Protecting and Preserving the Ohio River Corridor

Kirby Nature Center Coming Soon

Kirby Nature Center Coming Soon
The Western Wildlife Corridor team has been hard at work this summer on the Kirby Nature Center, future home for us, our events and activities.   Wow, where to begin? Most of the interior renovation is complete. We still need bathroom final work but the gutting, drywall, electrical installation, drywall painting and some of the tile wor [...]

Fall Events- Mark Your Calendar

Fall Events- Mark Your Calendar
Fall is a great time to get out doors, commune with nature and hike. Saturday, September 24, 9:30 am and 10 am Great Outdoor Weekend at Kirby Preserve For this annual fall event, WWC is hosting two hikes at the Kirby Preserve – strenuous and moderate. The strenuous hike will start at 9:30 am with a stroll through a beautiful Cedar Glade. We w [...]

Wildflower Extravaganza a Success-Tha...

Wildflower Extravaganza a Success-Thanks!
This year’s Wildflower festival and Flower-a-Thon were a great success in spite of the pouring rain. We want to thank  festival organizer Rebecca Sisson for her tireless efforts and  Tim Sisson for his always great organizing skills for the Flower-a-thon.   Thanks to our many great vendors and all those brave souls who came to support u [...]


The Flower-a-thon is a quest in search of beautiful wildflowers throughout the Western Wildlife Corridor. It’s a day of hiking the beautiful forested hillsides of the Ohio River valley. Start time is 8 to 9am, with Panera’s bagels and coffee at the shelter at Embshoff Woods.  We will then head out into other nature preserves where you can joi [...]

Spring Newsletter 2016 is Here!

Spring Newsletter 2016 is Here!
Read the latest news about our upcoming events  

You don’t want to miss our Wild...

You don’t want to miss our Wildflower Extravaganza
Help us Welcome Sweet Springtime! When? Saturday April 30, 2016 Where? Kirby Nature Preserve 2 Main St., Addyston, OH Time? 11:30 am to 5 pm Spring is just around the corner, and to celebrate, the Western Wildlife Corridor is holding our Tenth Annual Wildflower Festival on April 30th, from 11:30 am to 5 pm. We are very excited to hold the eve [...]

2016 Flower-A-Thon Spring Wildflower...

2016 Flower-A-Thon  Spring Wildflower Adventure Hike
registration form 2016 flower-a-thon Our eleventh annual Flower-a-thon is on April 30 this year. For the Flower-a-thon, wildflower experts will lead groups through the forest in our nature preserves to identify as many wildflowers and other flowering trees and shrubs as possible. The hikes will give participants an opportunity to observe, not [...]

Winter Membership Meeting-You WonR...

Winter Membership Meeting-You Won’t Want to Miss It!
                                            When? Tuesday, March 1, 7 pm”l What? Winter Membership Meeting  Where? EarthConnection - 370 Neeb Road, Mount St Joseph University  Speaker: Tim Sisson, President of Western Wildlife Corridor will present a program entitled “The mHistory of Bender Mountain – How it Became the Best Place in [...]

Upcoming Winter and Spring Hikes and ...

Upcoming Winter and Spring Hikes and Events
Western Wildlife Corridor monitoring hike Place: Sisters Hill Date: Wednesday, February 10 Time: 1pm This week I’m going to try for a real Winter Adventure hike on a snowy “Sisters Hill’, the closed off portion of Delhi Pike. This will be a fairly easy jaunt down an old road with a gradual slope. We may continue to part of the Bender Mountain [...]