Monthly Archives: May 2017

Register for Youth Sports Camp

AMHERST – The Lorain County Metro Parks will host the 3rd annual Youth Sports Camp during the week of June 26th – June 30th at different park venues throughout the county. Sports Camp is designed for boys and girls entering … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Pollinator Week!!!

DID YOU KNOW that an estimated 1/3 of all food & beverages are delivered by pollinators!  Almost 90% of all flowering plants rely on animal pollinators for fertilization and about 200,000 species (e.g. bees & wasps, butterflies & moths, beetles … Continue reading

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VISITOR ALERT: SCHOEPFLE LOT CLOSURE

Thursday May 25th and Friday May 26th the parking lot at Schoepfle Garden will be closed for resurfacing.  There will be no on-site parking available during this time.  The Thursday Tram rides are cancelled for 5/25.  We apologize for any … Continue reading

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JR. WARRIOR DASH SETS RECORD ATTENDANCE

AMHERST – The 3rd annual Jr. Warrior Dash set a record attendance on Sunday, May 14th when participation reached 157 youth runners ranging from ages 2-12.  The 157 runners were positioned in one of the ten (10) heats that started … Continue reading

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Give Mom a card, we’ll take care of the flowers at Schoepfle Garden

Spring has moved steadily along at the garden this year but we have a number of new blooms to share this week with tree peonies, columbine, lily of the valley, dame’s rocket, viburnum and some early rhododendrons filling the vista … Continue reading

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Upside Down and Inside Out

This display continues at Miller Nature Preserve until 5/29 and is a close look at plants from roots to crown.  Find out how they work, how we use them, some of their characteristics, how they grow, as well as some trivia.  … Continue reading

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JUNIOR WARRIOR DASH

AMHERST – The 3rd annual Jr. Warrior Dash of Lorain County will take place on Sunday, May 14th at the Mercy Health & Recreation Center (Hollstein Reservation) in Amherst. The obstacle course race will feature fun and challenging obstacles that … Continue reading

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