April 2020 was Ohio's first official Ohio Native Plant Month, and, according to a May 11 press release from the Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association (ONLA), the organizers have built a platform for consumers to "learn about the plants that support our native bees, birds, butterflies, insects and Ohio wildlife."
In addition, according to ONLA, Ohio green-industry businesses are encouraged to be involved with the event and reap the benefits from that association; signing up is free and
The organization is tracking the number of native trees planted in Ohio in 2020 with a 100,000 Tree Challenge.
Currently, per the release, 90 Ohio native plant growers have signed up and are listed on the website.
To read the entire press release, click here.