Calendar of Events

TLT Volunteer Training
Sep
9
10:30am10:30am

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
5:00pm 5:00pm

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
10:30am10:30am

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
2:00pm 2:00pm

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
2:00pm 2:00pm

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
1:00pm 1:00pm

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
1:00pm 1:00pm

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
2:00pm 2:00pm

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
1:00pm 1:00pm

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
1:00pm 1:00pm

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
10:00am10:00am

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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Gardening at the Land Trust
Sep
2
10:00am10:00am

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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Volunteer Orientation
Aug
27
10:00am10:00am

Volunteer Orientation

Do you value preserving our land and water resources for future generations?

 Do you want to help, but wonder what you can do?

The Tecumseh Land Trust not only welcomes volunteers, but also has a variety of ways you can get involved to make a difference in the environmental, agricultural, and economic health of your community.

Our primary purpose is to work with land owners to preserve their unique properties through conservation easements. An easement permanently restricts future residential or commercial development of the land.

 Volunteers are vital to this work. Projects for volunteers include, but are by no means limited to: farm and nature tours, writing and taping stories, social media support, fundraising activities, local foods support, presentations and displays, outdoor work crews, office help, kids activities, and information collection. TLT likes to build on the interests and skills of its volunteers whenever possible, and welcomes your fresh ideas.

 Learn more about TLT’s work and how you can get involved at a volunteer orientation session on Saturday, August 27, from 10 a.m. to noon. It’s a great time to join the TLT volunteer team! Please register, so we have enough printed materials and refreshments, by calling 937-767-9490 or e-mailing krista@tecumsehlandtrust.org (subject: volunteering). The training will be at our offices on Whitehall Farm, at 4633 US Route 68, 45387.

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