FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635- 3263 - or -
ALYSSA COOK-ALEXANDER - 216-635-3274
It's not too late to enjoy a relaxing day, enjoying Hinckley
Reservation and learning the history of the reservation and
Cleveland Metroparks is yours to explore when you take part in
�Hear Here!� - an Audio Tour of Cleveland Metroparks, which runs
through December 31.
Visitors of all ages can enjoy a half-day adventure on a
self-led tour celebrating five different sites in Hinkley
Reservation in Hinckley Township. Spend a morning or afternoon
alone or with a group of people, hop in the car, and get ready to
tune your radio to 1620 AM at each �Hear Here!� site for
interesting facts about the area you are visiting.
The Hear Here! tour is perfect for all ages and allows park
patrons the flexibility of experiencing the tour all in one day or
by making different stops on different days.
At one of the stops, visitors can learn about the
history and origin of the Buzzard Day. What originally began as an
astute observation by a park ranger, Buzzard Day, or Buzzard Sunday
as it is now called, became a holiday that attracts thousands of
pairs of eyes. No one knows for certain why turkey vultures
(buzzards) return to Hinckley Reservation every March 15. Could it
be because of an attempt by a group of farmers to rid the area of
harmful wild animals or is it the inviting environment that is
perfect for roosting buzzards?
Learn more about the Buzzard Roost and turkey
vultures, as well as the four other sites on this audio tour. To
experience the wonders of the five sites even more, visitors are
encouraged to get out and explore by hiking, picnicking or just
relaxing at the site.
The broadcast may be in progress. But the
message repeats itself and can be listened to more than once to
ensure all the fascinating details about the site and its
surroundings are covered.
For maps or directions to help locate �Hear Here!�
sites, visit www.clevelandmetroparks.com or call 216-635-3200.
Don't miss your chance to uncover the mystery
surrounding the celebrated scavenger birds of Hinckley Reservation
on the �Hear Here!� audio tour of Cleveland
Metroparks - part of your life naturally.
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