Calendar of Events

Giving Tuesday
Nov
28
9:00 AM09:00

Giving Tuesday

The Yellow Springs Community Foundation will provide a matching donation for all new members who join on Giving Tuesday. We welcome all donations from new or current members. So many good things happening around here from the Jacoby Creek Project to 30 farmland projects in the works. We are busy and that is great! You make land preservation possible through your donations.

Thanks.

The Yellow Springs Community Foundation is hosting a Giving Tuesday website for Yellow Springs Non-profits.  It will be much easier to use than last year's site. The improved site has eliminated the hassle to giving to several non-profits.

http://ysgivingtuesday.com/2017-donation-form/

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Holiday Gift Shop
Dec
1
10:30 AM10:30

Holiday Gift Shop

Enjoy a warm drink and a cookie while you visit with us at our office. We will have T-shirts, TLT sporty ball caps, notecards and other stocking-stuffers available for purchase.

Call the us if you have questions--937-767-9490.

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Hometown Habitat Movie Screening
Dec
3
4:00 PM16:00

Hometown Habitat Movie Screening

Along with the everyday habitat heroes, Catherine Zimmerman and crew introduce us to ecologists, entomologists, and other experts who share the science behind today's "native-plants-know-best" enthusiasts. TLT is happy to sponsor this event. Please purchase your tickets in advance at the Little Art Theater Box Office or https://www.littleart.com/order-tickets-online/ for only $5.

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Holiday Gift Shop
Dec
8
10:30 AM10:30

Holiday Gift Shop

Enjoy a warm drink and a cookie while you visit with us at our office. We will have T-shirts, TLT sporty ball caps, notecards and other stocking-stuffers available for purchase.

Call the office if you have questions--937-767-9490.

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Holiday Gift Shop
Dec
15
10:30 AM10:30

Holiday Gift Shop

Enjoy a warm drink and a cookie while you visit with us at our office. We will have T-shirts, TLT sporty ball caps, notecards and other stocking-stuffers available for purchase.

Call the office if you have questions--937-767-9490.

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TLT Volunteer Training
Sep
9
10:30 AM10:30

TLT Volunteer Training

Our volunteers make so many things possible--from writing our newsletter, clearing out invasive plants, staffing the Sugar Shack Tour, putting together our auction, and advocating for water and land conservation throughout the area!

Our biggest volunteer need for the year is helping host visitors during sunflower season here on Whitehall farm. 

Refreshments will be provided! If you are interested, email us at sunflower@tecumsehlandtrust.org or call us at 767-9490. 

The office is located at: 4633 US-68, Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387

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9th Annual Midwest Native Plant Conference
Jul
28
to Jul 30

9th Annual Midwest Native Plant Conference

The 9th Annual Midwest Native Plant Conference will be held once again at Bergamo Center located on the beautiful grounds of the 100 acre Mount Saint John Preserve in Dayton, Ohio. The conference features keynote presenters from around the country, informative workshops, breakout sessions, and morning and evening field trips on Friday and Saturday. Sunday offers expert led field trips to some interesting natural areas rich in native plants and diversity. This year our keynote speakers are: Claudia West, David Brandenburg, Sigrid Neilsen, Brian Riley, Mary Gardiner, and Denise Ellsworth.

For more information, go to: http://midwestnativeplants.org/annual-conference/

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Pollinator Art Show Reception
Jul
16
5:00 PM17:00

Pollinator Art Show Reception

Location: The Winds Cafe, 215 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs, OH 45387

Pollinators are vital to our environment and are a source of artistic inspiration. Join us for the opening of the show featuring the work of several local artists. The show runs from July 3rd through September 3rd.

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TLT Volunteer Training
Jun
17
10:30 AM10:30

TLT Volunteer Training

Our volunteers make so many things possible--from writing our newsletter, clearing out invasive plants, staffing the Sugar Shack Tour, putting together our auction, and advocating for water and land conservation throughout the area!

Our biggest volunteer need for the year is helping host visitors during sunflower season here on Whitehall farm. 

Refreshments will be provided! If you are interested, email us at sunflower@tecumsehlandtrust.org or call us at 767-9490. 

The office is located at: 4633 US-68, Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387

 

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Tecumseh Land Trust Annual Meeting & Jacoby Creek Walk
Jun
3
2:00 PM14:00

Tecumseh Land Trust Annual Meeting & Jacoby Creek Walk

Come see the farm and creek that you helped to save. Community Solutions has kindly offered to host our Annual Meeting at their newly purchased farm, which contains the Jacoby Creek. The Nature Conservancy is partnering with Community Solutions to protect and restore the creek. Join us on a hike and learn how this will happen. This is a great opportunity for our members, friends and donors to see a collabrative effort in land preservation. Refreshments will be provided. Bring the whole family!

