At the 2019 Backyard Nature Bash you'll learn how to improve your backyard with nature at this family-friendly experience. Enjoy live music and wagon rides, shop the native plant sale, and get tips from experts on how to install rain gardens that attract pollinators at this fun, free event! Sponsored by ACME Fresh Food Market. In Partnership with Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District and West Creek Conservancy.
Backyard Nature Bash Bird Walks 2019
Date & Time: Saturday, August 17, 2019. Rain or shine.
Location: Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek Reservation, 2277 West Ridgewood Dr, Parma, OH 44134 Map
Species Focus: Typical midwest woodland and field species such as seasonal flocks of Red-winged Blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus) and August specialties of butterflies and dragonflies.
Ages: 14 and under, must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.
Bird Walk Leader: Tim Colborn.
Equipment: binoculars; participants will receive a copy of the Western Cuyahoga Audubon Bird List day of the walk; bring bottled water for drinking.
Attire: Dress for the weather by wearing light-colored, sturdy clothing, and a hat appropriate for hiking wooded and open fields. Hikers can minimize areas of exposed skin to mosquitoes, ticks, and other arthropods by wearing long-sleeved shirts, long pants, boots, and hats. Tucking in shirts, tucking pants into socks, and wearing closed shoes instead of sandals are recommended. Repellents or insecticides, such as permethrin, can be applied to clothing and gear for added protection.
Tickets: Walks are provided at no charge to the public but each walk is limited to 12 people. Register Here.
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The Backyard Nature Bash event is sponsored by ACME Fresh Food Market. In Partnership with Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District and West Creek Conservancy.
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