FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 -or-
KALI FENCL - 216-635-3284
It's getting chillier outside, which means birds
are starting to head south for the winter.
Bid a fond farewell to them before they leave at Cleveland
Metroparks programs this October, including:
Fall Bird Hike
Thursday, October 4 � 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Look About Lodge � South Chagrin Reservation
Enjoy a last look at migrating birds before they head to warmer
climates. Binoculars and field guides are available for loan. Look
About Lodge is located at 37374 Miles Road in South Chagrin
Reservation, between SOM Center Road/Route 91 and Chagrin River
Road in Bentleyville. For more information, call 440-247-7075.
Bird or Bust: Chasing Migration
Thursday, October 4 � 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join Naturalist Jen Brumfield on a tour-de-force morning seeking
migrant songbirds and insects along the Lake Erie lakefront.
Huntington Reservation, Rocky River Park and Wendy Park in search
of warblers, rare sparrows, waterbirds and more. Meet at Huntington
Reservation's lakefront parking lot on the north side of Lake Road
in Bay Village. For more information, call 216-341-9225
Sunday Bird Walk
Sundays, October 7 and 21 � 9 - 11 a.m.
North Chagrin Nature Center� North Chagrin
Join Naturalist Tim Krynak to search for migrant songbirds
making their way to more tropical climates. 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, 440-473-3370.
Bird or Bust: Chasing Sparrows
Thursday, October 11 � 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Come on a sparrow-seeking adventure through the meadows of
Bedford Reservation with Naturalist Jen Brumfield. Search the skies
for migrant songbirds, butterflies and dragonflies, and explore the
meadows of Circle Emerald. Meet at the end of Old Button Road in
Bedford Reservation, off Dunham Road in Bedford. For more
information, call 216-341-3152.
Eyes on OWLS!
Thursday, October 18 � 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Garfield Park Nature Center � Garfield Park
Experience an indoor discovery program celebrating the
incredible diversity, natural history and secrets of owls with
Naturalist Jen Brumfield! Bring the entire family to see two live
owls up-close and personal. Garfield Park Nature Center is located
off Mill Creek Lane, off the Broadway Avenue entrance of Garfield
Park Reservation in Garfield Heights. For more information, call
Monthly Morning with the Birds
Saturday, October 20 � 9 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Nature Center � Rocky River Reservation
This is an exciting time to watch birds in the woods and over
the waters of the Rocky River Valley. Bring some binoculars and
curiosity to see some of these winged gems. Rocky River Nature
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.
Catch a last glimpse of migrant birds before they head south in
Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life, naturally!