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Field Exploration: Little Beaver Creek

August 12, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us as we get our feet wet and explore Little Beaver Creek. Our leaders for this excursion are experts in their fields and will guide us as we survey the riverine habitat of a property recently protected by the Land Conservancy. Hellbender, Spring Salamander, Variegate Darter and many interesting ferns have been found on this natural area.

NOTE: This trip will be strenuous. Participants should plan to get their feet wet as we wade and investigate this site.

Event details:
Friday, August 12 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Leaders: Judy Semroc, Field Biologist, Greg Lipps, Herpetologist, and Brian Zimmerman, Ichthyologist
Fee: $20/person
Limit: 10 people
Location: Directions will be sent to registrants. Our assembly location is in East Liverpool, OH.

About our Field Trip Leaders
Judy Semroc is a regional field biologist and naturalist. She has co-authored two natural history guides, Dragonflies & Damselflies of Northeast Ohio and Goldenrods of Northeast Ohio. Judy is the founder of Chrysalis in Time‚ the first Ohio chapter of the North American Butterfly Association (NABA), and serves on the board of the Ohio Bluebird Society & Ohio Ornithological Society’s Conservation Committee.

Greg Lipps is the Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Coordinator through Ohio State University’s Ohio Biodiversity Conservation Partnership with the Ohio Division of Wildlife. Current projects include: implementing the Ohio Conservation Plan for the Eastern Hellbender; surveying, monitoring, and identifying conservation opportunities for the Eastern Massasauga; and, developing conservation plans for Ohio species of conservation concern.

Brian Zimmerman is a research associate at the Ohio State University School of Environment and Natural Resources. Brian has a B.S. in Water Resources and Environmental Biology from The Ohio State University with a focus on ecology and identification of non-game fish. He loves to introduce people to the diversity of Ohio’s native fish species. In 2019, he and Dan Rice co-authored A Naturalist’s Guide to the Fishes of Ohio.

Advanced registration is required.

Register here:

PLEASE NOTE: You may be photographed or recorded by the Western Reserve Land Conservancy during this event. Your image or words may be used in materials prepared by or for the Land Conservancy, including marketing related materials.

Organizer: Renee Boronka, rboronka@wrlandconservancy.org, 216-533-8761


August 12, 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Renee Boronka