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Sugar Shack Tour
Mar
5
2:00 PM14:00

Sugar Shack Tour

Take a tour of Flying Mouse Farms and learn how maple syrup is made! Visit the sugar house, tour the farm, and enjoy family-friendly music with Aidan Soguero.

Parking is available at the TLT office on Whitehall Farm, 4633 US 68 N. Limited parking is available at the farm for those needing assistance, 100 E. Fairfield Pike. Or consider biking or walking to the farm.

This event is rain or shine, but actual syrup making is weather dependent. Please dress appropriately for the weather/muddy conditions.

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The Mighty BlueBird Walk-In Sessions
Feb
25
1:00 PM13:00

The Mighty BlueBird Walk-In Sessions

Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist and representative for the Ohio Bluebird Society, Bethany Gray, will be hosting hourly (1pm, 2pm, and 3pm) fireside sessions to answer questions as we prepare for Bluebird nesting season. Take home helpful materials to help you attract bluebirds and other cavity-nesting birds to your property while learning ways to support bluebirds throughout the area. Nest boxes, poles, and baffles will be available for purchase. The event is free, donations appreciated. Trailside Museum, Glen Helen. 

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The Mighty Bluebird Walk-In Sessions
Feb
18
1:00 PM13:00

The Mighty Bluebird Walk-In Sessions

Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist and representative for the Ohio Bluebird Society, Bethany Gray, will be hosting hourly (1pm, 2pm, and 3pm) fireside sessions to answer questions as we prepare for Bluebird nesting season. Take home helpful materials to help you attract bluebirds and other cavity-nesting birds to your property while learning ways to support bluebirds throughout the area. Nest boxes, poles, and baffles will be available for purchase. The event is free, donations appreciated. Trailside Museum, Glen Helen. 

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Bluebird Workshop
Jan
29
2:00 PM14:00

Bluebird Workshop

"Bringing Back the Bluebirds: An Ohio natural history and conservation workshop" 
Presented by Bethany Gray, Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) and Tecumseh Land Trust Education Committee member


Learn about the plight of Eastern Bluebirds and other cavity-nesting birds in Ohio and how you can help them as they face loss of nesting habitat, harsh winters, pesticides, and competition from non-native species. Learn how to properly install and monitor a nest box, share data and cultivate plants that help bluebirds. Explore options for participating in bird counts and helping scientists. 

Workshop is free but RSVP required so we have adequate handouts.  A limited number of nest boxes with accompanying poles & baffles will be available for purchase, at cost, for $35. 

Sunday, January 29, Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3530 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek. 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. (Co-hosted by Beaver Creek Wetlands Association and Ohio Bluebird Society). RSVP to Debbie Karr/Office at (937) 320-9042 by Jan. 25.

 

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Bluebird Workshop
Jan
28
1:00 PM13:00

Bluebird Workshop

"Bringing Back the Bluebirds: An Ohio natural history and conservation workshop" 
Presented by Bethany Gray, Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) and Tecumseh Land Trust Education Committee member


Learn about the plight of Eastern Bluebirds and other cavity-nesting birds in Ohio and how you can help them as they face loss of nesting habitat, harsh winters, pesticides, and competition from non-native species. Learn how to properly install and monitor a nest box, share data and cultivate plants that help bluebirds. Explore options for participating in bird counts and helping scientists. 

Workshop is free but RSVP required so we have adequate handouts.  A limited number of nest boxes with accompanying poles & baffles will be available for purchase, at cost, for $35. 

Saturday, January 28, Clark County Heritage Center, 117 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield. 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (Co-hosted by Tecumseh Land Trust, Clark County Historical Society and Ohio Bluebird Society). RSVP to Ardath Dellapina or Anna Roberts at The Heritage Center at 937-324-0657 by Jan. 25. 

 

 

 

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Craft Day
Dec
6
1:00 PM13:00

Craft Day

Join us at TLT for a fun afternoon of crafting! We will be making cinnamon ornaments, smudge sticks, sewing kitchen towels and napkins, and so forth. You are welcome to bring your own crafting supplies/ideas! These crafts will be sold at the Alternative Gift Fair on Dec. 10th.

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Gardening at the Land Trust
Oct
7
10:00 AM10:00

Gardening at the Land Trust

You're invited to join us for a monthly morning of gardening at our new office on Whitehall farm. We are located at the former caretaker's house down the lane off Rt 68. Planting, weeding, and general maintenance will be overseen by expert gardeners from 10am to noon on the first Friday of each month, May through October. There is no cost. Dress for dirt!

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