The goal of BCWA's Spotted Turtle Newsletter is to educate the reader about wetlands and its habitats. We try to inspire action to help the planet, our wetlands or one's own yard. We list upcoming events and show the progress we make in the wetlands and as an organization.

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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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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