Elegant migrating shorebirds grace the Lake Erie marshes on their way south after nesting in the Arctic. Howard Marsh is about 90 miles from the west side of Cleveland. It is new addition to Toledo Metroparks. Restored wetlands host more than 100 species in July and August, including multiple species of shorebirds.
Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society Field Trip-Shorebirds!
Event: Field Trip to Howard Marsh Metropark
Date & Time: Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.
Location: 611 S. Howard Rd. Curtice, OH 43412 Map
Leaders: Tim Colborn
Target Species: Migrating Shorebirds
Description: Elegant migrating shorebirds grace the Lake Erie marshes on their way south after nesting in the Arctic.
Howard Marsh is about 90 miles from the west side of Cleveland. It is a new addition to Toledo Metroparks. Restored wetlands host more than 100 species in July and August, including multiple species of shorebirds.
Directions: Howard Marsh is located at 611 S. Howard Rd. Curtice, OH 43412. From the Cleveland area, take Route 2 west, about 90 miles. You will pass the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge. About six miles beyond Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, turn right (north) on S. Howard Rd.
Howard Marsh Park entrance will be on the right. Follow park road around and meet in parking lot.
Additional Resources: https://metroparkstoledo.com/explore-your-parks/howard-marsh/
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