Eulett Center is the preserve’s newest addition, opened in May 2008. It houses both Cincinnati Museum Center and The Nature Conservancy’s staff, lab and overnight space for visiting researchers and the popular Eulett Center After Hours Series.
Fall 2017 Eulett Center After Hours Series
Join the Edge of Appalachia Preserve for free public talks about interesting things in Adams County. For more information, contact Preserve Director Chris Bedel at (937) 544-2880 ext. 11 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or just show up the day of the event at Eulett Center, 4274 Waggoner Riffle Road, West Union, OH 45693. No advance registration is necessary.
The Cats of Ohio
with Cheryl Mollohan, Wildlife Biologist
Thursday, April 20, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
We’ve all heard the stories of cougars and black panthers leaping across a dark, lonely road in Adams County. Can they be true? Cheryl Mollohan has 30 years of experience working with bobcats and other wildlife and is the perfect person to shed light on these fantastical stories. She’ll also share her work on the recent range expansion of bobcats after a 150 year absence, including work she’s done at den sites. Don’t miss this fascinating talk on Ohio’s cats.
The Magnificent Mushrooms of Ohio
with Walt Sturgeon, Former President of the Ohio Mushroom Society and avid field mycologist and photographer
Thursday, April 27, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
With over 2000 species of mushrooms known from Ohio the opportunity to learn and photograph mushrooms is boundless. Their variety of form, color, shape and beauty is astounding and will surprise and delight the unaware. Some are prized for their edibility while others are deadly poisonous. Knowing how to identify them is critical for those interested in foraging wild mushrooms. Walt Sturgeon is a celebrated mycologist and award winning photographer with over 40 years of experience.
A Celebration of Old-Time Music
with Eli Bedel, Avid Old-Time Musician
Thursday, May 11, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Enjoy foot taping Old-Time Music with local musician and avid amateur musicologist Eli Bedel. Delve into the history of this music that blossomed in the hills and hollers of Appalachia yet continues to influence musicians today. Listen to signature songs of nearby regions as Eli interprets them on banjo, fiddle, dulcimer and guitar.