Monthly Archives: October 2013

“Spiders, Bats, and Rats, OH MY!”

Tomorrow afternoon on October 31st, Lorain County Metro Parks is offering a Halloween inspired Interactive Video Distance Learning (IVDL) program titled “Spiders, Bats, and Rats, OH MY!” During this month’s IVDL program, we will be connecting remotely with The Toledo … Continue reading

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Bunny Ears

This Bunny Ear cactus certainly is well named.  This cactus is in the genus Opuntia, which is the same as the prickly pear.  It grows by adding a new link, but don’t let the fuzzy look fool you.  These tiny … Continue reading

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Angel Trumpet Tree

The buds on this Angel Trumpet tree have just recently burst open.  The tree is  loaded with bell shaped flowers.  This is blooming now at Miller Nature Preserve in Avon.

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Great fall color in and around the garden this weekend. While many of the perennials have stopped producing color, there are still plenty of blooms including pansies, sedum, witch hazel, hardy cyclamen and more. Winter hours begin this weekend, visit … Continue reading

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Carlisle Reservation the Place to Be this Weekend!

There are many Fall Happenings going on this weekend at Carlisle Reservation! We hope to see you and your family there, enjoying the sights, sounds, and spooks of the season! HALLOWEEN FAIR Fridays and Saturdays October 18, 19, 25, 26 … Continue reading

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SEEKING GHOULS for upcoming HALLOWEEN FAIR Fridays & Saturdays 10/11-10/26!

Lend your spooking and startling talents by becoming a Temporary Member of Friends of Metro Parks in Lorain County, Inc.!  $1 per person Membership Fee covers your participation throughout the event running Friday and Saturday nights, 10/11-10/26/13, 5-10 pm.  Youth … Continue reading

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