Urban greenspaces are cultivated to provide visitors with a break from the stresses of city life. Cleveland Metroparks invites you to relax and explore your local greenspaces with these September programs:
Intro into Stream Processes Creek Walk
Monday, September 9 � 5 - 7 p.m.
Monarch Bluff Picnic Area � West Creek Reservation
Grab your boots and learn how streams work! Guest expert and EnviroScience Stream Engineer Joel Bingham will take us through the basics while we walk a stretch of stream in West Creek Reservation. Wear footwear that can get wet and muddy. This program is for teens and adults. Registration is required. The Monarch Bluff Picnic Area is located behind the Watershed Stewardship Center off West Ridgewood Drive, between State and Broadview roads in Parma. For more information and to register, visit clevelandmetroparks.com or call 440-887-1968.
Birds & the Beach
Tuesday, September 17 � 6 - 7 p.m.
Edgewater Park � Lakefront Reservation
Millions of birds, like warblers, orioles, thrushes, flycatchers and kinglets, migrate south each fall. Join Naturalist Jen Brumfield on watch at Lake Erie's coastline and walk the beach trail in search of migrant birds whose lives depend on Cleveland's vital lakefront greenspace. This program is for young adults and older. The hike will meet in the lower lake parking lot. Edgewater Beach is located at 6700 Memorial Shoreway, off of OH-2 in Lakefront Reservation in Cleveland. For more information, visit clevelandmetroparks.com or call 440-887-1968.
Full Moon Over the City
Wednesday, September 18 � 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Bring your blanket and claim a spot on the green to watch the full moon rise over Acacia Reservation. Enjoy the sights, the music of katydids, crickets and other insects and learn something new from a naturalist. For more information, visit clevelandmetroparks.com or call 440-473-3370.
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