Marblehead, OH – Black Swamp Conservancy and the Toledo Symphony are collaborating to bring music and nature together throughout northwest Ohio. The public is invited to the first concert of this innovative “Simple Gifts: Celebrating Our Musical and Natural Roots” series on Sunday, September 8th at the Meadowbrook Marsh Preserve on the Marblehead Peninsula.
Black Swamp Conservancy has received a $5,000 grant from the DuPont Pioneer Giving Program.
The Symphony will partner with Black Swamp Conservancy in 2013 & 2014 to perform chamber music in stunning natural settings throughout northwest Ohio--Evan Chambers, composer and BGSU graduate, to write a new piece of music inspired by the natural splendor of the region.
Black Swamp Conservancy invites the public to experience springtime in the Great Black Swamp at one of their wildflower walks on April 27th and May 4th. Taking place on Conservancy protected properties; both events are free and open to the public.
Published: 02/28/2013It can pay to preserve your land.
The new tax legislation signed at the beginning of the year renewed generous federal tax breaks for landowners who permanently preserve scenic, environmentally sensitive or historical properties.
The preservation technique, known as a conservation easement, is a binding agreement, typically made between a landowner and a more»
The 13abc I-Team has discovered a story of David versus Goliath. It's a small land owner's fight against a major corporation. That fight centers on a piece of Ohio history, a crown jewel of nature and rich farm land. All of that can be found on one spot in Northwest Ohio and now many believe it's under attack.
Published: 02/13/2013In the 1830s, the Wyandot tribe gave 1,100 acres of land on the lower Sandusky River in present-day Sandusky County to James and Elizabeth Whittaker, thought to be the first white settlers north of the Ohio River between Pittsburgh and Detroit. James was their one-time captive.
Miraculously a goodly chunk of the original tract survives, conscientiously more»
Black Swamp Conservancy has acquired an 80-acre tract of land and donated it to Danbury Township in Ottawa County, Ohio. The property, located on the Marblehead Peninsula, is adjacent to the township’s existing 111-acre Meadowbrook Marsh Preserve and will expand the size of the preserve to more than 190 acres.
Click here to view Black Swamp Conservancy's 2013 Annual Report
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