Bird quest is fun day for kids at Lake Metroparks

Explore the world of birds through fun activities 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 20 at Bird Quest for Kids at the Nature Center at Penitentiary Glen Reservation at 8668 Kirtland-Chardon Road near Kirtland. School is out for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The free event requires no registration. Try a scavenger hunt and a craft, and see live animals. Photo by Duncan Scott – … Continue reading Bird quest is fun day for kids at Lake Metroparks

Birders, unite! It’s time for Chagrin River Bird Quest

What: Chagrin River Bird Quest When: 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. Where: Participants have a choice of two check-in locations where they can pick up their T-shirts, maps, list of guided bird walks and checklists. Check-in can be at The West Woods Nature Center in Russell Township or the Novak Education Center in Aurora from 4 – 6 p.m. … Continue reading Birders, unite! It’s time for Chagrin River Bird Quest

Take a closer look at baby birds with author and illustrator Julie Zickefoose

Julie Zickefoose, author and illustrator of “Letters from Eden,” “The Bluebird Effect,” and “Baby Birds: An Artist Looks into the Nest,” presents her experiences as an artist capturing growth of nestlings. Zickefoose speaks 1:30 to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 as part of a Jack Smith Speaker Series in the Black River Room of Carlisle Reservation of Lorain County Metro Parks at 12882 Diagonal Road in … Continue reading Take a closer look at baby birds with author and illustrator Julie Zickefoose