Cincinnati Wild Flower Preservation Society 

Ohio Native Plant Society, Southwest Ohio Chapter
Updated Sunday September 3, 2023 at 11pm

Our hikes and lectures are free and open to the public,  and all are welcome. (but we depend on our memberships to cover our expenses.) ."You don’t have to be a plant expert to enjoy these trips and lectures. The locations are amazing and the atmosphere is casual. I’ve enjoyed every event that I’ve attended for many years!"- BB

What you missed- On Saturday Sept 2, 2023 we visited Jean’s Glade in Madison County, KY. The Gentiana alba (=flavida)  was lovely as always. Host Ann provided a wonderful lunch buffet and we could wander her gardens as well as see the cream gentians. To read more about this site, goto https://www.phytoneuron.net/.../83PhytoN-Gentianaflavida.pdf . 14 in attendance, included 6 of Ann’s friends. Photos- Cream Gentian , Lunch . Notes and photos by AC.

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Friday September 8, 2023 at 7:30 pm: Photo Sharing Program, Avon Woods Nature Center (you may come early at 6:30 with your picnic dinner, or to take a walk in the woods)
Live Zoom is also available, see below

This is our first program of our 2023-2024 season.  Please bring your photos (thumb drive) of flowers or places to show your friends.  It's always amazing to see the variety of nature photos.  

If you like you may come early at 6:30, and bring your own picnic dinner to enjoy on the outside picnic tables. Or you may wish to take a walk on the nice woodland trails. Contact Bob Bergstein at 513-477-4438 Bergstein123@gmail.com) with any questions.  Free and open to the public.

Zoom- This meeting will also be available live on Zoom. Please register by 11pm on Thursday by clicking HERE 
The actual zoom link will be sent out Friday morning. 
Zoom attendees may also share photos in any format by sharing their screen.
If you forget to register or have problems call/text Bob Bergstein at 513-477-4438 and I will send you the zoom link.

Directions: Avon Woods Nature Center is a Cincinnati City Park at 4235 Paddock Road, Cincinnati 45229. From the Norwood Lateral (SR #562), drive 9/10 mile South on Paddock to the Avon Woods Park driveway. Turn sharp right and go to the lodge at the end of the long dark drive. Both Google maps and Apple maps direct you correctly using the street address “4235 Paddock Road Cincinnati”

Next Newsletter will be available in September 2023




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Our Fall Newsletter will be available by Mid September!

Membership Renewals

It's membership renewal time again. All memberships need to be renewed on September 1 of each year (unless you have paid for multiple years). Please go to our membership page and renew wth PayPal. Alternatively, from the membership, you can print out the renewal form and send it to our Membership Chair.


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The society is a 501(c)(3) organization and your membership or donation may be tax deductible.

--Quick look ahead 2023--
** means Non-Society event


September 8, 2023 at 7:30 pm: Friday Program
Avon Woods Nature Center
In Person and Zoom Presentation
6:30 pm Optional Picnic Supper
7:30 pm Members' Photo Sharing Program

Our annual schedule will be posted here soon!

** indicates events co-sponsored by the Society 

Questions about events, lost going to an event, need e-mail reminders of events?

Call President Angela Carter at amcarter@fuse.net or 513-300-2787,

or Bob Bergstein, Communications Chairman at 513-477-4438 text/phone or email bergstein123@gmail.com


All of our events are free and open to the public.  Of course if you enjoy our events, as we think you will,  it is nice to join to help support the Society. Our hikes and lectures are excellent, in a wonderful casual atmosphere.  You will have the opportunity to talk with our speakers after the meetings. Our hike leaders are knowledgeable and will be glad to point out the plants that we are seeing


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