Come be a part of the Western Wildlife Corridor’s efforts to make Cincinnati a greener place to live!
Western Wildlife Corridor is very active restoring wildlife habitat at several special preserves in the Ohio River valley. In our neck of the woods, this usually means removing invasive alien plant species like Amur Honeysuckle or Garlic Mustard so that the native plants and animals can prosper.
How do we restore our properties? Sometimes the biggest threat to our preserves is invasion by alien plant species. Plants such as Amur (or Bush) Honeysuckle, Euonymus and Garlic Mustard can produce such a dense cover of foliage that native plants cannot survive. We’ve been told that Amur Honeysuckle even secretes a toxin that kills native plants!Since our objective as an organization is not simply to limit development of the wooded hillsides in the Ohio River valley and nearby tributaries, but to also establish preserves where native plants and animals can thrive, it is essential that invasive alien plants be removed. Once the invasive aliens are removed, the native plants usually reestablish healthy populations. If not, we will replant as necessary to give them a helping hand.
We have two types of activities to accomplish this:
You can visit the Calendar page for information and dates on upcoming projects. In addition, one or more of us usually winds up going to a preserve a couple of mornings during the week to take a walk and while they are there, they just can’t help whacking some honeysuckle. If you would like to join one of these walks, please call (513 922 2104) or email Tim Sisson and he’ll let you know the next opportunity.
Other Ongoing Volulnteer Opportunities
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*Property inspectors for new land offers and current land holdings
Please contact Tim Sisson if you are interested in volunteering your time to support the Western Wildlife Corridor or for additional information regarding any of these opportunities. Tim Sisson (513) 922 2104 E-mail: email@example.com
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This Wednesday is supposed to be really warm a great time to take another hike. This time well be at the Buckeye Trace Preserve located at 6446 Hillside Avenue in Sayler Park. I do have a project in mind there, if you feel really energetic! If not, you can just hike and enjoy the view.
There will be fairly steep hill to climb, but it will be worth it.
The driveway to the property is on the east side of Hillside Avenue a hundred feet or so north of Rockaway. This is a little over a quarter mile north of where Rapid Run Road intersects with Hillside. If you dont want to drive up the driveway, you can park on Rockaway close to Hillside and walk over. Bring plenty of water and wear hiking clothes and shoes. Please call Tim Sisson at 513 922 2104 for additional information.
- The Annual Holiday Party was a lot of fun and we had the best turn out ever!
- Western Wildlife Corridor project
- Annual Shady Lane Fall Clean-Up Event Sat Nov. 10
- Still Time to Enjoy Fall Splendor and Help us Restore Native Habitat
- Buckeye Trace Trail
- Mark Your Calendars:
- Join us to Remove Invasive Honey Suckle at Caesars Creek State Park
- What We Do….
- Western Wildlife Corridor Map Update
- Fall Color Hike on Bender Mountain October 23 at 9:30 AM
- Come Join Us!!!
- Great Outdoor Weekend September 28th – Mark Your Calendar
- New Trail on Bender Mountain
- Fall Newsletter
- Tuesday, June 11th 9:30-noon-Help us whack the wicked weed
- More Bender Mountain News
- Bender Mountain Blooms – May 2013
- It’s Finally Here-Tomorrow, April 27th is our 9th Annual Flower-A-Thon!
- 7th Annual Wildflower Festival a Success