Upcoming Events


After Work Paddle with the Conservancy - Maumee River

Thursday, September 17 - 6:00 p.m. 

Leave the stress of the office behind and join the Conservancy for an evening paddle through Downtown Toledo.clientuploads/DowntownToledo.jpg

We will be meeting at the parking lot at Promenade Park, and paddle out to the Lake.

Canoes, life jackets and shuttle provided. Paddle is free and open to the public. Registration is required, and there are only 16 seats available - so don't wait! Paddlers must be at least 16 years old.

Call Sarah at the Conservancy to reserve your spot today (419-833-1025), or email her at sbrokamp@blackswamp.org.

 This trip is offered in partnership with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Scenic Rivers program.



Celebrating Our Local Heritage with Music, Food, & Brews

Sunday, September 20 - 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

clientuploads/141011.DownHome5.jpgBring the family for an afternoon outdoors at the new Conservancy Homestead (4825 Sugar Ridge Road, Pemberville). Enjoy locally sourced beef burgers and homemade bean soup, an assortment of craft brews to taste (beer will be sold by the bottle), s'mores by the campfire, wagon rides through the native prairie, and much more.

Down-Home celebrates our generous supporters and is FREE to Conservancy landowners and current members.

Not a member, but would like to attend? Become a member today by making a gift of $30 or more through our website online, or make your donation at the entrance on the day of the event.

Parking available in the Eastwood High School parking lot directly across Sugar Ridge Road.

Please call the Conservancy at 419-833-1025 or email Sarah with any questions or to let us know you will be joining us.

We look forward to seeing you Down-Home!


Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities


Wed., September 2 6:00 pm Volunteer Monitor Training Pearson Metropark Wetland
Mon., September 14 1:00 pm Homestead Fall Clean Up Conservancy Office
Sat., September 19 9:00 am Invasive Plant Removal Water's Edge Preserve
Sun., September 20 10:00 am    Down-Home Event Conservancy Office


Interested in joining us for one of these volunteer opportunities? Contact Emily at the Conservancy here or by calling 419-833-1025.

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