Field Exploration: Maple Syrup

Hosts: The Belew Family: Bill & Dee and Billy & Amy, Owners of Messenger Century Farm Join us at Messenger Century Farm for a sugary sweet Sunday afternoon. Ever wonder how the sap from maple trees turns into liquid gold? We’ll learn all about the maple syrup process. Plan for a 1-mile round trip walk […]

Inviting Biodiversity into Our Gardens and Beyond: Session 3

Western Reserve Land Conservancy, The Cleveland Pollinator and Native Plant Symposium and Nature Spark are pleased to announce the return of their collaborative series, Inviting Biodiversity into Our Gardens and Beyond. The symposium features nationally and regionally renowned experts to help viewers create vibrant, ecologically resilient gardens and greenspaces that benefit pollinators and wildlife. Inviting […]

Zoom into Nature: Camouflage and Mimicry

Tuesday, March 19 from 6:30 to 8 pm ET Presenter: Judy Semroc, Naturalist & Field Biologist FREE Join us virtually for the presentation Hiding in Plain Sight:  Amazing Camouflage, Mimicry & Evasion in Nature with Judy Semroc. This program will present and discuss examples of how animals and plants mislead and deceive in order to […]

Vibrant Places: Waterfowl at Grand Valley Ranch

Friday, March 22 at 8:30 am to 10:30 am Leaders: Members of the Greater Cleveland Audubon Society and Renee Boronka, Manager of Education at the Land Conservancy Some say the American Robin is the harbinger of spring, but the swans, ducks, geese, and shorebirds might disagree. The Land Conservancy has partnered with Greater Cleveland Audubon […]

Amphibian Exploration at Oberlin Preserve

Leaders: Judy Semroc, Field Biologist & Naturalist, Ray Stewart, Biologist, and Kate Pilacky, Land Steward at the Land Conservancy Join us as we visit the  spring ponds of our Oberlin Preserve. These pools fill with water each spring and typically dry out by summer. They are very important in the life cycle of many animals. […]

Eclipse Celebration at Blue Heron Preserve

Event Details: Monday, April 8 from 1:30 to 4:30 PM Blue Heron Preserve Leader: Judy Semroc, Naturalist & Field Biologist and Staff of Western Reserve Land Conservancy The last time a total solar eclipse darkened the skies in Ohio was in 1806 and it won't happen again in Cleveland until 2444. Join us at our […]


A World of Discovery: How Science and Heart Can Make You a More Ecological Gardener

A virtual book event with author Nancy Lawson Tuesday, April 30, 2024 6:30 – 8:00 PM Eastern Time FREE The Land Conservancy is pleased to collaborate with the Cleveland Pollinator & Native Plant Symposium and Nature Spark, to bring you a virtual program with author Nancy Lawson. Nancy will present on her latest publication, Wildscape: […]