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Discover the New Critters on the Block - at the 38th annual Ohio Wildlife Diversity Conference. Hosted by the Ohio Division of Wildlife, the conference will be held at the Ohio State University's Ohio Union in Columbus on May 11, 2022 from 9:00am - 3:30pm.


We have a box lunch (turkey sandwich, hummus wrap, or italian sub; two sides, dessert and a drink) on-site for those who pre-register (before April 27), $18. We hope you’ll join us and take advantage of the opportunity to visit with other attendees and our speakers.


Ohio Union, 1739 North High Street, Columbus, 43210 (OSU campus). Parking is available at the Ohio Union South Garage, located on the north side of the building with access from High Street and College Rd. Please have $13 cash ready upon entry. The garage is attached to the Union and has 800 visitor spaces.


Be the first to purchase your 2022 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp. For only $12.00, order your stamp today and receive it at the conference. All proceeds benefit Ohio's wildlife diversity.


Pre-registration is highly recommended and is $25.00 if paid before April 27, 2022. Registration after that date or on site will be $35.00. Online registration ends May 4th. The registration fee includes all breaks and handout materials. The luncheon is available ONLY with pre-registration. Fees are nonrefundable; if you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute.


Registration for this conference ended on 5/3/2022. Walk-ins will be welcome at the door.