There are many excellent conferences, meetings and events that are complimentary to the mission of Wild Ones. Our aim is to let you know about them so you can go if you wish. The embedded links (if available) within each description connects you with additional information or directions.


If you are interested in attending the Midwest Native Plant Society Conference, mark your calendars for March 10, 2018.   The 2018 10th Anniversary Conference will be held on July 27-29, 2018 at Bergamo Center, in Dayton, Ohio.

May 4-6, 2018, ECO Weekend, Columbus Audubon at 24799 Purcell Rd., South Bloomingville, OH 43152


April 28, 2018, Dig Into Gardening at Christ United Methodist Church, 799 S. Main St., Baltimore, OH from 9am-3pm. 

April 28, 2018   Arbor Day Festival, Dawes Arboretum at 7770 Jackstontown Rd. SE, Newark, Ohio 43056. Admission free

The Dawes Arboretum Arbor Day Festival is a celebration of trees and nature.  Visitors can expect a fun day filled with family-focused learning opportunities including tree climbing, activities and displays.

May 12, 2018, Columbus Wild Ones Annual Plant Sale, 9am-1pm at Whetstone Community Center, 1909 N. High Street, Columbus, OH

May 19, 2018, Dawes Arboretum Plant Sale, 9am-2pm. 7770 Jacksontown Rd., SE Newark, OH 43056

June 23, 2018, Franklin Park Conservatory – Pollinator Palooza; 10am – 3pm, 1777 E. Broad Street Columbus, OH 43202

August 3-5, 2018, Richmond County Pollinator Festival at the Gorman Nature Center, 2295 Lexington Ave., Mansfield, OH 44907 from 9am-3pm

August 27-September 3, 2018; Morrow County Fair, 195 S. Main St., Mount Gilead, OH 43338

September 7-8, 2018, Edible Weekend at Shawnee State Park, 4404 State Route 125, Portsmouth, Ohio 45663

September 14-16, 2018, Pawpaw Festival; the “Pollinator Tent” will be Friday from 4pm-6pm, Saturday, 10am-6pm and Sunday 10am-3pm. Located at 5900 US 50 W, Albany, OH 45710

September 22, 2018, Harvest Fair at Strafford Ecological Center, 3083 Liberty Road, Delaware, OH 43015

October 20, 2018, Dawes Arboretum Fall Plant Sale from 9am-2pm at 777 Jacksontown Rd., SE, Newark, OH 43056