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Bird Walks at Backyard Nature Bash 2019

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West Creek Reservation

2277 West Ridgewood Dr

Parma, OH 44134

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Backyard Nature Bash Event Details 2019

Event: Backyard Nature Bash
Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m. Noon to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek Reservation, 2277 West Ridgewood Dr, Parma, OH 44134 Park Map. West Creek Reservation is located on Ridgewood Dr. in Parma, Ohio between State and Ridge Road Google Map.

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Your backyard can be a lively place with a few wild additions to your yard and garden! Learn how to improve your backyard habitat for wildlife while enjoying family-friendly learning stations, wagon rides, musical entertainment & food trucks. Shop for native plants at local nurseries and expand your gardening knowledge.


Bird Walks at Backyard Nature Bash 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.

  1. Bird Walk #1 at 12:30 p.m. Meet at the Monarch Bluff Picnic Area/Pavilion at 12:15 p.m.
  2. Bird Walk #2 at 2:00 p.m. Meet at the Monarch Bluff Picnic Area/Pavilion at 1:45 p.m.

​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.

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