FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
ERIC BARNETT - 216-635-7014
Spring has sprung, and many of our feathered friends have
returned from their winter homes to Cleveland Metroparks.
Enjoy a variety of free bird-related programs this April:
Sunday Bird Walk
Sunday, April 1 � 8 - 10 a.m.
North Chagrin Nature Center � North Chagrin
Warm-up to the Audubon Bird Walk series and search for early
migrants around the pond and marsh. Some binoculars will be
available to borrow. North Chagrin Nature Center is located off
Buttermilk Falls Parkway, off the Sunset Lane entrance of North
Chagrin Reservation, off SOM Center Road/Route 91 in Mayfield
Village. For more information, call 440-473-3370.
Backyard Birds and Banding
Saturday, April 14 � 9:30 - noon
CanalWay Center � Ohio & Erie Canal
This month, discuss the larger birds that can be seen soaring
through the clouds. How do hawks, eagles and vultures relate to
local backyards? There will also be bird banding going on, so
participants can see feeder birds up close. CanalWay Center is
located off Whittlesey Way, off the East 49th Street
entrance of Ohio & Erie Canal Reservations, between Grant
Avenue and Canal Road in Cuyahoga Heights. For more information,
Bird Banding at Rocky River Nature Center
Sunday, April 15 � 9:30 a.m. -
Rocky River Nature Center � Rocky River
Better than binoculars - capture and release birds from the
feeder and view their intricate details up close! Learn about bird
banding, an essential and fascinating tool for learning about these
feathered friends. Program cancelled if raining. Rocky RiverNature
Center is located at 24000 Valley Parkway in Rocky River
Reservation, north of Cedar Point Road in North Olmsted. For
more information, call 440-734-6660.
Spring Bird Hike
Thursday, April 19 � 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Jackson Field parking lot � South Chagrin
Hike to discover winged migrants during this series of bird
hikes (Continues on April 19, 26 & May 3, 10, 17, 24).
Binoculars recommended. Some binoculars will be available to
borrow. Jackson Field is located off Jackson Road in South Chagrin
Reservation, north of Miles Road in Moreland Hills. For more
information, call 440-247-7075.
Sunday, April 29 � 9 - 10 a.m.
Jackson Field � South Chagrin Reservation
Novice bird watchers can take their time searching for resident
and migratory birds. Maybe even learn some bird songs. Binoculars
will be available to borrow. Jackson Field is located off Jackson
Road in South Chagrin Reservation, north of Miles Road in Moreland
Hills. For more information, call 440-247-7075.
Discover the returning birds in Cleveland Metroparks -
part of your life, naturally.