Monthly Archives: July 2012

NEW TRAIL COMPLETED AT KOPF FAMILY RESERVATION

Metro parks staff were busy adding some finishing touches to the Phase Three of the Gable Creek Trail in the Kopf Family Reservation in Avon Lake this morning. By noon on Tuesday July 31st the new trail had been rolled … Continue reading

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Volunteers at Miller Nature Preserve

Enjoy plants? Working in the garden? Become a member of Friends and enjoy many plant care opportunities at the Miller Nature Preserve.  Call the main office or visit the Friends page on our website to get more info.  

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Cut and Create Program

Creativity was at Miller Nature Preserve today for the Cut and Create program.  Participants were given ideas for displaying flowers then created arrangements with a vase they had brought from home.  Keep watch in the Arrowhead for other great programs.

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Feeding Butterflies at Miller Nature Preserve

A buckeye and monarch butterfly are attracted during the Butterfly Feeding program at Miller Nature Preserve on July 29.  Adults and children both enjoyed success at watching the butterflies sip sugar water.

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Summer Theatre Camps

TrueNorth at French Creek is hosting its fourth summer of Theatre Camps ranging from preschool campers to 18 year olds! Preschoolers opened the summer with our annual TEDDY BEARS’ PICNIC and our first-fourth graders had a blast during SPY CAMP! … Continue reading

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Showing Some Skin, Parts I and II

It is hot outside and we can prove it here at Schoepfle Garden. Our first example is a black rat snake, or at least a black rat snake skin. Black rat snakes are very good climbers and this one was … Continue reading

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Bottlebrush Buckeye

A newer addition to Schoepfle Garden, the bottlebrush buckeye provides a great display at a time when most other trees and shrubs are not very showy.  The leaves are palmate with 5-7 leaflets, reminding us of its Ohio Buckeye cousin.  … Continue reading

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