Conservation stories

We celebrate all who support conservation in northern Ohio … and, all who benefit from it!
Standing Rock on Christen property

Preserving Standing Rock

A stretch of Yellow Creek containing a massive granite boulder called Standing Rock as well as one of the few remaining populations …


Going for the green

How often is a golf course allowed to revert to its natural state after it ceases operations? Almost never. But that is …


A force for conservation

As a child, no one had to prod Kathy Leavenworth to go outside and play. She and her friends spent their non-school …

Brian and Daniel Smith

Spreading the word

Brian Smith never figured his son was interested in a career in agriculture, even though the boy grew up on a farm …

howard and sharon smith

‘We want to keep it like it is’

Strong winds whipped the blue jeans, T-shirts and towels drying on the line outside Howard and Sharon Smith’s home, putting a set …