Sponsorship Open for MITW 2019

By becoming a sponsor of MITW 2019 you not only bring attention to your organization, you are also choosing to support Imago’s myriad of programs and events. Becoming a sponsor is really easy and yet it makes a great difference in the success of the event and...
Bike Like a Pro

Bike Like a Pro

May is Bike Month and earlier this month Imago hosted a Basic Bike Repair and Safety Workshop with our friend Doug from REI. He gave us a lot of good info so if you weren’t able to attend the workshop or just need a refresher, we’ve put together a little guide to help...
This May, go eat some honeysuckle

This May, go eat some honeysuckle

If you live in Southwest Ohio, you’ve probably met honeysuckle. Even if you didn’t know it, you could likely go out your door right now and see it, it’s that ubiquitous. Honeysuckles are a group of plants that mostly come from Europe and Asia (though there are some...
Searching For Salamanders

Searching For Salamanders

I am asking 15 elementary students to sit still for ten minutes. After school. Outside on a beautiful spring day. This is about the limit for our 2nd – 4th grade Outdoor Explorers. During those ten (seemingly unending) minutes, I went over some basics about our...
Native Bees: What’s All the Buzz About?

Native Bees: What’s All the Buzz About?

For the past few years, “save the bees!” has been a common phrase in sustainability circles. If you’re like me, when you think of a bee, you picture a honeybee. You may be surprised to learn that Western honeybees, the ones most commonly found in the U.S. aren’t...
Imago Staff Changes

Imago Staff Changes

Bittersweet transitions today as we announce that the amazing Laurie Nichols is moving on to a new job. We have been so fortunate to have Laurie as part of our team for the last few years. She has been instrumental in the further development of our Branching Out...
Why Green Cleaning Matters

Why Green Cleaning Matters

Spring has sprung and many of us are breaking out our rubber gloves and preparing to deep clean our homes. Cleaning our homes not only keeps us from feeling like slobs, but it also lowers our family’s exposure to germs and ensures that we have a healthy space to live....
Interfaith Day of Service

Interfaith Day of Service

As spring approaches, we at Imago turn our attention to getting the preserve ready for more visitors. It’s a busy time of year as Imago hosts several hundred volunteers in service outings. All of our volunteers spend a little bit of time at our preserve getting...