EVENTS, PROGRAMS, HIKES, VOLUNTEERING, & MORE

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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

Build Boardwalk at CarolLee Reserve

Wednesday, Friday, May 29, 31 (MWF will likely be the schedule for the month.) Location: CarolLee Reserve (formerly Hunter’s Pointe) Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm Activity: Building boardwalks Parking: Enter at Backridge Court and head north along the buried pipeline. You will see worksite, vehicles, and building materials. Alternatively, you may park on Pacer Trail and hike in on the walkway between 2052 and 2056 Pacer Trail. Walk […]

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Habitat Help at Koogler Wetland/Prairie Reserve

Thursday, May 30 (TTh will likely be the schedule for continued clearing and planting.) Location: Koogler Wetland/Prairie Reserve Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm Activity: Continue removing cattails from planting area – cutting and collecting or using herbicide Parking: Koogler Reserve lot Tools: Waterproof boots and long sleeves recommended Notes: If time allows, we might also work to remove cut cattails […]

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Incredible Water – June

Join BCWA volunteer, Kevin Riley, to enjoy a hike through the beautiful Beaver Creek Wetlands. Discussions will focus on the role of wetlands, amazing properties of water, Ohio State University in Dayton, OH (and other stories from history), the existential threat posed by water, and water’s role in determining the future of the universe. This […]

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Native Plants: Nurturing Nature and Our Community

Mark your calendars for BCWA’s Native Plant Sale and FREE Speaker Series at Coy Middle School from 10am-2pm on Saturday June 8th!  Shop our vendors and learn about native plant topics from subject matter experts.  All vendors will be outdoors in the school’s courtyard. The speakers will present indoors in an auditorium accessible through double […]

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Be a Pollinator Expo Booth Volunteer!

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Location: Wright Brothers Memorial, Dayton, OH CLICK HERE for information about volunteering at a BCWA booth. 2 shifts available. For more information and to sign up for a shift: SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER HERE We need enthusiastic people who love BCWA to volunteer at our booth at the Pollinator Expo. Volunteers will […]

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