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Battle a garlic mustard invasion and make a difference

Tag a group of friends to meet 5-7 p.m. March 13 for an invasive plant species workshop at Carlisle Visitor Center at Carlisle Reservation of Lorain County Metro Parks at 12882 Diagonal Road near LaGrange. Specifically, learn about garlic mustard and help control the spread of this non-native plant causing problems in area woodlands. Wear long pants and sturdy shoes for the workshop, according to … Continue reading Battle a garlic mustard invasion and make a difference

Try a rainbow garden scavenger hunt at Schoepfle’s Garden

Find and gather rainbow-themed prizes around the garden.All ages are welcome on this scavenger hunt 10-11 a.m. March 16 at Schoepfle’s Gardens, a Lorain County Metro Park at 11106 Market St. in Birmingham at State Route 113 and the Vermilion River.Bonus: No registration or fee required for this free program. Just have fun. Continue reading Try a rainbow garden scavenger hunt at Schoepfle’s Garden

Kids Fun Run series begins March 17 in Amherst

Lace up those cabin fever beater sneakers for “Run for the Rainbow” at Hollstein Reservation and Mercy Health Amherst HealthPlex at 47160 Hollstein Drive in Amherst. Registration begins 11:30 a.m. for a 12:10 p.m. race on March 17 on a half-mile course well-marked with colored stations around the Hollstein Reservation playground. Boys and girls ages 12 and under may participate with a $2 fee per … Continue reading Kids Fun Run series begins March 17 in Amherst

Think spring at Schoepfle Gardens

Whether winter hit as hard as you expected or worse, February is a time to turn thoughts to spring at Schoepfle Gardens at 11106 Market St. in Birmingham.Schoepfle Gardens is a part of Lorain County Metro Parks, and weekly walks to view perpetually changing formal gardens and breathtaking natural vistas are highly recommended. Here are some early opportunities: First Flowers Walks are 10 a.m. Feb. … Continue reading Think spring at Schoepfle Gardens

Get tips on Great Lakes fly fishing in Vermilion

Author Jerry Darkes offers tips and tricks for tying flies for steelhead trout fishing in a series of three workshops at the Carriage Barn at Vermilion River Reservation of Lorain County Metro Parks at 51211 North Ridge Road in Vermilion. Darkes has plied the waters for more than 40 years. Come willing to learn, and bring a fish story to swap. * Session one: 6-8 … Continue reading Get tips on Great Lakes fly fishing in Vermilion