From gritty river cleanups to our annual EverGreen EverBlue gala, we offer a wide variety of events for our friends and supporters. Join us!
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Please join arborists from Western Reserve Land Conservancy and Holden Arboretum to learn about urban and community forestry and volunteerism at the neighborhood level. Part I and Part II Sherwick Tree Steward Training topics will include tree biology and identification; pruning; planting; root and soil care; urban tree stress, community planning and needs; and service learning opportunities! Part III and Part IV Sherwick Tree Steward Training topics will include hands-on training of pruning & removal, root collar excavation, proper mulching…Find out more »
Western Reserve Land Conservancy is proud to support the World of Wildlife Bicycle Tour. Read more about the event below and click here for registration information. The 12th annual World Of Wildlife Bicycle Tour features the Western Reserve Greenway in Northeast Ohio's Trumbull and Ashtabula counties. Riders can choose to bike 20, 40 or any distance up to 68 miles. Except for the first and last miles on public roads - and a three-tenths mile detour due to a bridge…Find out more »
Gallery open Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tan Gillespie’s Fine Art will be on display June 28 through September 30 at Western Reserve Land Conservancy’s Conservation Center, 3850 Chagrin River Road, Moreland Hills. A “Meet the Artist” reception will take place from 6-8:30 p.m. on August 24. Hailing from England and residing in Chagrin Falls, Gillespie has been a professional watercolor artist since 1984. Her travels throughout the U.S. and the globe challenge her to paint new…Find out more »
Save the date for EverGreen EverBlue, Western Reserve Land Conservancy’s annual gala. EverGreen EverBlue will be held on Friday, August 19, 2016 at the Land Conservancy Conservation Center. Recognized as one of the top 5 non-profit fundraisers by the Connector’s Choice Awards, EverGreen EverBlue is one of Ohio’s most celebrated events with a guest list featuring some of the region’s most influential leaders. Each year, the event features a new theme and is held in a new location. Last year,…Find out more »
Topic for this meeting is travel photography and will feature “Travel Photography From A to Z” by Susan Onysko. You can see photos by Susan at: http://www.susanonyskophoto.com/. Viewfinders a gathering of photographers who meet once a month for instructional sessions and friendly critiques; members are encourage to participate in monthly photography field trips to locations across the Western Reserve. All camera types welcome (include smart phone cameras!). Photographers of all ages and experience levels are invited. Viewfinders are asked to become Western Reserve…Find out more »
Please save the date for the 2016 Ohio Land Bank Conference that will take place October 25 through 27 at the Westin Cleveland. The conference provides timely and essential information for land bank board members and staff, county and municipal officials, community and economic development officers, community development corporations and all those interested in repurposing vacant and abandoned properties and revitalizing our neighborhoods. We look forward to your participation in the fifth annual conference this year. Stay tuned for registration information!Find out more »