Upcoming Events


Life in the Western Basin

an Earth Day Conversation


Date: Wednesday, April 22nd

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: W.W. Knight Preserve - Perrysburg

Celebrate Earth Day with Black Swamp Conservancy as we spend the evening discussing our great local resource, Lake Erie and its watershed. Speakers include:

Steve Pollick - retired outdoors editor of the Toledo Blade

Cheryl Harner - environmental educator and advocate for conservation and land preservation

Christine Mayer - Professor of Ecology, University of Toledo

Speaker presentations will be followed by questions and open discussion. This program is free and open to the public - we hope you will join us! For more information, email Sarah here or call 419-872-5263.


10,000 Acres: Preserved Forever

A Black Swamp Conservancy Photo Exhibit

Taken by nationally renowned nature photographer, Art Weber of the National Center for Nature Photography at Secor Metropark, the 10,000 Acres: Preserved Forever photo exhibit celebrates the now over 13,000 acres of meadows, farmland, woods and wetlands permanently protected by Black Swamp Conservancy. All photos were taken on Conservancy protected properties in northwest Ohio.  Look for our photos to be displayed at various locations throughout the year.

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