Protecting and Preserving the Ohio River Corridor

Hot off the presses…our Fall 20...

Hot off the presses…our Fall 2014 Newsletter is here!
In this edition: Our president Tim Sisson highlights what local experts have to say in praise of  our Bender Mountain Preserves.  Our dedicated work for eradication of non native plants allowed native wildflowers to flourish. Find out about our upcoming events and hikes and much more: http://westernwildlifecorridor.org/?page_id=7

WWC Project Saturday August 23rd R...

WWC Project Saturday August 23rd – Honeysuckle removal and trail construction.
We will meet at the west Sisters of Charity parking lot @ 9am and work to about 11:30. To get there, take the entrance into the Sisters of Charity “mother house” off Delhi Pike (way at the end – almost to the barrier at the end of Delhi Pike). Go west past the front of the buildings until you get to a parking lot. This will be a chance t [...]

Great News! Become a Member using Pay...

Great News! Become a Member using PayPal
Hello friends of the Western Wildlife Corridor, You can now become a member, or make a donation, quickly and easily on our new live membership page using PayPal.  Just click our membership tab and you can join us right now. http://westernwildlifecorridor.org/?page_id=2050 We would love to have you as a member to help us in our mission to prot [...]

Western Wildlife Corridor project Wed...

Western Wildlife Corridor project Wednesday August 13, Bender Mountain
Western Wildlife Corridor project Place: Bender Mountain – meet at sign Date: Wednesday, August 13 Time: 9:30am Western Wildlife Corridor is extending the Bender Valley trail on Bender Mountain so that it ends closer to Hillside Avenue. Wednesday we’’ll work a bit more on the construction of this trail. There will also be a chance [...]

Invasive Plants Destroying our Local ...

Invasive Plants Destroying our Local Woodlands
The photo (left) shows an example of how WWC, through tenaciously weeding out non-native invasive plants, has restored our local woodland with native plants like larkspur seen blooming again on Bender Mountain Trail. Below is the text of the story about non native invasive plants from yesterdays channel 12 news … Great job Tim and Deni [...]

Did you see the WWC story on channel ...

Did you see the WWC story on channel 12 news today?
Did you see the WWC story on channel 12 news today?Dr. Denis Conover (UC biologist) and Tim Sisson (WWC President) spoke to reporter Josh Knight about the negative impact non-native species have in our area. Highlighted was the great work WWC is doing to eradicate non natives like honeysuckle and garlic mustard to re-establish native wildflow [...]

Western Wildlife Corridor Upcoming Ev...

Western Wildlife Corridor Upcoming Events
  Here’s the calendar of scheduled events coming up this fall. Contact Tim Sisson for details: tsisson@fuse.net We hope you can join us for some of them.   Saturday, September 13, 9am to noon Trail repairs at Bender Mountain Leader, John Klein   Saturday, September 27, 9:30 and 10am. Hikes at Bender Mountain as part of the Great Outdoor We [...]

Remaining Events for 2014-Mark Your C...

Remaining Events for 2014-Mark Your Calendar
Western Wildlife Corridor project Place: Bender Mountain (meet at WWC sign on Bender) Date: Thursday, July 17 Time: 9:30am The weather Thursday will be just perfect for trail repair – right? The Eagle Scout trail has some winter damage that we need to fix, so we’re going to go at it then.  This will be strenuous, but if you would like to d [...]

Make a Note- Hike on June 18th at 9:3...

Make a Note- Hike on June 18th at 9:30 at Buckeye Trace
Western Wildlife Corridor hike Wednesday, June 18;  9:30am to about noon Buckeye Trace Preserve   Yes, we’re hiking on Wednesday this week. We’ll check out the work on the trail by the Eagle Scout candidate.  We might even cut some honeysuckle!   Buckeye Trace Preserve is located at 6446 Hillside Avenue in Sayler Park. The drivew [...]