Nature's Best Hope Events (2021)

Although our Nature's Best Hope series has ended, find other Ecology & Nature programs coming up at Wright Library. 




Native Plant Sale at 2nd Street Market (11am-3pm) with Deeply Rooted Landscapes, Down Nature's Path, Birdsong Landscapes, Native Ohio Plants, and Tadmor Greenes

10/5/2021 - Prepare Your Yard to Support Wintering Pollinators (7-8pm) Wright Library Virtual Event

9/29/2021 - Native Plant Social at Wright Library

7/23-7/25 Midwest Native Plant Society Annual Conference, Bergamo Center, Dayton, OH

6/26/2021 MEEC Native Plant Sale  8 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Preorder by June 11

6/22/2021 Oakwood Native Plant Yard Tour, 210 Telford  7-8:30, Tuesday June 22, Drop-in

5/15/2021 Native Plant Sale: Miami County Park District  10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Aullwood Native Plant Sale 2021 Pre-orders only. Order by April 19th!

  • 4/15  Nature's Best Hope - Meanings and Actions
    • Thurs. April 15, 7-8 p.m
    • Join the conversation hosted by Doug Horvath, Outdoor Education Coordinator and Naturalist with Five Rivers MetroParks
    • Hosted by Five Rivers MetroParks
    • REGISTRATION CLOSED All ages | FREE  (This link will take you to Five Rivers MetroParks to register)
  • 4/17 Green School Yards Teacher Training
    • Sat. April 17, 10-11 a.m.
    • This workshop is for any teachers in the region that are interested in learning how to use their outdoor spaces effectively in education. Teacher can have any level of knowledge in gardening to participate in the workshop. We will discuss what is actually a Green School Yard, the steps that is takes to create one, and offer support and time to ask questions.
    • Hosted by Five Rivers MetroParks
    • REGISTRATION CLOSED FREE  (This link will take you to Five Rivers MetroParks to register)
  • 4/21  Watching the Seasons in the Miami Valley: Notes by Bill Felker
    • Wed. April 21, 7-8 p.m.
    • Join Poor Will's Almanack creator, Bill Felker, as he shares what he's learned from close observation of the natural world over many years and how his life has been enriched by connecting with nature.

4/24/2021 Yellow Springs Native Plant Swap/Sale 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.


related resources

photos of native plants and pollinatorsPhotos by Maura Boesch