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Spring 2018 Programs

Spring Off-trail Hike
Sunday, March 18th, 2018
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Advance Registration Required
Celebrate the coming of spring and join us on the first hike of the new year! We will be heading off trail to parts of the preserve that few visitors get to see. Program is approximately 3 hours, so bring water and a snack. Space is limited, and advance registration is required. Call Wahkeena at 800-297-1883 to make a reservation. Ages 10 and up please, due to the strenuous nature of this hike, participants must be in good physical condition.

Birding Basics
Sunday, April 8th, 2018
Saturday, April 21st, 2018
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Don’t forget your binoculars and field guide! On this hike we will seek out some of Ohio’s resident birds and possibly a few early migrants. Geared toward the novice birder, we will focus on what to look for when trying to get an ID. Approximately 90 minutes with frequent stops, ages 10 and up.

Wahkeena Warbler Walk
Saturday, April 28th, 2018
Saturday, May 12th, 2018
8:15 AM – 10:15 AM
With over 100 different species of birds on record, Wahkeena is a noted birding site. Join us on a walk through the woods in search of warblers and other spring migrants. We will be welcoming experienced birder, Rich Pendlebury, to help us lead this hike. Approximately 90 minutes with frequent stops, ages 12 and up.

Woodland Wildflowers
Sunday, April 15rd, 2018
Sunday, April 29th, 2018
Sunday, May 6th, 2018
Sunday, May 13th, 2018
1:00 PM- 2:30 PM
The woodlands are filled with a variety of beautiful spring wildflowers including violets, trillium and orchids. Join a naturalist for a leisurely hike as we explore the beauty, folklore and medicinal uses of our native Ohio wildflowers. Other topics of natural history may be discussed along the way. Approximately 90 minutes with frequent stops, ages 12 and up.

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