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April 2016

Arbor Day at Mitchell’s!

April 29 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream Shops
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Mitchell's Homemade Ice Cream and Western Reserve Land Conservancy are teaming up to provide tree seedlings to customers on Arbor Day. Visit any Shop (http://mitchellshomemade.com/shops/) on Arbor Day for a delicious ice cream treat and receive a tree seedling (while supplies last) to plant in your yard. Customers are encouraged to try one of Mitchell’s tree-inspired treats in honor of Arbor Day! Celebrate with a scoop of Butter Pecan, Geauga Maple Walnut, Toasted Pistachio or Vegan Salted Caramel Pecan. Did you…

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May 2016
Free

Sherwick Tree Steward Training, Part I

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cleveland Metroparks Lakefront Admin. Center,
8701 Lakeshore Blvd.
Cleveland, OH 44108 United States
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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…

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Sherwick Tree Steward Training, Part II

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cleveland Metroparks Lakefront Admin. Center,
8701 Lakeshore Blvd.
Cleveland, OH 44108 United States
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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…

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Birding on the Bluffs

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lake Erie Bluffs,
3301 Lane Road
Perry Township, OH 44081 United States
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Lake Erie Bluffs Birding

Please join us at Lake Erie Bluffs for an exceptional birding hike and guided outing on Saturday, May 7, 2016! Our knowledgeable naturalists will lead guests in small groups around the breathtaking coastal preserve, which attracts hundreds of bird species in Spring, including songbirds, warblers, waterfowl, birds of prey, and many more! All ages and skill levels welcome. We encourage you to renew your support for the Land Conservancy and join us for any and all upcoming birding outings! Click here to…

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Hike to the Herons

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Medina Marsh,
4266 Fenn Road
Medina, OH 44256 United States

Western Reserve Land Conservancy's Medina Summit Chapter invites you to Hike to the Herons! Take a guided heron rookery hike, participate in hands-on nature activities with the family, and learn more about the conservation work the Land Conservancy is doing in your region and across northern Ohio! Join us Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Medina Marsh Office, located at 4266 Fenn Road, Medina, Ohio, 44256. Volunteers and signage will direct you to parking.…

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Sherwick Tree Steward Training, Part III

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cleveland Metroparks Gordon Park/Intercity Yacht Club Boat Ramp,
North of I-90 between East 72nd Street & MLK Jr. Drive
Cleveland, OH United States
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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…

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Sherwick Tree Steward Training, Part IV

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cleveland Metroparks Gordon Park/Intercity Yacht Club Boat Ramp,
North of I-90 between East 72nd Street & MLK Jr. Drive
Cleveland, OH United States
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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…

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Grand River Clean Up

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hidden Valley MetroPark,
4902 Klasen Rd.
Madison, OH 44057 United States
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Grand River Clean Up

Come help us keep the Wild & Scenic Grand River in Ashtabula and Lake Counties clean & pristine! Our 17th Annual Grand River Clean Up will take place on Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. We will be hiking local parks and weather permitting, canoeing the river (ages 14 and up in sponsored canoes) to gather unwanted waste. Volunteers, clubs, and groups are welcome. Ages 14+ in sponsored canoes. Please RSVP below or to Lizzie Votruba…

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June 2016

World of Wildlife Bicycle Tour

June 11 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kent State University Trumbull,
4314 Mahoning Avenue
Warren, OH 44482 United States
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WOW Ride 2016

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…

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August 2016

EverGreen EverBlue

August 19
To be announced soon
EverGreen EverBlue

Save the date for EverGreen EverBlue, Western Reserve Land Conservancy’s annual gala. EverGreen EverBlue will be held on Friday, August 19, 2016. Details regarding venue will be released in the coming weeks. 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…

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October 2016

Ohio Land Bank Conference 2016

October 25 @ 8:00 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
The Westin Cleveland Downtown,
777 St Clair Ave NE
Cleveland, OH 44114 United States
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Ohio Land Bank Conference Save the Date

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!

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