2019 Conference

2019 OBS Conference

March 9th, 2019

OBS will be returning to Ashland University in Ashland, OH for our 2019 conference.  Once again we are welcoming exciting speakers on a wide range of topics.  CLICK HERE for conference flyer. Hope to see you in March!


Julie Zickefoose – Keynote Speaker, Naturalist, Author and Artist
Robyn Bailey – Cornell Nestwatch, Project Leader
Douglas McClain – ODNR Waterfowl Biologist
Kris Davis – Ecosystem Manager, The Dawes Arboretum
Anna Rose – Ohio Young Birders Club
Katelyn Shelton – Ohio Young Birders Club
Madeline Sudrick – Sophomore, Ohio University

Conference Location & Time

Check-In: 8:00am
OBS Annual Members Meeting: 8:30 – 9:00am.
Conference: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Non-members plan to arrive by 9:00am main conference start time

Ashland University
John C Myers Convocation Center
638 Jefferson Street, Ashland, Ohio, 44805

Hotel Accommodations

OBS has arranged a block of rooms at the discounted rate of $99 (plus tax) at the Holiday Inn Express.  To make reservations, call 419 281 2900 and say you are with Ohio Bluebird Society.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
1392 Enterprise Parkway
Ashland, OH 44805


Directions to the Conference Center

Street Address is:  638 Jefferson Street, Ashland, Ohio, 44805  CLICK HERE for MAP

Follow this link to see written directions or this link for campus maps (or see map below)

Click on the campus map to enlarge – the conference center is highlighted in red.


Past Conference Information