Monthly Archives: April 2015

Fairy Garden Display Has Opened!

The Fairy Garden Display has opened at the Miller Nature Preserve Conservatory.  Come and find these miniature gardens tucked within the beds of the tropical and desert plants.  Appreciate the talents of professionals as well as your fellow citizens who … Continue reading

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Color and blooms all around the Garden

We have stepped into spring despite this week’s chill with tulips, hyacinth, daffodils, Lenten rose, primrose and grape hyacinth all around the garden.  The magnolias and forsythia are just past their peaks and we are awaiting more color as the … Continue reading

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Earth Day, Every Day!

Celebrate & enjoy Earth Day and our natural world with a hike, run, stroll, or bike through one of our beautiful Parks! Make everyday Earth Day by incorporating some of these easy TO DOs into your daily routine: Click on … Continue reading

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Raptor Appreciation Day 2015!

Meet & learn about Oliver (barred owl), pictured here, and our other Raptor Center birds(red-tailed hawks, owls, falcons, bald eagle, turkey vulture!) during our FREE, annual Raptor Appreciation Day THIS Sunday 19th from 1:00-4:00pm! We’ll be celebrating these amazing predators & scavengers of the sky through … Continue reading

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Spring Tours at Schoepfle

We are looking forward to a sunny weekend at the garden and have house and garden tours for Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. There are some bulbs in bloom and with the ample supply of rain we should have more … Continue reading

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I found a sick/injured/orphaned animal, now what?!

Come spring, comes the return of wildlife to our parks, backyards, and roadways. Consequently, it is that “time of year” when you may come across an animal that appears to need human assistance. Although Lorain County Metro Parks does NOT … Continue reading

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2015 ROAD TO FREEDOM Underground Railroad Experience Returns!

Join us on Friday 4/10 & Saturday 4/11 at French Creek Reservation for a unique opportunity to face your fears and test your courage!  While playing the role of a pre-Civil War slave travelling the Underground Railroad, you’ll flee from your captors … Continue reading

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