Protecting and Preserving the Ohio River Corridor

Western Wildlife Corridor 2017 Holida...

Western Wildlife Corridor 2017 Holiday Party
Hello Western Wildlife Corridor members!  2017 has been a year of fantastic accomplishment for the Western Wildlife Corridor. Please join us on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 for a holiday party at our Kirby Nature Center!  Food and drinks will be served. Conversation and appetizers will start at 6:00pm, and a casual dinner will start at 6:30pm. [...]

Discovering Mushrooms in the Western ...

Discovering Mushrooms in the Western Wildlife Corridor! Wednesday May 10th, 7pm at the Kirby Nature Center We tend to focus on the wildflowers in our preserves, but there are other things growing in the forest that are no less beautiful. Flower White and Tom Malone will demonstrate how to photograph and identify the many types of fungi that you migh [...]

Fall Color Hike-Bender Mountain on Oc...

Fall Color Hike-Bender Mountain on Oct 23rd at 2 PM
Sunday, October 23, 2 pm Fall Color Hike at Bender Mountain The trees should be at their peak of color, so this will be an enjoyable hike. Contact Tim 922 2104 for details.

Kirby Nature Center Update-We Are Mak...

Kirby Nature Center Update-We Are Making Great Progress
We are happy to announce making excellent progress on the Kirby Nature Center Project. With some generous donors we were able to gut the residence and rebuild it as our first home office, events and education center.   Here are a few photos of the progress.  

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