Monthly Archives: March 2014

THE ART OF BONSAI: DEMONSTRATION of TECHNIQUE Sunday April 13 from 2-4 pm at Miller Nature Preserve Have you ever been intrigued by this unique ancient living art form? Come see firsthand how it is done!  This demo will utilize … Continue reading

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Learn about, virtually view, and meet in-person turtles!

On Wednesday, March 26th from 2:00-3:00pm, Lorain County Metro Parks is offering a turtle inspired, Interactive Video Distance Learning (IVDL) program titled “Turtle Tots.” During this month’s FREE IVDL program, we will be connecting remotely with Texas State Aquarium to … Continue reading

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Annual ‘ROAD TO FREEDOM: An Interactive Underground Railroad Experience’ returns to French Creek Reservation!

Face your fears and test your courage as you Civil War slave ll flee from your captors encountering potential friends and foes along your escape to the north.  This program takes place outdoors along a rugged footpath leading to the … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Raptor program

Looking for a special, unique gift for someone this spring? Searching for a fun, meaningful way to spend some of your tax refund? Lorain County Metro Park’s ‘Adopt-A-Raptor’ monetary donation program contributes to the care of our Raptor Center residents. … Continue reading

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Last Weekend for our Maple Sugaring Event this Year

For those of you who have not had the chance yet to see our Maple Sugaring presentations, activities, & production, you still have this weekend, Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th, to join us! For more information, please visit our website http://www.metroparks.cc and/or click on this … Continue reading

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Want to Have a Summer Job?

Where better to work than the beach! Lakeview Park & Beach The Lorain County Metro Parks is seeking responsible individuals with good communication and swimming skills to be lifeguards at Lakeview Beach June through August 2014. Must have American Red … Continue reading

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Blooming Orchid

This orchid is a hybrid Dendrobium, (Dendrobium delicatulum X D.J.Christie) and is currently in bloom at the Miller Nature Preserve Conservatory in Avon.  The delicate flowers can be seen in the close up.  If you want to smell the fragrant … Continue reading

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