshman Road Time: See available shifts at the registration link below Activity: Outdoor Experience Volunteer Booth Parking: Parking and booth location will be sent to volunteers prior to the event Notes: We need enthusiastic people who can advocate for BCWA at the Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience event. SIGN UP HERE to volunteer! Learn […]

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Ohio Master Gardener Conference Volunteer Booth

Thursday through Saturday, October 12 – 14 Location: Holiday Inn 2800 Presidential Dr, Fairborn, OH 45324 Time: See available shifts at the registration link below Activity: Ohio Master Gardener Conference Volunteer Booth Parking: Booth location will be sent to volunteers prior to the event Notes: We need enthusiastic people who can advocate for BCWA! SIGN UP HERE to […]

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October Future Spotted Turtle Trail Walk (What’s in store for phase 3?)

Join Ken Moran, project manager for the Spotted Turtle Trail Project, on a tour of what will be phase 3 of the trail project. See the progress at Amon Reserve since the July “Future Spotted Turtle Trail Walk” and learn what is still come come to create an even more interactive experience in this beautiful […]

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Morning Crew 8:30 am -12:30 pm. Afternoon Crew 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm Spend a few hours giving back to nature at our Honeysuckle-Palooza and help remove invasive vegetation from The Spotted Turtle Trail! Be part of this Honeysuckle-Palooza and help remove honeysuckle, autumn olive & Callery pear from the Spotted Turtle Trail and the Beaver […]

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Spotted Turtle Trail Pancake Hike

Discover the beautiful Beaver Creek Wetlands with a hike on the Spotted Turtle Trail. Explore the Dayton area’s newest hiking trail that winds through prairies, savannahs, and woodlands along the scenic Beaver Creek. Rise above the wetlands on a mile-long, newly built, boardwalk. Hike at your own pace on one of the three, self-guided, marked, […]

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