Cincinnati Wild Flower Preservation Society
Ohio Native Plant Society, Southwest Ohio Chapter
Updated Saturday Sept 25, 2021 at 9am
Our hikes and lectures are free and open to the public, and all are welcome. (but we depend on our memberships to cover our expenses.)
For descriptions and photos of the our other missed events, scroll down on our Newsletter tab.
What you missed- On Friday September 10, 2021, the Society had its annual photo-sharing program. Flower White and Society President Angela Carter presented a fine show of the flowers seen in their recent travels. The Zoom Program had 9 in attendance.
What you missed- On Saturday September 11, 2021, the Society assisted Preserve Burnet Woods in the ongoing project to remove invasive plants from this Cincinnati City Park. Much accomplished by our group of 8, with fine weather. Next project at Burnet is on Sat Oct 16 at 9am. No experience necessary. More details on our website soon.
--Our next event--
(Sorry, Event is now filled) ** Sunday September 26, 2021 at 10am : Field Trip - Great Outdoor Weekend: Howard Creek Walk at Miami Whitewater Forest, Hamilton Co, OH
As part of the Great Outdoor Weekend, the Society is having a creek walk at Howards Creek in Miami Whitewater Forest, titled “Family Walk up the Howard Creek”. The Great Outdoor Weekend has many great free outside events on both Saturday and Sunday. For our event, group size is limited to 20, and we are hoping to have families with kids come to enjoy this walk. RSVP to Bob Bergstein at 513-477-4438 or Bergstein123@gmail.com who will confirm your place in the group. All events (including ours) are at https://www.greatoutdoorweekend.org/events
On Friday October 8, 2021 at 7:30 pm: the Society presents a Zoom program “Get the Jump on the Jumping Worms!” presented by Dr. Heather Farrington of the Cincinnati Museum Center. Registration info will be posted on our website soon.
October 23, 2021 Saturday Field Trip
Lilley-Dickey Woods, Brown Co, IN
** October 31: Sunday Give Back Day,
Honeysuckle Blitz, Caesar Creek Gorge
November 12, 2021 ,7:30 pm: Friday Program
Zoom Presentation – The Rare Plants of Southern Illinois
November 13, 2021 Saturday: Give Back Day,
Honeysuckle Removal, Hazelwood Preserve
December 12, 2021: Sunday Hike, Zoom Lecture,
**sponsored with other organizations
Paper newsletters and annual schedule will resume as soon as possible, after Covid
All of our events are free and open to the public. Of course if you enjoy our events, as we think you will, it is nice to join to help support the Society. Our hikes and lectures are excellent, in a wonderful casual atmosphere. You will have the opportunity to talk with our speakers after the meetings. Our hike leaders are knowledgeable and will be glad to point out the plants that we are seeing.