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June 4th, 2022 will be the Buckeye Trail Association’s third annual Biggest Day Hike, hosted on National Trails Day. National Trails Day, which occurs on the first Saturday of June each year, recognizes federal, state and local trails that provide recreation and access to nature. The Buckeye Trail Association is encouraging everyone around Ohio to… Read More
Knock Knock, hoo’s there? Join Rural Action for the Sunday Creek Owl Prowl. Have you ever heard an owl’s call but never seen one? Wondered how an owl pinpoints a tiny shrew on the forest floor? Join Rural Action at the 2020 Sunday Creek Owl Prowl taking place on Wednesday, February 19th at 6:00 pm… Read More
Since 2015, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has killed more than 2,400 Barred Owls in a controversial experiment to stop the Spotted Owls rapid decline. The agency says it’s too early to know if it’s working, but critics say it’s wrong to kill one species to save another, even a threatened one. Watch: What… Read More
In a controversial experiment, the U.S. government is killing one owl species to try to save another. The northern spotted owl population has been on the decline in the Pacific Northwest from logging across Washington, Oregon and California. After it was listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in 1990, logging was halted on… Read More
Come on out to Little Fish to enjoy an afternoon benefiting the Athens Conservancy! We will have information about our newest preserves, demos, music, and children’s activities. For each beverage purchased, Little Fish kindly donates $1 to the Athens Conservancy.
In case you hadn’t heard, in May 2019 we launched a Morsbag ‘Pod’ at Athens Makerspace. What is a Morsbag, you ask? An international movement known as Morsbags has formed ‘pods’ of sewists all over the world who meet up to sociably upcycle fabrics into reusable bags that are then given away for FREE! At… Read More
The MOV’n Dragons are inviting the public to experience the Muskingum River in a Dragon Boat. Learn about the River, its environs, and the important role it has played in Ohio history. Learn about the history of Dragon Boating and try out paddling. Join us for a great time on a great river with great… Read More
Fungi, Lichens and more… Explore the forest in search of fungi, lichens and other organisms that are present in the fall. Learn about the ecology and function of these often overlooked organisms.
Algeria’s mass expulsions at its southern border have picked up since the European Union renewed pressure on North African countries to deal with migrants before they even make it to Europe via the Mediterranean Sea. In the past 14 months 13,000 migrants have been “dropped off” in the Sahara Desert. The International Organization for Migration has… Read More