20 Years of
Conservation in Central & Southern Ohio
20 Years of Conservation in Central & Southern Ohio
Our Conservation Achievement
Early Spring Wildflower and Trout Lily Hike at Lamb Preserve on Big Darby Creek
Springtime is upon us again at last. Join us for an early spring hike on AOA’s beautiful Lamb Preserve along Big Darby Creek. The last few years we have celebrated …
Early Spring Wildflower and Trout Lily Hike at Lamb Preserve on Big Darby Creek Read More »Find out more »
Early Spring Wildflower Hike at Gunning Preserve on Big Darby
Springtime is upon us again at last. Join us for an early spring hike on AOA’s beautiful Gunning Preserve along Big Darby Creek. We will wander along the stream tributary and …
Early Spring Wildflower Hike at Gunning Preserve on Big Darby Read More »Find out more »
Ephemeral Wildflower Walk at AOA’s New Menchhoffer Preserve
Come join us at one of AOA’s newest preserves for a spring wildflower walk. This 86-acre preserve in Hocking County contains some outstanding rock formations and several waterfalls.Find out more »
Volunteer Work Day at Bonnoront Preserve
Come out and spend the day with us at one of AOA’s most scenic Hocking Hills preserves! This site is especially important to protect, given its numerous spring wildflowers and …
Volunteer Work Day at Bonnoront Preserve Read More »Find out more »
AOA News and Conservation Victories
Thanks to your support 2022 was another incredible year for AOA’s land and water conservation efforts. AOA is celebrating 20 years of conservation achievement and 15,000 acres conserved! Highlights of 2022 include:
- A new 337-acre Genevieve Jones Preserve Was Created
- Sale of 25 acres to Pickaway County Park District for future nature center on Genevieve Jones Preserve.
- Our Scioto River Flyway corridor projects reached 3,700 conserved acres
- A Cedar Run Watershed Initiative was launched with 3 properties conserved.
- Two properties and 210 acres were added to Bison Hollow Preserve
- A new property was added to our Salf Creek Narrows Preserve.
- Extensive stewardship and restoration activities were carried out on AOA preserves
- Over $9 million in funding was procured for new conservation properties and restoration
- To receive a printed copy of our 2022 Year in Review please contact AOA using the contact form.