Category Archives: General

General Lorain County Metro Parks updates including what is going on throughout the entire park district. This includes updates from any and every park.

THE ARID ROOM AT MILLER NATURE PRESERVE HAS AN OLD WORLD/NEW WORLD MAKEOVER! The  succulent and cacti room has been renovated.  It is now organized by “old world”; mainly, Asia and Europe and “new world”, North and South America. All … Continue reading

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Think Spring with Schoepfle!

The winter winds may be howling outside but we can start thinking Spring right now at Schoepfle Garden.  February is the month when gardener’s thoughts go to seed packets, the smell of freshly turned dirt and months of green and … Continue reading

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DINNER OF ROMANCE at MILLER NATURE PRESERVE 2/14

On Valentine’s Day, February 14th, enjoy a relaxing evening of music and dinner catered by A Taste of Excellence. A choice of one of the 3 entrees is available with non-alcoholic beverages, as well as a beer and wine cash … Continue reading

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ABRA CADABRA! Magic show at Miller Nature Preserve for all ages!

On February 18th, Presidents’ Day, meet in Miller’s Orchid room for the 2:00 magic show. Miller members are FREE non-members pay $3 at the door. Bill Gang is the magician.

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Where’s Spring?

Spring is just around the corner, so they say. Or is it? Although winter seems to still have Northern Ohio in it’s grasp, Spring actually started early this year!  In fact, it is early by approximately 20 days in southern … Continue reading

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The Advantages of Dirt Play: Why Kids Should Garden

Fresh air, green grass, and blue sky: who wouldn’t want to spend a day with those surroundings? Children are no exception. Children are naturally curious about the natural world around them and the things they see. What better way to … Continue reading

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The Wild In Winter

Winter is a quiet season. Softly falling snowflakes and whistling winds are typically the only abundant sounds. Trees stand bare against the brisk cold. Humans slow their pace, and many animals hibernate through the long, cold months. It is a … Continue reading

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Member Preview Night: Holiday Display

The magic of the season was all around us on Monday, November 20th as Miller Nature Preserve members mingled among blooming orchids and luscious red poinsettias. After weeks of hard work, the Miller Nature Preserve Holiday Display was ready for … Continue reading

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Public Meetings for Lorain County Lakefront Connectivity Plan TLCI

You’re invited! There will be two public meetings for the Lorain County Lakefront Connectivity Plan TLCI on Thursday, July 27th and on Wednesday, August 2nd. The details and locations for these public meetings are: July 27th, 6:00pm Lorain High School, … Continue reading

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Pirate Fun at Schoepfle Garden Saturday

Ahoy Matey!  Set sail for Schoepfle Garden on Saturday June 17th 1-3 pm for our Pirate Garden Party!  Play pirate games and join a treasure hunt for prizes, make your own pirate hat, ride the carousel and more!  Kids of … Continue reading

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