2018 Conference

2018 OBS Conference — REGISTRATION is CLOSED

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 OBS Conference will be held:

February 24th, 2018
Grange Insurance Audubon Center
505 West Whittier St
Columbus, Ohio


This conference will focus on best practices to fulfill OBS’s mission to protect and preserve Eastern Bluebirds and other native cavity nesting species.

Speakers include:

Jim McCormac
Bet Zimmerman
Keith Kridler.


Breakout sessions will address bluebirding basics, house sparrow management, Kestrels and other native species.  Lunch, snacks, and refreshments are provided.  See link below for more details.


CLICK HERE for more information and to download registration form.


Hotel Accommodations:  OBS has arranged a block of rooms at a discounted rate at the Sheraton Suites (map), 30 minutes north of the conference venue. Those making a reservation will need to use a credit card, which will not be charged until they check in. There is a 2-day before the conference cancellation period. If someone cancels a week before the conference, they will not be charged.

Hotel Reservation deadline is Friday, February 2nd.  After that date, reduced rates are not available.

To Reserve Online:


Central Reservations:    1-888-627-7038


Thank You to our sponsors:



Click links for past conferences on the left side of the page to see more information about those conferences.