FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
JULY 7, 2010
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI OR LAUREN HARRIS
216-635-3200, EXT. 3263 OR EXT. 7014
Crustaceans aren't just found in restaurants or in deep waters.
They may, in fact, be in your backyard!
Believe it or not, among the wide variety of plant and animal
species found in Cleveland Metroparks, visitors can find crayfish,
Families are invited to join Cleveland Metroparks on a special
"Crayfish Safari" on Wednesday, July 28 from 1 to 2:30
p.m. at Jackson Field in South Chagrin Reservation in Moreland
Enjoy a fun afternoon of exploration and discovery, spending time
with a naturalist turning over rocks in the river in search of the
pinching crustaceans and other life that may be found, and learning
how to handle them properly.
Visitors should wear clothes that can get wet.
Crayfish are abundant in streams, rivers & ponds throughout the
state of Ohio. The freshwater crustaceans, resembling small
lobsters, often conceal themselves under rocks or logs.
Jackson Field is located off Jackson Road in South Chagrin
Reservation, off Chagrin River Road, north of Miles Road in
For more information, call 440-247-7075.
Go on a "Crayfish Safari" with Cleveland Metroparks
- part of your life, naturally.