Upcoming Event

Spring Cleaning in the Wetlands! Take 1

25 Mar 2023

09:00 am

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Location: Little Beaver Creek Prairie 

  • Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Activity: Spring Cleaning in the Wetlands and Removing Previously Cut Cattail Stalks
  • Parking: SEE MAP BELOW Dayton Islamic School, 3662 E Patterson Road, Beavercreek
  • Tools: Gloves, buckets and pickers – We have plenty of extra supplies if you need to borrow some – Waterproof boots for cattail removal
  • Details: Safely vests are required to work on the embankment near 35. We have a vest for you to borrow. Those who will be removing cattails will need high, waterproof boots. Early spring is the best time to clean up trash that accumulated during winter. It’s easier to find before the plants’ foliage begins to sprout.
  • All field volunteers must sign the BCWA liability waiver. If you have not signed it for 2023, please Submit Yours Online.
  • Upon arrival to a volunteer event, please submit your volunteer hours by scanning the QR Code provided by the crew leader. You may also Click Here to Submit Hours.
  • Water bottle
  • Mask
  • Tools – BCWA has some if you do not
  • Long sleeves and long pants
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Work and/or Rubber boots
  • Hat
  • Gloves

CANCELLATION POLICY – Assume any outdoor activity is cancelled during a thunderstorm or heavy rain.

Next Events

Cutting and Treating Invasives at JABR

21 Mar 2023

Tuesday March 21, 2023 Location: James P. Amon Biodiversity Reserve Time:.

Skunk Cabbage & Snow Trillium Hunt

23 Mar 2023

Join Dave Nolin for our first spring outing at Pearl’s.

Sunday Volunteer Crew

26 Mar 2023

Sunday, March 26, 2023 Location: Koogler Wetland/Prairie Reserve Time: 1:00pm –.

Spring Cleaning in the Wetlands! Take 2

1 Apr 2023

Saturday, April, 1, 2023 Location: Hagenbuch Reserve Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm.

Knollwood Garden Party: Food Booth

15 Apr 2023

Saturday, April 15 Location: Knollwood Garden Center Time: Two Shifts.

Earth Day Cleanup 2023

21 Apr 2023

Cleanup for Earth Day! BCWA is joining forces with the.

Wetland Walk & Talk

27 Apr 2023

Enjoy learning about Pearl’s Fen with Lois Gschwender. Take a.

Vernal Pool Investigation

28 Apr 2023

Join hike leader Sarah Potter to investigate vernal pools at.

Wetland Reptiles and Amphibians

12 May 2023

Join Sarah Potter at Koogler Wetland/Prairie Reserve to search for.

35th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Meeting

13 May 2023

Visit our 35th Anniversary Page for details and to reserve.