Monthly Archives: May 2018

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

Come spring & summer, 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 … Continue reading

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Slow but stunning start to Rhododendrons at Schoepfle

We are still waiting for the majority of the  rhododendrons to bloom but many are starting to show some color and with the warmer weather we can guess that there will be lots of color in the shade garden this … Continue reading

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Summer Sizzlin’ Fun at Hollstein Reservation in Amherst

AMHERST, OH – Visitors to the Hollstein Reservation and Mercy Health & Recreation Center will have plenty of fun to find this summer. Splash Pad Season Opening Day for the Splash Pad season is Saturday, May 26th. Admission:   $2/person Hours:          … Continue reading

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Nature Camps Registration Deadline Approaching

There are still openings for our Nature Camps held at French Creek Nature & Arts Center this summer! These camps are designed for children to get out into nature and learn through hands-on activities, educational programs, games, live animals, and … Continue reading

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Slow Spring at Schoepfle means more time to enjoy the blooms

The wet yet cool weather has kept things moving slowly at Schoepfle as we move through spring. Dogwoods, redbuds, quince and azaleas are blooming now along with fothegilla, iris and the first poppies and allium of the season. Rhododendrons are … Continue reading

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Volunteer to ‘Make it Count’!

Help NOACA plan for and evaluate active transportation projects! Volunteers are needed to count non-motorized traffic at numerous locations on May 15, 16, & 17 from 5 to 7pm. With the generous help of volunteers, NOACA conducts bicycle and pedestrian … Continue reading

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Spring arrives quickly at Schoepfle

As if Mother Nature flipped a switch, we went from bare to blooming in just a matter of days.  The delayed spring is not too out of the ordinary except we have had a couple early springs in the last … Continue reading

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