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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Western Wildlife Corridor monitoring hike
Place: Sisters Hill
Date: Wednesday, February 10
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 [...]