Sign Up for Interpretive Guide Training Today!

Registration is open for the next course in interpretive guiding, put on by the National Association for Interpretation and Ohio University. The course will be held August 23 – 26 at Wilson Hall on Ohio University’s main campus in Athens. This four-day, 32-hour course gives its students the background, skills and strategies to create memorable…

Tour de Forest Benefit Bike Ride April 21

It’s not too late to register for the Tour de Forest Benefit Bicycle Ride, offering several different routes that take riders through the Little Cities of Black Diamonds Microregion, the small forest-surrounded former coal mining towns of hilly southeast Ohio which offer an incredible amount of history and natural beauty. Registration/waiver form can be found…

Discover Wild Eats! April 7 @ Burr Oak

Now that Spring has finally sprung, many of us in Southern Ohio will begin to plan our upcoming hiking and camping trips, but with some help from some of this region’s environmental education experts, you could turn your next hike into a food foraging expedition. On Saturday, April 7, from 11 am to 2 pm,…

Birds in the Hills April 20-22

Springtime in Ohio’s hill country means sprouting buds and new growth, as creatures emerge from their winter hiding places to enjoy the abundance of Ohio’s trees and undergrowth. Also emerging with spring sprouts will be numerous bird species who call Ohio home. For three days see, hear, and learn about many of Ohio’s native Warblers…

It’s Almost Ramp Season!

As Spring approaches in Southeastern Ohio, some wide, flat leaves will begin to sprout all around this region beneath the canopy of our dense forests: wild ramps. The bright green, onion-like vegetables are the darling of many foodies, but they are also an indigenous superstar of Ohio’s Appalachian region. Strolling through one of the region’s…

Maple Syrup Tapping Taught at Dawes Arboretum Jan. 27

Looking for something to do this winter? Bundle up and come down to the Dawes Arboretum in Newark, Ohio on Saturday, January 27 to learn the entire process of making maple syrup, from tree tapping to cooking and storage procedures. The Tap Your Trees Maple Syrup Workshop will be held in the Visitor’s Center of…

Register for Burr Oak Meet Up: Authentic Products & Businesses

Monday, October 23 • Burr Oak Lodge Register here for the Winding Road All-Sector Meetup on Monday, October 23 at Burr Oak Lodge near Glouster.   Join with fellow entrepreneurs and community builders  working to use Southeast Ohio’s many assets for sustainable business and experiential tourism product development that benefits both residents and visitors alike.  Attendees…

Buckeye Trail Assoc. Annual Trail Run Oct. 7

The Buckeye Trail will hold its third annual Run for the Blue Blazes on Saturday, October 7 at 8:30 a.m., beginning and ending at the Buckeye Trail Office at 127B W. Main Street,  Shawnee. Runners can choose from a 5K, 10K, half marathon or full marathon run. Registration begins the day of the race from…